Payroll Clerk and Bookkeeper

WC2B 6PP, London (Greater)
Dependent on age and experience
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Overall role

Our client, a small firm of accountants require an experienced payroll clerk who also possesses bookkeeping skills to support the partners and senior staff in providing both services to their clients.



Sole responsibility for the in-house payroll function for approximately 40 clients.  In addition you will be primarily responsible for Auto Enrolment setup and processing for a number of clients.  This is a growth area within the Practice and will be phased in over the next 18 months. 


The role will also involve supporting the in-house bookkeeping function, at first assisting with basic tasks such as invoice posting but with the aim of working towards the preparation of monthly accounts and VAT Returns.


Responsibilities will include:-

  • Monthly and quarterly payroll processing
  • Preparation of year end payroll forms and returns
  • Set up and processing to ensure Auto Enrolment requirements are met
  • Manual and computerised bookkeeping
  • Preparation of VAT Returns
  • Various administrative tasks to include corresponding with HMRC



The role will be based principally in the office but some work at client premises will be required.



Dependent on age and experience.



Minimum 5 GCSE’s at C grade and above.

Preferably minimum 2 ‘A’ levels.

Work experience of a similar role, in Practice, for a period in excess of 6 months.


Personal Skills Required

Enthusiasm and commitment.

The ability to work both on own initiative and in a team environment.

Excellent organisational and communication skills.