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Senior Payroll and Accounts Assistant

Location: CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 28,000-35,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-379555

Senior Payroll and Accounts Assistant - Cambridge - £28,000-£35,000 per annum

A leading Cambridge based technology company currently require a capable and career driven individual to join their growing finance team in the role of Senior Payroll and Accounts Assistant, following a period of considerable growth which is projected to continue.

Reporting to the department manager, this role will include the following duties:

- Full responsibility for the accurate and timely processing of assigned payrolls (UK and International, circa 1,300 employees)

- To accurately process any advised changes (tax code/ bonus / pay rate / address/salary, bonus or commission payments)

- To ensure all data inputs, approvals and queries and resolved within agreed monthly timelines

- To review the payroll email inbox daily and respond to any urgent matters within same day

- To review UK and International control reports and check for errors, obtain authorisation, update payroll history reports

- To prepare bank transmission; report’ check banking report and make payments

- To prepare tax reconciliation reports for countries where taxes are paid in arrears

- To respond to all emails from payroll bureaus and escalate any issues or technical information to Payroll Manager

- To reconcile International payroll trust bank accounts to accounting system

- To review reports, check accuracy, obtain authorisation, update payroll history reports and prepare detailed journal

- To complete RTI reports, leaver reports and print P45s; complete submissions on Government Gateway

- To assist in the preparation of P60, P11D and PSA returns

- To assist Payroll Manager with the set up and administrative support of PAYE schemes Pensions

- To update the pension records spreadsheet and reconcile monthly to external reports from pension company

- To ensure payments are made to pension providers (UK and International)

- To support all end of month pension reconciliations

- To support and oversee accurate and timely processing of employee expense reports

- To promptly assist with general payment processing and responding to urgent & special international transactions

- To prepare analysis on company expenses expenditure for management review


This client is ideally looking for candidates with the following experience and attributes:

-Educated to A level or equivalent

-Working towards AAT/CIPP/ACCA/CIMA/ (desirable but not essential)

-Background of working in a finance team, preferably within a medium sized international company

-Experience working in a UK payroll role

-Experience of all monthly and statutory reporting tasks, including RTI reports, P45s

-Experience of international payroll processing (desirable not essential)

-Demonstrable experience of monthly payroll processing, reconciliations and end of year returns (P60, P11D and PSA returns)

-Proficient in the use of Excel and Word

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading company at a very exciting stage in their growth.  The right candidate will have the opportunity to join a dynamic and friendly team, where progression is encouraged and support provided.

Please apply now for more information.

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