Posted 2 years ago

£26,000 – £32,000


NSTR is partnered with a large firm of Chartered Accountants who require a Payroll Manager and Bookkeeper to join their department on a full time permanent basis.

Reporting to the practice manager, you will be responsible for the management of the Payroll Supervisor, acting as a point of escalation for queries and will manage all technical elements of payroll. This vacancy will also involve elements of bookkeeping



  • Payroll (50%)
    • Management of Payroll Team, including training and appraisals
    • Handling complex client queries in relation to payroll and pensions
    • Setting up new clients to the system (Payrite)
    • Running full first month’s payroll for new clients
    • Year end payroll responsibilities
  • Bookkeeping (50%)
    • Importing bank transactions and reconciling the bank
    • Importing sales and purchase invoices and matching to receipts/payments
    • Processing and submitting VAT returns, advising clients of liabilities
    • Posting wage journals
    • Dealing with prepayments and accruals, and other cut off adjustments 


  • Previous experience within Payroll, ideally from a bureau environment
  • Strong technical payroll knowledge
  • Up to date knowledge of payroll legislation
  • Good team management experience – 121s, appraisals, training
  • Experience working within a similar dual-role is advantageous
  • Strong accounts background, ideally from within practice would be beneficial
  • Good knowledge of MS Excel, including vlookups and pivot tables

Job Features

Job CategoryPayroll

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