Payroll Assistant

Location:Godalming, Surrey
Salary:£24000 - £28000 per annum

The Payroll Assistant is responsible for helping the Financial Accountant in the preparation of UK and US payroll ready for sign off, preparing and posting the payroll journals, assistance, preparation, and submission of annual payroll returns.

The primary job responsibilities include:

  • Processing UK and US payrolls ready for sign off
  • Preparation and posting of payroll journals both in UK and US where required
  • Reconciliation of relevant Nominal ledgers
  • Assistance, preparation, and submission of annual payroll returns
  • Expenses
  • General admin support and ad-hoc tasks

Skills and Experience:


  • Working towards an AAT/Payroll Qualification
  • Must have working knowledge of UK payroll legislations in Tax, NI, SMP, SSP etc
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience of working in a similar payroll position
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrable planning, time management and organisational skills
  • Computer literate with Word and Outlook skills
  • Sound database management skills
  • Attention to detail


  • Experience of working with Opera, Concur, or similar systems
  • Demonstrable report writing skills
  • Sales account administration experience

Person Specification:

  • Promote and live the company values; Think Client, Deliver Exceptionally and Excel Together
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Professional appearance, well-mannered and a constructive attitude in all work-related matters
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritise work to maintain required productivity levels
  • Willingness to research and self-study to keep skills relevant
  • Self-motivated, flexible in approach, enthusiastic team player
  • Strong rapport and relationship building skills with internal/external customers
  • Strong sense of responsibility and accountability, results driven
  • Methodical in approach with sound analytical and problem-solving skills, and keen attention to detail
  • Enjoys a challenge

Due to number of application we are unable to get back to all individual so if you have not been contacted in 5 working days then unfortunately on this occasion you have not been successful.

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