Payroll and Accounts Assistant

Location Randalstown, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £20000 - £23000 per annum
Published about 2 months ago
Contact Deirdre Mulvenna
Job ref BA000APR_1638362969

Job description

Payroll and Accounts Assistant Role

We are currently recruiting for a Payroll and Accounts Assistant to join a busy team for a Chartered Accountant Firm based in Randalstown on a permanent basis.

Job Description and Duties

  • Providing clients with an excellent level of service and ensuring all work is completed efficiently, effectively, and in compliance with company and industry regulations
  • Work closely with all members of the team to ensure your continual development
  • Weekly, fortnightly, 4 weekly and monthly payroll processing for a portfolio of clients, to include new start/ leaver procedures, SSP, SMP and pension auto enrolment
  • Providing clients and their staff with payslips and month end payroll reports
  • Monthly CIS returns for clients within the construction industry, to include subcontractor verification procedures
  • Reconciliations of CIS tax deducted from income for clients within the construction industry and notifications to HMRC
  • Providing contractor clients and their subcontractors with month end PDS's and other reports
  • Reconciliations of PAYE and CIS tax payments against HMRC records
  • Using BrightPay payroll software to process payroll and CIS returns
  • Running reports from BrightPay for other team members when required
  • VAT returns, including EC sales and Interstat accounts
  • Ensuring client deadlines and expectations are met
  • Answering the telephone
  • Daily document filing and postage
  • Other ad hoc tasks of an administrative nature and helping the team if necessary in busy periods


  • Membership of IATI is desirable but not essential
  • Previous experience working within an accountancy practice is desirable
  • Previous experience processing Payroll is essential
  • CIS experience is desirable

Hours of work

  • Normal hours of work are 35.25 hours per week, outlined as follows:
  • Monday to Thursday; 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday; 9:00am - 4:00pm


  • Salary up to £23,000 (depending on experience)

Company benefits

  • 30 days holidays this includes 15 customary holidays
  • Free public parking close by the office
  • Pension scheme

Job Type- Full time, Permanent

If you are interested in the above position please apply and a member of the Staffline team will be in touch with those successful applicants.


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