Payroll Associate

Payroll Associate - £24k - £27k - DOE


Are you at the early stages of your payroll career and looking for a professional environment to continue your development in whilst benefiting from support for professional qualifications?

Would the opportunity to work alongside a variety of internal teams whilst gaining exposure to full end to end payroll processing be attractive to you?

Do you want to work for a global company who value and invest in their people and reward employee contribution with a competitive salary and flexible benefits package?


What does a day to day look like?

  • Maintain a portfolio of client payrolls processing around 1000 headcount. 
  • An understanding of current PAYE and NIC legislation that affects payroll.  
  • Ensure all starters, leavers, benefits and allowances information is entered on to the Payroll database and update the relevant spreadsheet to record all entries made 
  • Calculate leavers pay when leaving mid-month 
  • Calculation of statutory payments 
  • Process P45 forms  
  • Print and sort payslips for distribution 
  • Run payroll reports 
  • Ensure monthly salary payment for client payrolls are transferred to the correct accounts in a timely manner 
  • Upload FPS and EPS reports to HMRC as required 
  • Good understanding of the payroll software and its functionality 
  • Respond to client queries regarding payroll in a professional and timely manner 
  • Deal with HMRC correspondence enquiries 
  • Maintain an up to date client status schedule   
  • Deal with general administrative duties, as requested  
  • Assist the Supervisors with BACS uploading. 
  • Review / Quality Check Associates’ payrolls to ensure accuracy. 
  • Resolve any issues with clients / deal with complaints / escalations 
  • Periodically review payrolls to ensure effective processing  

Who we are looking for?

  • Qualification with the CIPP in terms of either a National Payroll Certificate or Year 1 of the Foundation Degree in Payroll Management completed, or equivalent, is highly desirable 
  • A strong work ethic and willingness to assist other members of the team when required. 
  • Able to multi-task and to prioritise payroll workload 
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills 
  • Have a knowledge of changes to legislation which effect payroll 
  • Confident and competent in dealing with clients 
  • Have a working knowledge of MS Office 
  • Good time keeping/punctuality 


Please forward your CV to James Walker using the apply online now link.

HRC Recruitment acts as both an employment business and an employment agency. HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer & all applications will be treated as such

Accountancy & Finance
Job Posted: 
Fri, 03 May 2024
Closing Date: 
Fri, 31 May 2024

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