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      Payroll Assistant

      Ben Sampson
      Ben Sampson

      Associate Recruitment Consultant

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      Salary:

      £30000 - £35000

      Location:

      London

      Contract Type:

      Permanent

      Absolute Recruit are working with a highly specialised construction company, who are looking for someone to join their finance team.

      PAYROLL ASSISTANT
      LONDON BASED
      SALARY: £30,000 – £35,000
      PERMANENT
        
      The Opportunity:
      Absolute Recruit are working with a highly specialised construction company, who are looking for someone to join their finance team. They are looking for an enthusiastic, competent, and effective individual who can take ownership of the payroll process along with some accounting processes. The role is to provide a high-level payroll function along with general bookkeeping duties and supporting the larger finance team in the day to day running of the department.
        
      Key Responsibilities:
      Payroll:

      • Maintaining timesheets and checking peoples hours on a weekly basis
      • Monthly and fortnightly distributions of staff/CIS wages via BACS
      • Processing staff expenses
      • Calculate tax and NI commitments
      • Prepare monthly PAYE/CIS for filing to HMRC
      • Respond and resolve queries from employees and management relating to the payroll process
      • Issuing tax forms
      • The enrolment of new employees and the relevant paperwork

      Accounting:

      • Managing petty cash and expense claims
      • Purchase ledger processes such as processing invoices
      • Processing weekly payment runs
      • Processing BACS/Cheque/Debit card requisitions
      • Reconciliations of various accounts

        
      Key Requirements:

      • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a related role, ideally in construction
      • Working knowledge of PAYE
      • An understand of Sage 200 & Sage 50 payroll
      • Intermediate Excel knowledge
      • Accounts payable processing knowledge