Accounts and Payroll Assistant

Accounts and Payroll Assistant

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £19000 - £20000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ashley Page

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Accounts & Payroll Assistant - Central Reading - £19,000 - £20,000 per annum + Benefits

The company

An outstanding professional services business based in the heart of Reading, due to period of business growth this business requires an Accounts & Payroll Assistant to join their small but busy finance team.

The role

This Fantastic business are looking for Accounts & Payroll Assistant to join their friendly dynamic team. Reporting into the Payroll Manager you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of clients. The duties of the Accounts & Payroll Assistant will include:

  • Processes multiple company contractor payrolls via online timesheet system with links to Accounts Payable/Receivable in accounting software

  • Dispatch contractor remittance advices and sales invoices weekly

  • Manage Ltd company payrolls on a weekly basis

  • Handle questions and queries regarding payrolls internally and externally

  • Manage daily bank reconciliations via the accounting system

  • Prepare weekly and monthly Gross Profit reports

What you'll need to be successful

With experience already gained and having already worked in a similar role you will have experience in the above duties. Working in a team you will need to have:

  • Previous experience in a similar finance role

  • Strong time management skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines

  • Good communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills (v look ups & pivot tables)

  • A willingness to learn and take extra responsibilities

What you'll receive in return

If successful, in return you will receive:

  • A structured training program

  • Modern office environment

  • Reading town centre location

  • Local and regular transport links

  • Season ticket loan

  • Holiday purchase scheme

How to proceed

If this role is of interest, please click apply or email Ashley.page@wademacdonald.com

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.