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Payroll Associate

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Up to £25000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000011892_1676644050

Cedar are currently looking for a Payroll Associate to join one of the UK's leading Accountancy firms on a permanent basis.

Location: Manchester

You would be expected in the office 1 day per week.

Salary: up to £25,000 depending on experience


  • Maintaining a portfolio of client payrolls
  • Understanding of current PAYE and NIC legislation that affects payroll.
  • Ensuring all starters, leavers, benefits, and allowances information is entered on to the Payroll database and update the relevant spreadsheet to record all entries made
  • Calculating leavers pay when leaving mid-month
  • Calculating statutory payments
  • Processing P45 forms
  • Printing and sort payslips for distribution
  • Running payroll reports
  • Ensuring monthly salary payment for client payrolls are transferred to the correct accounts in a timely manner
  • Uploading FPS and EPS reports to HMRC as required
  • Completing return of expenses and benefits forms P11D and P11D(b)
  • Understanding the payroll software and its functionality
  • Responding to client queries regarding payroll in a professional and timely manner
  • Dealing with HMRC correspondence enquiries
  • Maintaining an up to date client status schedule
  • Dealing with general administrative duties, as requested

Attributes, Requirements, Skills:

  • Qualification with the CIPP in terms of either a National Payroll Certificate or Year 1 of the Foundation Degree in Payroll Management completed, or equivalent, is highly desirable
  • A strong work ethic and willingness to assist other members of the team when required.
  • Able to multi-task and to prioritise payroll workload
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills
  • Have a knowledge of changes to legislation which effect payroll
  • Confident and competent in dealing with clients
  • Have a working knowledge of MS Office
  • Good time keeping/punctuality

If you are interested in this role please apply online ASAP.