Payroll & Accounts Assistant

Location: Ely
Sector: Finance & Accountancy
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Full time, Monday – Friday
Reward: £20,000 - £25,000
Start: ASAP
Benefits: 29 days holiday and birthday off, Pension Scheme, Employee of the month, Regular social events, Training programmes, Refer a friend scheme and lots more

We are seeking a Payroll and Accounts Assistant on behalf of a rapidly growing company based in Ely. The responsibilities for the first 10 months will be to support the accounts department with payroll and therefore all accounts such as sales ledger, purchase ledger, reconciliations and much more. 

To be suitable for this role you will have payroll experience and ideally knowledge of SAGE payroll. You will have strong numerical skills with expectational attention to detail. You will also ideally be part or fully AAT qualified.  

Duties will include: 

  • P11D processing
  • Ensuring accurate and timely payroll submissions
  • Managing statutory payments and ensuring legal requirements are filled and HMRC regulations are adhered to
  • Responding to payroll related queries and complaints
  • Reconciling payroll accounts
  • Answering staff queries about timesheets or pay slips
  • Processing purchase ledger invoices and credit cards
  • Credit control
  • Posting cash receipts
  • Invoice discounting (RBS FacFlow)
  • Reconcile banks and petty cash
  • Ad-hoc general accounts support when required 

Skills and experience required: 

  • Ideally AAT part or fully qualified
  • Previous payroll experience is essential including working with Sage 50
  • Strong Administration & IT skills including working with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong numerical and mathematical skills
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing with colleagues
  • Knowledge of Merlin would be an advantage but is not essential 

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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