Part time Client Payroll Assistant / Officer

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive salary £30-35k pa (pro-rated dependant on hours) + bens
04 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
LF Client payroll
Contract Type

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic person looking for a flexible payroll job - initially 2-3 days per week or flexible hours 5 days per week with the opportunity to increase during peak periods. This individual will assist in managing all aspects of the Firm’s client payroll ensuring all payrolls are produced on a timely basis. Reporting to our client payroll manager, the successful applicant will be presentable, efficient and adaptable with a pleasant and calm manner, happy to be helpful to everyone at our firm.

Duties include:

  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of a variety of frequency payrolls between 1-200 employees per client
  • Assist with the coordination efforts between payroll and client contacts/departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data
  • Establish/maintain employee records
  • Ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis
  • Review changes for proper authorisation and adhere to HMRC compliance
  • Multi-task and prioritise client demands
  • Communicate effectively with clients; raising queries, enhancing efficiency and building rapport
  • Ensure clients produce payrolls on a timely basis and deadlines are met
  • Ensure all legislative requirements are complied with whilst maintaining payroll knowledge
  • Acting as a trusted advisor in all payroll matters

Skills required

  • CIPP qualification desirable but not essential
  • Ideally an excellent working knowledge of Star payroll system
  • Strong ability to use and understand the flow of transactions in standalone payroll systems
  • 3 years+ in a payroll function performing all payroll tasks and/or 3 years additional payroll office experience in lieu of CIPP qualifications
  • Strong attention to detail and diplomacy with all confidential information
  • Displays a neat and orderly work style
  • Uses initiative and takes action without being asked
  • Confident in their abilities and seeks to achieve high quality work
  • Current experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Good understanding of accountancy practices and the services offered to our clients
  • A professional, credible and confident communicator, with the ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels within the office and firm
  • Ability to work at a fast pace taking care with presentation at all times
  • Strong organisational skills, and the ability to work under pressure

Person specification

To be successful for this position, it is preferable but not essential that you have experience within a client focused corporate or professional services business. This is a unique opportunity to work within a successful chartered accountancy firm based in the heart of the city.

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