London/ (FT) Payroll Clerk & Bookkeeper/ Employer

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Overall role

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 our 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 our clients. AE is a growth area within the Practice and will continue to be phased in over the next 6 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. In addition this role offers the candidate the opportunity to train and supervise less experienced colleagues.

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 and other third parties as well as clients


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


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, for a period in excess of 12 months, preferably in Practice

Personal Skills Required

Enthusiasm and commitment

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

Excellent organisational and communication skills (both verbal and written) - ability to liaise with staff, clients and 3rd parties

If this role is of interest please get in touch with Charlotte Hamilton on Or visit our website:
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