Payroll Assistant

3 days left

England, East Sussex, Lewes
£24000 - £28000 per annum
Jan 12, 2021
Jan 19, 2021
JN -012021-1996916
Alain Multini
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well established, fast growing business based in the outskirts of Lewes. They are looking for a new Payroll Assistant to join the team.

Client Details

Our client is a well known business in the local area, and has fantastic links to the local community. They have been at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19.


  • Day to day administration of client payrolls to include RTI submissions and end of year reporting
  • Overseeing department workflows
  • Keep up to date with PAYE/NIC/Statutory payments and auto enrolment updates
  • Send BACS payments
  • Ensure BACS payments and Payflow are sent on time
  • Assist with reviewing and checking of payrolls
  • Assist payroll manager with the setup of pension schemes and any new payrolls and any ad hoc project work as required
  • Pro-actively carry out payroll reconciliations and analysis
  • Work collaboratively with other departments
  • Assist the team in dealing with the more complex payroll queries
  • Provide training support to less experienced members of the team
  • Provide a comprehensive service to clients to include additional advice and information requests as appropriate
  • Communicate the full range of services on offer to clients such as nominals and holiday pay
  • Use payroll software efficiently
  • To work closely with other team members and assist with cover during periods of absence
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally
  • Process payrolls in an efficient manner, utilising pension uploads, holiday scheme calculations and software uploads where appropriate
  • Communicate effectively with third parties such as HMRC, GMB, Unison, pension providers etc.
  • Maintain accuracy and low level error rate throughout your work at all times
  • Any other duties commensurate with this post


  • Competent in the use of excel and word
  • Payroll professional qualification desirable
  • Extensive Payroll knowledge and experience essential

Job Offer

Competitive Salary + additional benefits

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