Payroll Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Staff UK Bolton
Location
Bolton
Salary
£22,000 - 24,000 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Payroll Accounts Assistant

Our client is a prestigious accounts firm near Bolton town centre and are looking for an experienced Payroll Assistant on a permanent basis to start as soon as possible.

Payroll Processing

- Processing of client payrolls on SAGE 50 Payroll - Assistance in the payroll completion and submission for approximately 300 payroll clients ranging from 2 employees to 250 employees (weekly, fortnightly, four weekly and monthly processing) - preparation is delegated and random reviews are conducted for at least 1 company per week.
- Pension Assessment and upload for auto enrolment - processing of automatic enrolment duties for payroll clients - preparation is delegated and random reviews are prepared for at least 1 company per month.
- Payment of direct debits for client's on HMRC websites
- Chasing client payrolls
- Assist with year end completion
- Maintaining up to date knowledge of all software, Infusion soft, SAGE payroll, HMRC legislation (particularly payroll) to be able to train team members and inform clients.
- Telephone support for clients with queries on payroll
- Advising clients when necessary on Auto enrolment, RTI and Statutory payments
- SMP and SSP calculations - must understand manual calculations

Client Administration & Marketing Support

- Assistance with general client correspondence - electronically and manually
- Preparation of client on boarding process / proposals / letters / marketing information
- Assistance in administration of marketing initiatives - provide support to external marketing

Knowledge / skills

- Microsoft Office Suite (intermediate)
- Highly organised
- Report writing
- Excellent written communication including formal letter writing
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Able to work alone when necessary
- Accuracy and attention to detail (e.g. spelling)
- Clear and professional spoken English

Experience

- Payroll processing
- In Payroll bureau environment
- Working as part of a team
- Working in a confidential environment
- Working with databases