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Payroll Assistant- Leeds

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £21000 - £23000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Payroll Assistant to join a well established, growing business on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre. This is an excellent time to join a large, well respected, thriving business that aims to promote from within where possible. You will join a friendly, long standing team that reward and recognise their team members. Along with a competitive salary and the opportunity to develop and progress you will also have access to an excellent benefits and rewards package. Along with a competitive salary and the opportunity to develop and progress you will also have access to an excellent benefits and rewards package.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:-

-Attending meetings with the payroll provider as and when required.
-Liaising with the HR department and the wider business to keep payroll and benefits details up to date.
-Supporting on the pensions and benefits side and ensuring any calculations are accurate
-Assisting in the processing of new starters, leavers and amendments.
-Issuing P45's and preparing BACS statements.
-Processing payroll calculations including manual calculations when required.
-Dealing with PAYE enquires.
-Reconciliation of payroll - performing journals, accruals and prepayments for bonuses or overpayments.
-Administering SSP, SMP, SPP, PAYE and NI and year end procedures.
-Calculating monthly pay to gross for all employees.
-Preparing and issuing pay statements in accordance with agreed timescales.
-Analysing and resolving pay queries and providing information as required.
-Being committed to maintaining payroll legislation knowledge.

You will:

- Have previous experience of working within a payroll team and will have experience of working within a fast paced, high volume environment.
- Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Be able to communicate at all levels and be able to liaise with managers and clients.
- Be able to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines.
- Have strong IT skills.

For more information please contact Gemma Watmough.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.