Payroll Assistant

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

  • Job type:


  • Salary:


  • Job ref:

    JN -012021-2000622_1623254339

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Michael Page

Payroll Assistant required to join a Swansea based practice. Become an integral and crucial member of a growing team.

Client Details

A leading practice undergoing continued and sustained positive expansion and growth. The firm and Payroll Assistant role provide genuine prospects for long-term career progression, development and Partner opportunities.


The key responsibilities for this Payroll Assistant position at a leading accountancy firm based in Swansea are:

  • Processing weekly and monthly payrolls using mainly Sage 50 Payroll software but also Quickbooks and Xero;
  • Processing Auto Enrolment pension contributions and assessing employee eligibility;
  • Preparing pension files and uploading to a range of pension providers;
  • Preparing bank payment files and processing payments;
  • Producing documents including summary reports and journals;
  • Issuing documents for employees including payslips and P45 forms;
  • Understanding legislation surrounding tax, National Insurance, Real-Time Information and Auto Enrolment pensions;
  • Manually calculating pay from gross to net and statutory entitlements where necessary to assist with queries; and
  • Dealing with enquiries from clients, their employees and HMRC.


In order for candidates to be successful when applying for this Payroll Assistant role at a leading Accountancy firm in Swansea, you must be:

  • Previous experience working in an accountancy practice environment, or bureau environment;
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of payroll addition and deduction payments;
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills;
  • Previous experience with Xero, Quickbooks, and Sage 50;
  • Great people and management skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • The ability to work accurately and analyse a range of financial information; and
  • Great work ethic and eye for detail.

Job Offer

Competitive salary (negotiable and dependent on experience);


Fantastic office location;

Well established, supportive team; and

Flexible working hours.