Control Assistant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
10.33 GBP Hourly
15 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Payroll Assistant, GBP10 an hour, West Lothian.

Your new company

Hays accountancy and finance is partnered with a public services organisation based on the west side of Edinburgh. Our client is looking for a professional and ambitious Payroll Accountant on a temporary basis for approximately 3 months, with the potential for extension until May next year.

Your new role
The post forms part of a team responsible for the update and maintenance of electronic HR and payroll records. The team operates to strict audit standards and works within pre-defined practices and procedures. The application of employees' Condition of Service and the Statutory Regulations governing payroll is an essential part of the team's function and the post-holder is expected to have a working knowledge in this area.

What you'll need to succeed


  • Educated to higher level or equivalent.
  • Experience of working within a busy and fast paced Payroll department
  • Knowledge of payroll processes and statutory regulations.
  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications
  • Tact, diplomacy and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information.
  • Understanding of the GDPR
  • Conversant with Inland Revenue and DSS regulations.
  • Excellent PC and keyboard skills.


  • Experience of using HR/Payroll data base CHRIS21 or iTrent
  • Experience of local authority/public sector payroll

What you'll get in return
You will join a well established organisation, and the opportunity to utilise and develop on your current skill-set. You will also receive a competitive hourly rate, approximately GBP10 an hour.

What you need to do now
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