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Payroll and Finance Assistant


Job Description:

Payroll & Finance Assistant: £27,000 - £29,000

  • Permanent, secure role
  • Funded learning and career development opportunities


Earlston, Scottish Borders

The Company

Theo James Recruitment is delighted to be working with this international manufacturer of bespoke products for a variety of industries, who have rapidly developed into a £500 million turnover business!

Salary of a Payroll & Finance Assistant

Up to £29,000 depending on experience.

Roles & Responsibilities of a Payroll & Finance Assistant

  • Cash books, post transactions, and prepare monthly reconciliations to bank accounts
  • Assist in the accurate and timely preparation and processing of payroll
  • Maintain accurate employee records within payroll software, including new starters information, pension information and online portal access
  • Maintain accurate records for all Government schemes in a timely and efficient manner
  • Provide cover for the duties of the Payroll Supervisor during holidays and sickness
  • Assist in the preparation and processing of BACs payments
  • Control and reconciliation of weekly cashbooks, ensuring that all transactions are accurately recorded

Skills & experience of a Payroll & Finance Assistant

  • Experience within Payroll or Finance administration
  • Strong background in data inputting
  • Good knowledge of Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger
  • Extensive experience in Microsoft Office programmes
  • Understanding of payroll fundamentals, legislation and best practice

Why Should You Apply?

  • Permanent, secure role
  • Excellent company benefits package!
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Funded learning and career development opportunities
  • Company provided Life Assurance policy

Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines. 

  • Leadership and Executive Level Appointments
  • Engineering - Production, Process, Project
  • Technical – Electronic, Software, System, Automation
  • Design - Mechanical, Electrical, Draughtsperson, Manager
  • QHSE - Inspector, Technician, Engineer, Manager
  • Maintenance & Trades - Technician, Engineer, Manager
  • Supply Chain & Logistics
  • HR & Finance
  • Customer Service & Admin
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Finance
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Experienced (Non-Manager)

  • Educational level

    Secondary School or equivalent

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