Payroll and Purchase Ledger Assistant


Job Type
14 Feb 2018

Job Description

We are currently working on behalf of a successful manufacturing company who are looking for a Payroll and Purchase Ledger Assistant to fill a newly created role within their finance team.

The successful applicant will be proficient with Sage payroll and Sage 50 accounts package. Has initiative, is highly numerate and has a high degree of attention to detail. They will be joining a successful and fast growing business.

Along with payroll you will assist the department by providing support for a range of different finance and administrative tasks, specifically purchase ledger. You will be working closely with the Finance manager and other team members to ensure all tasks are completed to a high standard.

Salary £20,000-22,000 DOE


As a Payroll/Purchase Ledger Administrator your duties will include:

  1. Monthly Payroll processing – circa 200 employees
  2. Assisting with all payroll related queries
  3. Maintenance of new starters and leavers
  4. Calculations including NI, Holiday, Maternity, Manual Salary etc
  5. Preparation of Salary journals
  6. Processing of HMRC PAYE documentation
  7. Maintenance of the payroll system
  8. Processing of all pension payments
  9. Maintenance of the Clocking in System
  10. Creating internal POs
  11. Matching purchase invoices with delivery notes and POs
  12. Making purchase ledger payments and sending remittances
  13. Any other administrative tasks as required

Person Spec:

  1. Experience in a payroll/finance background is essential (AAT Qualified)
  2. Highly numerate with excellent attention to detail is essential
  3. Good knowledge of Sage payroll software/Sage 50 Accounts
  4. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (particularly Excel and Outlook)
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills
  6. Must be organised, thorough and diligent

Job Categories: Finance and Accountancy. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: £20,000 - £25,000. Job expires in Endless.

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