Payroll Accountant

Michael Page Finance
North Shields
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The client is based in North Tyneside looking for a Payroll Accountant to join their team to take ownership of the full payroll function.

Client Details

The client is looking for a Payroll Accountant to join their team based in North Tyneside to take ownership of the full payroll function.


As a Payroll Accountant the duties would include:

  • Processing weekly manual timesheets using Pegasus and exporting into Sage Payroll for payslip production
  • Calculating mileage, holidays and pensions using Sage
  • Processing monthly salaries for the office based staff including car expenses and pensions
  • Using Sage to carry out job costing and general accounting responsibilities
  • Processing payments for subcontractors invoices using Pegasus including Tax calculations
  • Analysing payments for projects and providing financial information
  • General admin duties including answering telephones, processing petty cash receipts and data entry.


The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience with Payroll
  • Have a working knowledge of Sage Payroll, Sage 50 and Pegasus systems
  • Be fully competent using Microsoft Office packages especially Excel and Outlook
  • Have experience processing BACS payments
  • Be able to use Sharepoint
  • Be able to prioritise their own workload and work to strict deadlines
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Have attention to detail.

Job Offer

  • Full Time role
  • Easy access via Public Transport or Parking available

This job was originally posted as