Payroll Assistant

Sellick Partnership Newcastle
11 Feb 2018
12 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Sellick Partnership are currently assisting in the recruitment of a Payroll Administrator to work within the Finance Department of a large Engineering company based in Cleveland. This is a temporary position due to last initially 6 months.

The purpose of the role is to compile and process payroll data to maintain and operate the weekly and monthly payroll, as well as various intercompany Payrolls.


* Compile payroll data such as hours worked, overtime and absence data from the T&A system and upload into the payroll system
* Calculate and process Average Holiday Pay, Company Sick Pay and Statutory payments
* Processing of Pension information and other admin duties relating to Auto Enrolment
* Review and reconcile wage computed and correct errors to ensure accuracy of payroll
* Record changes affecting net wages such as voluntary contributions and allowances for each employee to update master payroll
* Record data concerning transfer of employees between departments and payrolls and other employee record changes
* Process payroll data related to timesheets and site contracts
* Prepare periodic reports for earnings, taxes and deductions
* Keeps records of leave pay and non-taxable wages
* Prepare and issue payslips
* Process journals into the general ledger for all UK payrolls
* Administration relating to payroll creditors, pensions and share options
* Ongoing development of payroll methods, utilising current payroll systems to full capacity
* Assist with accounting tasks including coding of cash receipts & payments, arranging signatures for bank transfers, petty cash reconciliations, checking expense claims


* Experience of using a payroll system (Sage, IRIS EIQ)
* Experience of Microsoft Office including Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
* Ability to work flexibly and be responsible to changing demands
* Excellent communication skills
* Excellent attention to detail
* Ability to work to tight deadlines
* Ability to work flexibly and be responsible to changing demands

The ideal candidate will be AAT qualified or equivalent, however this is not essential.

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Kathryn Heeler at Sellick Partnership.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role

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