Payroll Assistant

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Venesky-Brown Recruitment are looking to expand our already outstanding team! We are looking to recruit a Payroll Assistant on a permanent basis on a salary of circa £28,000-£30,000 per annum. Comprehensive benefits package, including life insurance, private medical insurance, critical illness cover and health cash plan. Hybrid working with 1 or 2 days in our Edinburgh city centre office per week.
Payroll Function
– Checking information against timesheets to ensure accuracy of recorded data within payroll system
– Monitoring candidate query portal (Freshdesk) and responding in a timely, courteous and understanding manner
– Liaising with the Construction and Frameworks teams to ensure new starts are set up in the payroll system correctly
– Supporting the processing of weekly payroll for UK PAYE workers and Umbrella and Ltd companies – around 1,200 workers per week in total.
– Responsible for end-to-end payroll for specific clients within the business, covering approximately 100 PAYE workers per week.
– Ensure system records are accurate and audit at regular intervals to ensure quality control
– Identifies, investigates, and resolves discrepancies in timesheet and payroll records
– Ensure system records are accurate and audit at regular intervals to ensure quality control
– Assist with set up of new clients when required
– Analysing payroll data and calculating corrections
– Analysing time reports prior to import to payroll software
– Calculating subsistence payments
– Collating weekly timesheets and reporting
– Analysing paid hours and reporting to clients
Credit Control Function
– Preparing and issuing sales invoices
– Preparing and issuing Application for Payments for Construction Clients
– Comparing Client Assessments with our assessments and identifying variances and liaising with external QS’s to resolve
– Client queries e.g. breakdown of invoices, copies being issued
– Identifying issues with Aged Debt and liaising with clients to minimise Bad Debts.
Essential Skills:
– Previous experience of working within a busy finance environment
– Previous experience of payroll would be advantageous
– Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
– First class communications skills – verbal and written
– Strong attention to detail
– Good at problem solving
– Methodical information collection, analysis and management
– A highly organised approach to work
– Meet deadlines in a timely manner
– Excellent Microsoft Office/Excel skills
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

Job Overview

Payroll Assistant
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
£28000 - £30000 per annum -

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