Accountancy Practice

Payroll Assistant Permanent

An independent Accountancy practice are recruiting for a Payroll Assistant to join them on a permanent basis.

As well as the traditional accounting services they also offer their clients business mentoring and guidance. The Payroll Assistant will be joining a busy and established team and will be responsible for the many aspects of payroll across a wide range of clients.

To be considered for this opportunity you need to have gained previous Accountancy practice payroll experience. It would be advantageous if you have worked with Brightpay payroll software previously.

This is a fantastic Payroll opportunity, too good to miss, where the successful Payroll Assistant will have access to a range of company benefits and flexible working options. If you are looking to develop your payroll career in a nurturing environment this would be the ideal opportunity.

Full CIPP study support is available with this opportunity to propel your payroll career.


Payroll Administrator duties:

  • Inputting new starters onto payroll system.
  • Processing HMRC notifications.
  • Processing weekly/fortnightly/monthly payroll runs.
  • Managing Auto Enrolment requirements including uploading pension reports to relevant pension providers.
  • Checking payroll for accuracy.
  • Distributing relevant reports/payslips as per individual client’s needs.
  • Submitting information to HMRC in a timely manner including FPS and EPS.
  • Completing year end and distributing P60’s.
  • Acting as a point of contact for clients.
  • Liaising with HMRC for any relevant queries/disputes.
  • Processing client’s CIS returns each month and submitting to HMRC.


Payroll Administrator person specification:

  • Have experience within the payroll bureau or working with a multitude of payrolls.
  • Have at least a working knowledge of Auto Enrolment.
  • Have experience of Brightpay payroll software.


Working Hours: Monday-Friday 37.5 hours per week.

Hybrid working from home options available once probationary period has been passed. Two full working days from home per week.


If this role is not quite right for you but would like to refer a suitable candidate, be sure to make the most of our £250 ‘Candidate Referral Scheme‘.

Bowen Eldridge Recruitment is acting as an Accountancy Practice Recruitment Agency to appoint this vacancy on behalf of a client.

Tagged as: payroll, Payroll Administrator, payroll bureau, Sage Payroll


Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: 30th September 2022
  • Location: Bridgend
  • Job Title: Payroll Assistant
  • Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 plus CIPP study support
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