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Payroll Assistant

  • Location: Wakefield
  • Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email: leeds@sharpconsultancy.com
  • Expiry Date: 10 June 2023
  • Job Ref: LCO38707_1683815590
Based in North Leeds I am working with a rewarding organisation recruiting a Payroll Assistant to work as a member of the Payroll team ensuring that the Association's payroll procedures are conducted in a timely and accurate manner.

Key responsibilities are to include but not exclusive to:

* To review and integrate monthly payroll data in the IRIS Cascade Payroll system - starters, leavers, contract amendments i.e., salary increases, change in hours, overtime, bonus etc
* To administer SSP, SMP, SPP, Income tax, National Insurance, pensions, student loans and attachment of earnings in line with regulations
* Balancing payroll output and generating finance reports including BACS
* Process and submit pension upload files to pension portal
* Balancing year end and producing P11ds, P60's, pension reports etc.
* Publishing payslips and producing P45s
* Support in the management of benefits administration for our benefit in kind benefits (BIK)
* Support the wider Payroll manager and wider Finance team as required

I am keen to hear from individuals with the following skills and experience:

* Experience of end-to-end payroll processing
* Working knowledge of Payroll systems, legislation and best practices
* High level of accuracy and attention to detail
* Personable and a good communicator
* Possess completer/finisher tendencies and is solutions-focused when faced with issues
* Ability to meet deadlines and achieve objectives with a can-do attitude
* Excellent IT and numerical skills, ideally Excel experience
* Experience of using IRIS Cascade Payroll is desirable

This is an excellent opportunity to join a very friendly and supportive team in a role that offers genuine long term career opportunities.


Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website www.sharpconsultancy.com for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.