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Vacancy Details

Job TitlePayroll Associate
Salary£22,000 - £25,000


Top tier firm of Accountants are looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Associate to assist with their clients payroll.



  • Employers Support advises on a variety of payroll related matters,

  • particularly executive remuneration packages, benefits in kind and

  • their tax and national insurance implications. We provide

  • reassurance that payroll procedures are operating correctly and

  • meet HMRC and DWP requirements.

  • Role Purpose: To ensure all clients‘ payrolls are processed

  • accurately and in a timely manner and assist senior members of

  • the department with all aspects of payroll.



  • Maintain a portfolio of client payrolls

  • An understanding of current PAYE and NIC legislation that

affects payroll.

  • Ensure all starters, leavers, benefits and allowances

  • information is entered on to the Payroll database and update the

  • relevant spreadsheet to record all entries made

  • Calculate leavers pay when leaving mid-month

  • Calculation of statutory payments

  • Process P45 forms

  • Print and sort payslips for distribution

  • Run payroll reports

  • Ensure monthly salary payment for client payrolls are

  • transferred to the correct accounts in a timely manner

  • Upload FPS and EPS reports to HMRC as required

  • Completion of return of expenses and benefits forms P11D and

  • P11D(b)

  • Good understanding of the payroll software and its functionality

  • Respond to client queries regarding payroll in a professional

and timely manner

  • Deal with HMRC correspondence enquiries

  • Maintain an up to date client status schedule

  • Deal with general administrative duties, as requested




  • Qualification with the CIPP in terms of either a National Payroll

  • Certificate or Year 1 of the Foundation Degree in Payroll

  • Management completed, or equivalent, is highly desirable

  • A strong work ethic and willingness to assist other members of

the team when required.

  • Able to multi-task and to prioritise payroll workload

  • Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills

  • Have a knowledge of changes to legislation which effect payroll

  • Confident and competent in dealing with clients

  • Have a working knowledge of MS Office and payroll software


  • Good time keeping/punctuality