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Payroll Assistant in Grimsby at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Job Description

Haines Watts is a Top 15 firm of chartered accountants 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.

You will be a key member of the Payroll team by carrying out a range of compliance related work and ensuring your part in the smooth running of client payrolls. You will develop and keep your technical knowledge up to date.

The key duties of this role include:-

  • You will be expected to undertake payroll compliance work for clients of the practice.
  • You will be expected to professionally represent the firm and its interests in dealings with clients and other professionals.
  • You will treat information and data with the utmost confidence.
  • You will be expected to attend training to further develop and maintain your technical skills and work towards a professional qualification, if required.
  • Provide support and assistance to other colleagues as needed.
  • You will be expected to have and maintain a working knowledge of the systems and programmes required in your role and keep your technical knowledge up to date.
  • Setting up and processing new and existing payrolls.
  • Adding new payroll clients to the system and creating their account with HMRC.
  • Submittting RTI reports to HMRC.
  • Processing starters and leavers.
  • Calculating holiday pay, SMP, SSP, SPP.
  • Ensuring the weekly and monthly submission of auto enrolment pensions.

Personal Qualities :

  • Is friendly with a 'can-do' attitude.
  • Is a positive person to work with.
  • Copes well with change and pressure.
  • Manages own workload and is proactive if help or support is needed.
  • Identifies areas for improvement and takes responsibility for tasks.
  • Is aware of development areas.
  • Adopts calm and assured approach, makes time for people, shares knowledge.
  • Being able to juggle a number of jobs, whilst demonstrating excellent time management skills to ensure all deadlines and expectations are met.
  • Takes pride in all aspects of work.
  • If you are keen to secure a varied Payroll Assistant role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm please apply today to find out more.


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