Role: Payroll - Semi-Senior to Senior Level
Reporting to: Payroll Supervisor and Tax/Payroll Manager
Location: Remote working initially followed by a phased return to our Ilford office
An excellent opportunity has arisen for the right individual to join our Payroll team at a Semi-Senior to Senior level.
We are looking for the right candidate to have excellent interpersonal skills, very good spoken and written English, together with a drive for attention to detail and a sense of pride in achieving your targets and keeping clients delighted. This is an exciting opportunity for any individual with at least 12 months experience in Bureau processing.
Davis Grant are a highly successful accountancy practice based in Ilford, East London with a continually growing team, currently standing at 35 team members. Our client base is hugely varied and includes clients in sectors from tech start-ups, property investment companies, large group companies and non-listed PLCs.
With over 70 years experience and a commitment to continual improvement, our Core Values are at the heart of what we do:
· One Family – together we are stronger through collaborative working
· Champion Integrity – be true in everything we do
· Here for you – putting your best interests first with tenacity
· Unequivocal excellence – continually striving for the best in everything we do
· Exhibit professionalism – bonded by the highest professional standards.
Responsibilities will include:
§ Preparation of weekly and monthly payrolls for clients using IRIS Earnie software, including calculating and processing adjustments, producing payroll summaries and payslips for each client as required.
§ Preparation and completion of weekly and monthly RTI Returns and Employer forms.
§ Setting up new PAYE schemes and online filing
§ End of year processing including collating and providing P60s, PAYE reconciliations, final submissions or Earlier Year Updates where required
§ Validation of data before forwarding to client to ensure accuracy of details
§ Ensuring that client expectations for payroll deadlines are met and submissions are made to HMRC in accordance with the deadlines
§ Assist with client questions and liaise with HMRC where necessary to resolve issues on behalf of the client
§ Liaising with other departments
§ Dealing with daily correspondence, telephone calls, emails, etc
§ Good knowledge of current employer legislation relating to Statutory payments, Redundancy, Auto Enrolment and all other related PAYE matters is essential for this role.
§ Excellent interpersonal skills – you will have daily contact with clients and the team
§ Accuracy and attention to detail
§ Ability to work under pressure – this is a demanding role, often with daily deadlines
§ Strong organisational skills – you may be required to multi-task
§ Ability to follow and implement systems
§ Good maths skills
§ Willing to learn – legislation changes and advances in IT mean the role continually evolves and you will want to continually grow and learn new technical knowledge and new IT skills
§ Flexible and adaptable beyond the core role
§ Knowledge of Microsoft Excel would be beneficial