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Payroll Bureau Clerk

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Job Title:              Payroll Bureau Clerk

Sector:                  Finance (Practice)

Salary:                  £20,000 – £24,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Location:             Sheffield

Contract:             Full Time / 3 Month Contract with possible extension


Verus Recruitment Partners are pleased to be supporting a Sheffield based accountancy practice in the recruitment of a Payroll Bureau Clerk.

My client is looking for a candidate who has experience in working in a payroll bureau or accountancy practice and is available initially for a 3-month contract supporting the payroll function for the business.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage the portfolio of payrolls for 75+ companies on a variable basis.
  • A mixture of weekly and monthly payroll, from sole traders up to 150 employees.
  • Use Sage 50 Cloud Payroll Software.
  • Processing starters and leavers.
  • Processing SSP, SMP, SPP, attachment of earnings, student loans.
  • Calculating tax deductions including all statutory payments.
  • Dealing with clients via telephone and email, resolving issues & queries.
  • Updating tax codes.
  • Year-end reconciliations/producing P60 forms.
  • Distribution of payslips.
  • Undertaking other appropriate payroll tasks.
  • Undertaking any general payroll administration as and when required.

About you:

  • At least 24 months experience working in a payroll bureau or accountancy practice.
  • Experience in Sage 50 Payroll, including pension module which is essential.
  • 24-month payroll experience covering the following:
    • Processing weekly, 4 weekly, monthly and bi-monthly payroll.
    • Running payroll for 75+ companies.
    • Experience of running payroll from 1- 150 employees.
    • Implementation of Auto Enrolment.
  • Good IT skills, including experience of using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Confident communicator, able to liaise with clients and colleagues at all levels.
  • Have a clear understanding of payroll legislation and compliance.


What’s in it for you?

  • Basic salary £20,000-£24,000 per year (dependant on experience and qualifications)
  • Free Parking.
  • Working for a fantastic accountancy business.



For more information please contact our Sheffield Team on 01143 830 046.

***Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer***

***Covid-19: We are following local government advice and taking every precaution to ensure that the health and safety of our clients, candidates and our own people are paramount. ***

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