Payroll Assistant

  • Job Reference: 12013
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Lutterworth, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £22,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

12013 – Payroll Assistant Job Spec

Location: Lutterworth

Summary of the Role

Our client – an established Accounting Consultancy based in Lutterworth – is seeking an experienced payroller on a full-time permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to step-up to become payroll manager within the next 2-3 years. Working alongside the existing payroll manager and a part-time assistant, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Processing payrolls for a variety of clients of differing sizes (circa 150 accounts), from SME companies to large, more complex payrolls,
  • Submission of PAYE to HMRC,
  • Submission of CIS returns to HMRC on behalf of clients,
  • Advising clients on payroll matters & resolving queries,
  • Supporting the admin team in answering incoming calls.


The Right Person

  • GCSE’s A-C incl. English & Maths,
  • Demonstrable experience within a payroll environment,
  • The desire and drive to develop professionally to become payroll manager in 2-3-years (a training contract may be considered, AAT),
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal),
  • Good attention to detail, proactive, able to work to tight deadlines and willing to learn,
  • Strong IT skills. Incl. MS Office. Experience using IRIS preferred, but not essential.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent (in-house)
  • Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum (subject to qualifications / experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday: 20-days + Bank Holidays (increasing in line with service)
  • NEST Pension
  • Some flexibility on start/finish times
  • Real career progression pathways

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12013) on 0116 254 9404.