Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Payroll Assistant to join a well-established and reputable business based in North Leeds on a 12 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.You will join a fast paced, busy and dynamic team that reward and recognise their team members and in return you will be offered a competitive salary.The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:-- All aspects of payroll, including processing statutory payments and starters and leavers.-Ensuring accurate and prompt payment of salaries.-Liaising with the HR department and the wider business to keep payroll and benefits details up to date.-Supporting on the pensions and benefits side and ensuring any calculations are accurate.-Assisting in the processing of new starters, leavers and amendments.-Issuing P45's and preparing BACS statements.-Processing payroll calculations including manual calculations when required.-Administering company benefits.-Keeping up-to-date with current government legislation relating to all aspects of payroll.-Reconciliation of payroll - performing journals, accruals and prepayments for bonuses or overpayments.-Administering SSP, SMP, SPP, PAYE and NI and year end procedures.-Calculating monthly pay to gross for all employees.-Preparing and issuing pay statements in accordance with agreed timescales.-Analysing and resolving pay queries and providing information as required.You will:--Have a minimum of 2 years' previous experience of working in a similar position.-Have strong written and verbal communication skills.-Have strong attention to detail.-Be able to communicate at all levels and be able to liaise with managers and clients.-Be able to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines.-Be highly motivated and have a 'can do' attitude.-Have strong IT skills.Benefits:--Competitive salary and benefits package.-Hybrid working available currently.-Free parking.-Great working environment where you can learn from an experienced Payroll Manager.For more information please contact Chloe WilfordTo apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.