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Trainee Payroll Assistant - Camberley

Trainee Payroll Assistant - Camberley - £16k - £18k doe

Our client based in Camberley is currently recruiting for a Payroll Assistant to work within their Client Services team.

This is a varied role that requires good attention to detail, good customer service and the ability to multitask.

Training will be provided - more importantly you will be able to demonstrate a quick ability to learn, strong multi-tasking skills, a can-do attitude, robust and able to work to deadlines and display a great attitude and good sense of humour!

This role would be ideal for a candidate who has either been studying or is currently studying AAT or who has some Accounts/ Payroll experience and is looking to progress in this field.

A candidate who had been working on an apprenticeship is also of high interest for this role.

Duties will include:

  • Data entry of candidate and client information, tax documents etc

  • Processing payrolls for third party clients on a weekly, fortnightly and /or monthly basis

  • Calculating PAYE, NI, SSP, SMP, SPP and other payments as required on behalf of clients (eg student loans, travel loans, expense payments)

  • Process sales invoices and issue with backup documents

  • Reconciling client payrolls ensuring all payrolls processed are accurate and on time

  • Issue weekly accounting reports

  • Setting up Pension Schemes on payroll for Clients, processing Auto-Enrolment Pensions and uploading files

  • Ensure required funds are requested and chased if not received in time

  • Computer filing and scanning of tax documents

  • Dealing with all client, candidate and HMRC payroll questions and queries

  • Providing support and liaising with third parties as listed below

  • Processing all End Of Year client payrolls in accordance with client contracts and HMRC guidelines

Skills Required

  • You must be able to deal with high work volume and cope within a busy department as you will be working in a fast paced environment.

  • You will thrive working to tight deadlines and under pressure.

  • Must have a good level of customer service and telephone manner as the role will deal with contractors and clients

  • Knowledge of PAYE and payroll is preferred. You may have some experience thorough training or your studies or in a work environment.

  • Ability to multitask, organise workload and manage deadlines

  • Excellent time keeping and time management

  • Good communication and a can do attitude

  • Accuracy and attention to detail is vital

  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a level head

  • Must be self-motivated and must also be a good team player

  • Have some accounts knowledge to sales, and purchase ledger level and basic reconciliations

  • Microsoft office knowledge and quick to learn new systems.

Company Benefits

  • Earlier finish on Fridays at 4.30pm

  • Quarterly commission scheme (enrolled into after successful probation period) - Up to £500 + per QRT

  • 1 day extra holiday after 3 years continuous service, with an extra day each year after, up to a total of 5 extra days

  • Accredited Training Courses

  • 3 Duvet days per year (pre-arranged working from home)

  • Company provide lunch on the first Tuesday of each month

  • Access to Perks at Work - an exclusive online discount shopping programme

  • Christmas Parties

  • £100 voucher if no sickness taken in the year

  • £250 Per Annum towards health or pension

Salary: £16k - £18k

Posted: Friday 6 December 2019

Applicant(s): 6