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Payroll Senior

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    Business Support Recruitment

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  • Salary:

    £26,000 - £33,000

  • Contact:

    Kayleigh Flynn

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  • Contact phone:

    44 (0) 7908 279615

  • Published:

    14 days ago

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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


Role Profile:


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.



About Us:


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.



Job Specification:


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.



Personal Specification:


§  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