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Payroll and Accounts

  • Location

    Didsbury, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £24000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Aaron Conneran

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Mpeople Accountancy & Finance is currently seeking an Assistant Accountant to join an established company based in South Manchester.

The role will see you take full autonomy for the payroll function and will require some duties to be undertaken on the accounts side. Working in a team of around 10, you will report into the Finance Director.

Salary: £24-28k dependent on experience
Hours: 37p/w with early finish on Friday
Holidays: 21 days plus 3 extra at Christmas

Benefits: Pension, extra day holiday with service and other incentives

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Involvement in month end and preparing management accounts
  • Sales invoicing
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Cash management
  • Preparation, processing and administration of the monthly payroll for circa 150 employees across multiple areas and keeping necessary records accurately and up to date
  • Liaise with outside agencies, eg. DWP/HMRC
  • Process court orders and statutory payments, eg. Maternity/Parental leave, SSP, starters and leavers and P45s/P60s and calculating commissions
  • Process expenses, issue payslips, administration of pension auto enrolment
  • Resolve payroll queries
  • Monthly and year end payroll routines

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience within an Accounts and Payroll environment
  • Fully competent with MS Word and Excel and Sage, with experience of Opera beneficial
  • A high level of initiative and independent thought is required
  • Ability to juggle multiple demands
  • Confident and positive manner in approaching tasks and colleagues
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to work in a focused manner within a small team
  • Proven experience working to deadlines

If you would like to apply for the role please click the link below or send your email direct to Harriett at Harriett@mpeople-recruitment.com, alternatively call 01254 660 700 to discuss further.

Please note that MPeople Recruitment cannot always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CVs received on a daily basis. Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept this as unsuccessful. Mpeople wish you all the best in your job search.

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