£20,000 - £27,000 plus benefits - Accountancy Practice - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
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Payroll Assistant


£20,000 - £27,000 plus benefits 

iMultiply are delighted to be working on the position of Payroll Administrator in Edinburgh offering a superb salary and a fantastic working environment.

The Company

A leading business within their sector, they have experienced steady growth over the last few years. The business’ customer centric approach has allowed them to increase their already impressive market share. This Firm has an innovative and refreshing approach making them one of the most progressive and forward-thinking accountancy firms on the market.  The Practice has ambitious growth plans and they are looking for someone who can play a pivotal role in driving this growth. The Partners and senior management team have adopted a modern and inclusive culture where you are encouraged to embrace change and challenge the norm.

The Role

The role of Payroll Assistant sits within a well established and experienced Payroll team. The purpose of this role is to join an established payroll team and progress within the team gaining payroll knowledge and experience while accurately processing your own client portfolio.This represents a fantastic opportunity for a payroll professional to join one of Scotland’s leading Accountancy Firms, currently undertaking an exciting period of change.

On Offer

The role of Payroll Assistant which is based in Edinburgh will offer a salary of £20,000 - £27,000 plus benefits and excellent progression potential for the right candidate.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Processing end to end payroll for a variety of clients in a timely manner with support from the Payroll Supervisor
  • Providing payment reports
  • Liaising with clients and building effective working relationships
  • Dealing with internal and external queries 
  • Advising on auto enrolment and other legislative changes
  • Issuing payslips
  • Ensuring clients are provided with the best service
  • Liaising with senior managers and stakeholders to ensure everyone is informed
  • General ad hoc duties

To be considered for this position you must be:

  • Payroll bureau experience and technical knowledge of running complex payrolls
  • The ideal candidate for this role will be reliable and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Ideally, have experience in a practice or bureau/outsourcing team, i.e. running payroll for clients
  • Willingness to take responsibility and suggest solutions to problems encountered
  • Experience of Iris (Star) payroll and other payroll software packages
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of a positive attitude of mind to work and to clients required
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and self-motivation whilst working as part of a team
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Flexibility and the ability to work extra hours at busy periods
  • Strong Excel skills, including using spreadsheets for reports and calculations
  • Great client relationship skills


If you would like to have a private and confidential chat regarding this position, then please do not hesitate to contact Carla Heron at the iMultiply office or alternatively you can call on 07539 515 892.