Accounts Assistant / Payroll Officer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Samuel Everton

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:


  • Startdate:


Accounts Assistant / Payroll Officer

The Company:
International software company based in the City which is expanding their presence and seeking a Payroll Officer / Accounts Assistant on a full time basis to replace an existing employee. They have an energetic, high performing and collaborative team.

The role:


  • Receive and collate monthly payroll information, liaising with our outsourced payroll bureau to ensure efficient processing of UK payroll
  • Process payroll BACS payments
  • Dealing with any payroll HMRC correspondence
  • Making relevant HMRC payments
  • Dealing with internal staff payroll queries
  • Reconciliation/check of the US payroll (twice-monthly)
  • Process payroll related invoices through Documentation (Accounts Payable system)
  • Preparation of the annual PSA & P11ds when required
  • Responding to year end Audit queries in relation to payroll


  • Assisting the Management Accountant with Month End reporting & tasks such as:
  • Preparing and posting journals
  • Preparing Accruals & Prepayments schedules
  • Fixed Assets
  • Reconciling month end balances in relation to payroll accounts
  • Other adhoc duties including analysis of payroll and other costs as necessary

The Successful Candidate

  • At least 3 years of experience in a payroll processing position and ideally standalone processing experience
  • Exposure to month end responsibilities such as posting journals, bank recs, and reporting
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal

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