Payroll Assistant in Leicester at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Haines Watts is a top 15 firm of chartered accountants and business advisors who specialise in advising and supporting business owners. We support over 35,000 companies and business owners around the UK, which gives our clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge. Our fresh thinking and practical business approach underpin our values.

Due to continued expansion, we have a vacancy within our Leicester team for a Payroll Assistant. This is an entry level position ideally suited to a school leaver or someone new to the industry.

The role

The overall purpose is to provide assistance to the Payroll team by carrying out a range of compliance related work and ensuring the smooth running of client payrolls.

You will be expected to professionally represent the firm and its interests in dealings with clients and other professionals.

The specifics

  • Scanning and filing of payroll documents electronically
  • Setting up new starters onto client payrolls
  • Processing of client payrolls for weekly / 4-weekly / monthly and annual schemes
  • Processing statutory payments
  • Uploading pension contributions
  • Additional payroll tasks as necessary


  • A positive and friendly can-do attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literate and confident with Microsoft Office.
  • Copes well with change and pressure and able to manage own workload
  • Can identify areas for improvement and take responsibility for tasks
  • Adopts a calm and assured approach working well with other team members


Not required as full training will be given.

This is a great opportunity for a school leaver or similar to join a friendly and diverse team. Being part of the national Haines Watts Group, means there are broad training and development opportunities available in addition to other benefits.

If you are interested in any of these positions, click on the title for more information or send your CV direct to us at


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