Accounts Assistant Payroll

Cordant Internal Recruitment
10 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Accounts Assistant (Payroll)

Team: Finance

Reports to: Financial Controller

Location: Northampton

Type: Full time, Permanent (40 hours)

Salary: Competitive

Contact: Alex Fitzgerald - LinkedIn


Liaising with the payroll team, the role encompasses, but is not limited to:

  • Reconciliations of payroll advances, stopped-cheques repayments, rejected BACS, cheque advance recovery
  • Assist in validating source documents in respect of non-taxable additions to ensure they are within PAYE rules e.g. mileage (actual receipted business mileage), expenses (receipted), night out expenses (within HMRC allowable limits), and accommodation
  • Verifying supporting documentation for VAT paid via payroll
  • Checking and reviewing non-taxable deductions including attachment of earnings,equipment/Swipe cards/PPE documentation, pensions and reconciling union payments
  • Check payslips against online calculator to ensure cumulative PAYE, NI and other amount are correct
  • Check PAYE documentation is loaded on front-end systems correctly
  • Check tax codes and NI number changes from HMRC have been applied correctly
  • Audit statutory payments such as SMP/SSP
  • Ad-hoc reporting

Any other duties deemed reasonable and in line with departmental and company-wide objectives

Skills & Attributes
? Enquiring mind with drive and energy
? Good attention to detail
? Strong customer orientation and comfortable liaising with non-financial colleagues
? Ability to manage numerous conflicting priorities, work under pressure and to deadlines
? Experience and payroll/accounting technical ability
? Excellent IT and systems skills (Microsoft Excel & word, Google)

About us

The Cordant Group is a £800+ million business and is recognised nationally as the UK's largest social enterprise. Operating with transparency, integrity, passion and innovation across all industry sectors.

What next?

If this opportunity grabs your interest then you can apply via the button below . If you would like further information about this role or a confidential conversation in the first instance you can find my contact details on LinkedIn - Alex Fitzgerald.

Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.