Payroll Clerk

  • Permanent
  • Uxbridge
  • £24,000 - £30,000

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a Top40 UK Accountancy Firm who are continuing to enjoy strong growth across London and the South East region. They are now seeking a Payroll Administrator / Payroll Clerk to join their growing team who will be responsible for 90+ multiple client payrolls consisting of UK Ltd companies, partnerships and sole traders. Reporting to the Payroll Manager, key duties include:

  • Processing payrolls for all third party client employees on a weekly, fortnightly and/or monthly basis
  • Calculating PAYE, NI, SSP, SMP, SPP and other payments as required on behalf of clients (eg student loans, travel loans, expense payments)
  • Reconciling client payrolls ensuring all payrolls processed are accurate and on time
  • Setting up new payroll & pension schemes for clients with HMRC, and supporting them through the first few payroll cycles
  • Responsible for CIS payroll schemes and salary sacrifice benefits
  • Dealing with all client, employee, pension provider and HMRC payroll queries
  • Ensuring clients are aware when PAYE & pension payments should be submitted to staff and HMRC
  • Maintaining accurate employee records and checking payroll updates and their input through the system
  • Ensuring all RTI submissions are processed accurately and on time
  • Ensuring all pay slips are processed and managing the submission of pay slip files
  • Processing all End Of Year client payrolls in accordance with client contracts and HMRC guidelines (P45s, P46s, P38s etc)
  • Reconciling payroll & pension reports on a monthly basis, preparation of BACS payments for net salaries
  • Reconciliation of client monies and undertaking audits for data quality

To be considered for the role you should ideally have experience of working in a complex and multi-client payroll environment, with up to date knowledge of UK payroll & pension regulations, year-end processes and payroll rules. Experience of RTI and auto-enrolment processing is required as you will be taking responsibility for all end-to-end payrolls, you should also be a self-starter and able to work under your own initiative. Experience of working in another Accounting Firm or a Payroll Bureau would be a distinct advantage, as would expertise in different payroll systems such as Iris, Star, Sage Payroll etc

On offer is a base salary to £30,000 depending on relevant experience, healthcare & pension schemes, 22 days holiday and other flexible benefits. To apply for the position, or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) Office by telephone or via email at admin@mcginnisloy.com  McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act

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