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Payroll Assistant

  • Location: Watford
  • Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Prim Kambhato
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 10/01/2023
  • Expiry Date: 25 January 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012111_1673365811

Role: Payroll Assistant

Salary: Paying up to £30,000 (depending on experience) per year

Location: Watford

Hybrid working: 4 days in the office, 1 working from home

Reporting into: Payroll Manager

Cedar are currently looking for a Payroll Assistant to join a leading hospitality company based in Watford on a permanent basis!


  • Assist with preparation and review of the biweekly and monthly payroll cycles.
  • Monitor and respond to queries within the shared Payroll mailboxes.
  • Payroll related finance tasks including journals and balancing control accounts.
  • Raising BACs payments where required.
  • Liaise with key stakeholders across Hotels, Restaurants and Head Office to ensure Payroll information is completed accurately and in line with agreed policies and procedures.
  • Be the first point of contact within the Payroll Team for any queries from Hotel / Restaurant Managers and Payroll
  • Provide support with project activity as required.


  • Minimum 12 months of relevant payroll experience
  • Experience processing high volumes
  • Strong Excel skills (VLOOKUP's and Pivot Tables)
  • Excellent communicator, building powerful relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • Understanding of UK Tax, NIC and Pension Auto-Enrolment.
  • Payroll qualification preferred but not essential.

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.