Payments Assistant

Walsall, West Midlands, England
22 Sep 2017
20 Oct 2017
Marc Powell
Contract Type
Full Time
Payments Assistant
Based in Walsall, West Midlands
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

A Midlands-based integrated services group is currently looking to recruit a Payments Assistant on a 6 month fixed term contract at their Walsall Head Office. Offering an attractive basic salary, fantastic benefits including free parking and gym membership, this is a great chance to join a highly regarded and forward thinking organisation.

The Role
You would play a key role as part of group's Payroll & Accounts Payable team, tasked with processing weekly and monthly payrolls in a timely and accurate manner and ensuring compliance with statutory legislation, pension regulations, plus company policy. You would be expected to pay attention to additional pay considerations including overtime, commission, mileage, expenses etc, resolve all employee queries , and run and generate reports as necessary. You will also be tasked with scanning and coding purchase invoices and maintaining the purchase ledger.

The Candidate
The ideal candidate will be a well organised individual, able to multitask, work to deadlines, and prioritise a workload effectively, with strong numerical skills and excellent attention to detail. Excellent communication skills and the confidence to liaise with people at all levels will be required, as will good IT skills. Experience within high volume payroll / purchase ledger roles would be an advantage however is not essential. Most important is the intelligence and aptitude to question data and quickly grow into the role.

The Company
An integrated services group that provide a range of specialist services, predominantly across the UK water sector. A respected investor in their people, this is a great chance to develop your career as well as play a part in the company's continued success.

The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience in the following: Payroll Assistant, Payroll Clerk, Payroll Officer, Accounts Assistant, Finance Officer, Purchase Ledger Clerk, Payments Assistant, Accounts Payable Assistant.

The position will suit candidates based in: Walsall, West Midlands, Wolverhampton, Wednesbury, Willenhall, Cannock, Burntwood, Lichfield, Aldridge, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham.

We are acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this role.