Payroll Officer

Chrysalis Recruitment Solutions
Cheshire, UK
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Our client is looking for an experienced Payroll Officer to join their small and friendly team based in Chester. This is an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Officer who is looking to join a well-established and reputable firm of chartered accountants based in Chester. Our client is a leading chartered accountants in Chester and Wrexham, helping hundreds of businesses across Cheshire and North Wales develop and thrive. With over 30 years of experience, they have the knowledge and expertise to help businesses develop and grow in changeable economic climates. As Payroll Officer you will be supporting clients and developing your experience alongside a highly professional and motivated team. A friendly and professional working environment is on offer, together with a competitive benefits package.


As Payroll Officer you will work alongside the payroll manager, the role will focus on diligently processing and supporting monthly and weekly payroll for multiple client companies.

Key Responsibilities:

Working with Sage payroll software
Resolving queries with clients and HMRC
Undertaking manual calculations of payroll taxes and NI
Undertake manual calculations for pension contributions

Required skills:

At least 2 years payroll experience, preferably with previous experience of working in an accountancy practice
A good understanding of payroll legislation including furlough claims
Excellent oral and written communication skills, will pick up the phone and speak to clients and HMRC
Up to date in-depth payroll knowledge and experience ideally gained within an accountancy practice
Relevant payroll qualifications are desirable
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to provide excellent customer service to clients
Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
IT literacy and competent with Excel
Willing to work in their Chester office, with social distancing measures in place

Key Skills:

Confident with clients
Motivated and driven
Have a good level of organisational skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Be able to demonstrate you can work in a team but also off your own initiative

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