Payroll / Accounts Assistant Job | HT13571 - Howett Thorpe

Payroll / Accounts Assistant
Leatherhead, Surrey

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Salary: £28,000 per annum

Benefits: 25 days holiday, pension, free parking
Reference number HT13571
Added on Mar 20, 2017

About The Role

  • Coding and posting purchase invoices using Sage Line 50
  • Reconciliation of nominal accounts
  • Supplier statement reconciliation
  • Liaising with suppliers regarding account queries
  • Sorting out weekly paper work from the stores
  • Entering weekly key indicators into spreadsheet
  • Ensuring all stores petty cash receipts are received and posted on a weekly basis
  • Posting monthly journals and payroll journals
  • Assisting with month end and year end duties
  • Assisting with year-end audits
  • General filing and other ad hoc duties as requested
  • Responsible for collecting timesheet information, check for accuracy and input into excel sheet on a weekly basis
  • Create and maintain spreadsheets for four weekly payroll.
  • Manage the inbox and ensure all emails are replied to in a timely manner
  • Process all payroll to a high standard and ensuring to meet deadlines
  • Update and process records – New starters, Leavers, tax and NI
  • Administering Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), Statutory Maternity Pay and Statutory Paternity Pay and pension contribution
  • Calculation of holiday pay
  • Dealing with all statutory deductions including court order, attachment of earnings order etc
  • Assisting with payroll year end procedure

About Our Client

Leading retail company

About You

  • Experience in using Sage Payroll and Sage line 50 are essential
  • Good working knowledge of Ms Office particularly Excel and Outlook
  • Well organised and methodical
  • Flexible approach to work and able to work to a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work on own initiative and meet tight deadlines

Things you should know

  • Study assistance
  • 24 days holiday
  • Free parking
  • Pension
  • Life assurance

Commutable from: Addlestone, Ascot, Bagshot, Bracknell, Camberley, Chertsey, Cobham, Egham, Esher, Farnborough, Feltham, Fleet, Frimley, Guildford, Hook, Kingston, Lightwater, London, Maidenhead, Slough, Staines, Sunbury, Walton, West Byfleet, Weybridge, Windlesham, Windsor, Woking, Wokingham and Yateley.


Howett Thorpe recruit for roles within accounts payable, credit control, payroll also covering accounts assistants, audit, management accounts, financial accounts, analysts, financial controllers, financial directors, corporate finance, tax including all part qualified and qualified vacancies.

Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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