Payroll Executive


Our client is a well-established and growing top 15 Accountancy firm with a strong reputation for providing a high quality service, with areas of technical expertise in the following areas: Corporate Business, Not for Profit, Pension Funds, Professional Practice, and Private Clients.

They are currently looking for a Payroll Executive to join their dedicated Payroll team in the central Reading office. The role is full time and permanent.

You will be allocated your own portfolio of clients and will be responsible for the day to day processing of weekly and monthly payrolls including starters, leavers, personal changes, holiday pay, statutory payments and making BACS payments via the payroll software. You will be supported by the existing members of the payroll team.

To be considered you will have a minimum of 3 years’ payroll experience within a professional practice environment. Knowledge of RTI and Auto Enrolment are essential as well as the ability to understand and break down payslips and re perform tax calculations manually. Experience of IRIS Payroll Professional is preferable but not essential. Good time management skills are required as well excellent PC skills including excel and word.

You must have exceptional customer service and communication skills as you will be dealing with queries from clients via e-mail and telephone. Your communication and relationship building must be to a very high standard as our client prides itself on providing a high level of service to our clients at all time.

Essential Requirements are:

  • Extensive experience in running payrolls from start to finish including all statutory calculations, RTI and year end
  • Dealing with multiple/complex payrolls
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise with clients/HMRC
  • You must be hands-on, proactive, with attention to detail, someone who can create a process and then drive it forward.
  • Strong team player
  • CIPP qualification preferred, but not essential.
  • Experience of IRIS Payroll Professional would be an advantage, training will be given

As one of the UK’s leading firms of chartered accountants, our client is looking for exceptional people. Their ethos is to promote their friendly, approachable and professional style as business partners, building strong and long-term relationships with their clients.

They offer you an opportunity to continue your career and work for a firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do.

You will find the expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return they can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits, plus an opportunity to work for a firm that truly values its people.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Salary range
28000-35000per annum
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