• Job Reference: 11708
  • Date Posted: 8 December 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £22,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Human Resources, Finance, Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01162549404

Job Description

11708 – Payroller Job Spec

Location: Leicester


A great opportunity for an experienced Payroller to join an established accountancy practice in Leicester on a full-time permanent basis. Boasting an excellent reputation, this is a great firm to work for; friendly and supportive. Whilst a practice / bureau background is preferred, our client will consider candidates with solid Sage Payroll / Xero Payroll experience gained within industry.


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support to the payroll department, including:

  • Dealing with client e-mails,
  • Receiving payroll information from clients and processing the payroll on Sage or Xero,
  • Checking figures calculated by the software to ensure that the correct PAYE / NI etc has been deducted,
  • Complying with RTI requirements including making the submissions to HMRC,
  • Complying with TPS requirements including making the submissions to pension companies and TPS,
  • Sending payroll information to clients such as payslips, net pay summaries & PAYE / NI liabilities due for payment,
  • Setting up PAYE and Auto-enrolment Pension Schemes,
  • Planning & organising your workload,
  • Ensuring that client confidentiality is maintained at all times.


The Right Person

  • Part of fully-qualified CIPP, or qualified by experience,
  • A practice / bureau background is preferred (but may consider industry),
  • Experience working with HR & Payroll systems to process employee data and payroll,
  • Be proficient with Sage Payroll and / or Xero Payroll,
  • Knowledge of PAYE, Pension & HMRC submissions is essential,
  • Excellent planning, organisation, time keeping and communication skills,
  • Maintaining client confidentiality at all times,  
  • Strong attention to detail, numerate and analytical,
  • Strong IT skills incl. MS Excel & Word skills to an advanced standard,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimum supervision.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £22,000 - £28,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time, 35hrs per week
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays (+3-4 Days at Christmas)
  • 3% EEs, 5% ERs Pension

If you’re interested & think you’re suitable for this opportunity, please apply online OR call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11708) on 0116 254 9404.