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Payroll Assistant - Edinburgh

£20,000 - £23,000 - Industry & Commerce - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 2087 Date Posted: Thursday 21 Sep 2017
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An ever-expanding business based in Edinburgh are currently looking for a Payroll Assistant to join their enthusiastic finance team.

The Company

This business is a formidable force not only in the UK but also all over the world. Over the past 12 months they have completed a few highly impressive acquisitions to increase their market share and coverage presenting the perfect time to be join as they embark on a new chapter of their amazing journey.

The Role

The key focus for this opportunity will be to support the payroll function with processing all aspects of monthly payroll for UK operations. This role will be on a permanent full-time basis

In this role candidate’s duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Assisting in the preparation for the day-to-day payroll collation for the group international businesses
  • Support the regional HR Managers with the collation of payroll matters
  • Processing all starters and leavers.
  • Liaising with external payroll provider on all payroll matters
  • Ensuring 3rd party payments are made by payroll provider
  • Quarterly Bonus calculations
  • Annual Group bonus calculations
  • Updating financial dimensions / cost centres as required
  • General payroll administration and ad hoc duties as required

On Offer

The position of Payroll Assistant will offer a salary of £20,000-£23,000 dependent on experience. The organisation is based in Edinburgh and are easily accessible via public transport and also has parking on site.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • Previous Experience in a payroll position is a prerequisite for the role
  • Have previous experience using ERP systems such as AX dynamics, SAP, Oracle or JD Edwards
  • Exceptional communication skills and customer service
  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and in an environment with constant change

If you have any questions or queries regarding this position, then please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson for a confidential discussion on 0131 603 7747 or email your CV to