Payroll Assistant


£19000 - £22000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Preston

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A fantastic opportunity has became available working for a large leading Distribution Company in the North West. The Company are looking for an experienced, tenacious Payroll Assistant to join their busy team to carry out end to end Payroll.

As a Payroll Assistant you will have a keen eye for detail, plan your own work load and flexibility is paramount. This is a busy, fast paced role working to strict deadlines, work well within the team and have the confidence to make decisions. You must be computer literate and a confident EXCEL user, have the ability to process a large payroll from start to finish.

The ideal Payroll Assistant will have a minimum of 2/3 years experience, must be QBE or an AAT qualifications.

Reporting to the Payroll Manager you will be responsible for:


Process weekly and monthly payrolls from start to finish to include:

  • Processing leavers and holiday pay
  • Contractor / sub-contractor payments
  • Calculating the payroll and running the payslips
  • Checking the payslips and running the relevant reports and payslips
  • P45's, P60's, P11's, tax implications and all government deductions
  • HMRC submissions and TAX
  • Completing the payroll journal and monthly reconciliation
  • Providing cover for other payrolls
  • Preparing depots staff costs budgets each year.
  • Processing holiday forms and payroll amendments
  • Scanning and attaching documents into the payroll system.
  • Assisting with processing pensions for the group
  • Answering the phone and dealing with wage queries.

The Person:

  • Payroll knowledge is a must, along with the ability to use Word and Excel.
  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion at all times.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work to deadlines.
  • Able to work under pressure using own initiative
  • Excellent communicator with a good sense of humour - Team fit is KEY!

This is an excellent opportunity for an experience Payroll Assistant with great working hours, on-site parking, great benefits and a attractive salary & holiday allowance.

If you have all the relevant experience, please apply with a current updated CV. If you haven't had a response within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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