up to £25,000 - Accountancy Practice - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 4421 Date Posted: Friday 12 Apr 2024

Payroll Associate

iMultiply is engaged to recruit for the position of Payroll Associate based in Edinburgh.

The Company

This well-established chartered accountancy firm is a vibrant, dynamic accountancy practice based in Edinburgh. This independent firm works with SME’s across Scotland and provides Accounts, Tax, Payroll, VAT and Management Accounting services. Due to exciting growth, they are now seeking an experienced Payroll Associate to join their team.

This company is flexible on whether the role is full-time or part-time but will need at least 25 hours per week.

You will be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:

  • Preparation of monthly and weekly client payrolls using IRIS Payroll Professional, knowledge of XERO would be advantageous
  • Submission of RTI Reports to HMRC
  • Dealing with client queries about any aspect of their payroll, tax, NIC, tax coding, PAYE balances
  • Efficient management of joiners and leavers, issue of P45
  • Liaising with new clients about their payroll and pension set up and ensuring we get payroll right from day one
  • Submission of auto-enrolment reports to various pension providers
  • Delivering high levels of client care at all times. Small businesses need to pay their staff the correct amount and on time, so you must have impeccable attention to detail
  • You will manage 35 clients but will be expected to take on additional payrolls to cover the payroll manager at holiday time

The Role 

In the Payroll Associate role, you will be reporting to the payroll manager and will need to be able to work independently using your own initiative and be driven to provide a top-quality service for clients.

This will be a very rewarding role for a self-motivated person. If you’re the person we’re looking for you will have:

To be considered for the role you will ideally have:

  • Worked in a dedicated payroll position with at least 2 years of experience
  • Experience of ‘end to end’ client payroll and have built up a good and transparent working relationship with clients
  • Worked in a practice where you have managed multiple client payrolls
  • A good understanding of the Auto-Enrolment rules and have experience in submitting reports to The Pensions Regulator, and pension companies while dealing with queries from both clients and pension companies
  • Confident in calculating salaries moving within tax and National Insurance thresholds
  • Confident dealing with different pension set ups
  • A good understanding of year-to-date figures and how to reconcile those to the previous accountant’s records
  • Had some experience of P11Ds (if not training will be provided)

On offer 

The position of Payroll Associate will offer a salary of up to £25,000 depending on your skills and experience.

If you like the look of this vacancy and think you could perform the role, but, you don't think you meet all the requirements, please DO APPLY for this opportunity. Data shows that certain groups, mainly women and people from BIPOC communities, are less likely to apply for jobs where they don't meet 100% of role. iMultiply would encourage you to apply for roles where there is room for development and growth.

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's protected characteristic.

For more information on the Payroll Associate position please contact Gareth Spowart on 07719 108 236 or email garethspowart@imultiplyresourcing.com





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