Junior Payroll Administrator

The Firm

HW Fisher & Company is a top 25 UK chartered accountancy firm. We are a commercially astute organisation with a personal, partner-led service aimed at entrepreneurial small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporates and high-net worth individuals.

Our clients come from many different backgrounds and are active in all branches of commerce and industry. Our reputation is grounded in quality, delivering premium advisory services efficiently and cost-effectively.

Founded in 1933, the practice comprises 29 partners and approximately 310 staff supplying a range of services spanning audit, corporate taxation, private client services, VAT, business recovery and forensic accounting, together with a range of sector groups offering specialist industry knowledge.

The Department

The External Payroll department comprises some 10 professional staff. We act as a bureau for around 800 clients, in a variety of sectors and industries, completing payrolls and associated services.

The Candidate

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following qualities. You will be:

  • Computer literate (experience of Excel and Word essential)
  • A quick learner
  • Able to work on your own initiative or as part of a team
  • Numerical
  • Conscientious
  • Logical
  • Organised and efficient

In return, the right candidate will be offered study support to complete the AAT qualification in order to advance their career.

Please include a covering letter outlining the reasons why you think you would be suitable for this position.

The Role

We require a graduate or a school leaver with at least 300/120 UCAS points to work within our External Payroll department. We are looking for a junior administrator who will be offered training and support in order to fulfil the role.

Although the role will be based at our London office, the successful candidate may need to initially go to our Watford office for some training (the move to London is scheduled for October 2019).

Duties & Responsibilities:

The role will be varied and during your employment you will learn to deal with:-

  • Monthly/weekly/quarterly payrolls
  • BACS payments
  • SMP/SSP payments
  • Pensions and auto-enrolment
  • Real-Time Information (RTI)
  • Various client and internal queries
  • Data entry
  • Filing
  • Excel work
  • Other ad hoc duties

The Benefits

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Group Life Cover
  • 22 days holiday on commencement
  • Buying and Selling Holiday Scheme
  • Flexi-time
  • PHI (Permanent Health Insurance)
  • Contributory Private Health Scheme
  • Non-Contributory Health Cash Plan
  • Season Ticket Loan (after qualifying period)
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle voucher scheme

To apply for this position please contact Michael Fraser at mfraser@hwfisher.co.uk.


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