Accountancy Practice

Payroll Officer Permanent

An independent Newport based Accountancy Practice are looking to add an additional Payroll Officer to their Payroll department. The Practice are open-minded as to whether this is a full time or part time appointment.

The Payroll Officer will be joining a relaxed and professional team where you will benefit from flexible working, good transport links and free on-site parking.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in processing payrolls of varied in size and complexity. Technical payroll knowledge is essential and Tax, NI, RTI, SMP, SSP, SAP and Auto Enrolment will be a minimum knowledge requirement. The ability to use Sage payroll is desirable but not essential.

It would be highly advantageous if you have gained Accountancy practice payroll experience.

Payroll Officer duties and responsibilities:

Working in a busy payroll department, you will be required to assist with and/or carry out the following:

  • Processing payroll of varying frequencies (weekly, monthly, fortnightly, etc.), including the collation of timesheets etc.
  • All aspects of administration including starters and leavers.
  • Ensuring all necessary payments are made within the deadlines set, for example pension contributions and BACS salary payments.
  • Liaising with HMRC and other relevant third parties.
  • Answering queries from clients regarding tax, NI, employee benefits etc.
  • Process and submit Contractor Industry Scheme returns.
  • Processing year end payroll procedures.
  • Ensuring payroll knowledge is up to date and in line with HMRC, with procedures updated accordingly.
  • RTI and auto enrolment experience


Hybrid working and flexible working hours are available. This opportunity can be full time or part time. 30 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays on top.


Full time hours are 37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday).


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

If this opportunity if not quite right for you but know someone who might be suitable, be sure to make the most of our Candidate Referral Scheme.


Tagged as: payroll, Payroll Administrator, Sage Payroll


Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 5 days ago
  • Expiration date: 30th June 2024
  • Location: Newport area
  • Job Title: Payroll Officer
  • Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 plus hybrid working
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