Payroll Senior

Location Darlington
Discipline: Public Practice
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 per annum
Contact name: Amber Hugill

Contact email:
Published: 23 days ago

​We are working with a progressive, flexible and exciting accounting firm who are looking for a Payroll Senior.


  • Have high-volume payroll experience gained in a payroll bureau

  • Have working knowledge of payroll legislation

  • Exceptional organisational skills

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be confident speaking to clients and colleagues face to face, over the telephone and by email

  • The ability to check work for accuracy and have good attention to detail

  • Be able to demonstrate your initiative to solve problems

  • Be flexible and proactive in managing multiple priorities

  • Excellent IT skills, including working knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel particularly using and creating formulas

  • Willing to share their payroll knowledge with colleagues to aid their development

  • Knowledge of auto-enrolment


  • Process weekly, fortnightly and monthly payrolls in a timely and accurately manner including more complex payrolls

  • Undertake manual calculations of SSP, SMP, SPP and check against the payroll software and complete any forms for the DWP if appropriate

  • Check information provided from clients and if necessary, raise any queries with clients

  • Run various reports from the payroll system for managers to review and rerun if appropriate

  • Produce packs of reports and place in VC ready for publishing

  • Undertake portal publishing of reports to clients

  • Keep the work schedule up to date

  • Once confirmation is received from the client, finalise the payroll and issue remaining reports and online payslips

  • Pass any banking onto managers for BACS submission

  • Upload pension details to the relevant pension provider to meet the appropriate deadlines

  • Ensure that all payroll activities meet legislative and statutory requirements

  • Produce year end reports and issue P60s

  • Assist managers to send quotes for the Cyclical Re-enrolment process, following assessment by the team complete and submit The Declaration of Compliance with TPR

  • Provide support and guidance to team members

  • The above list of duties is not exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the role

Please press 'apply’ to submit your CV/for more information or contact Amber Hugill from our Middlesbrough office.