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Payroll Senior

  • Location

    Ipswich

  • Job Function:

    Finance

  • Sector:

    Business Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Eugen Bors

  • Contact email:

    eugen.bors@ea-first.com

  • Job ref:

    156_1605032932

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-02-08

EA First are partnering with a leading Accountancy Firm to recruit a Payroll specialist based either in Ipswich or Saxmundham. You will join a small, friendly and busy team, running multiple payrolls for a variety of clients who operate across a wide range of sectors including retail, the professions, charities and education.

The successful candidate:

  • Payroll administration experience and knowledge of payroll processing. Up to date knowledge of payroll legislation, including HMRC regulations, is essential, as is a working knowledge of SSP, SMP, SPP and NI calculations.
  • Should be ICT literate and proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
  • Previous experience of payroll systems. Specific experience of any or all of the following would be helpful: Star payroll, Sage payroll, HMRC Basic Tools, BACS processing.
  • Should have a proven track record of working to deadlines, with a positive approach to problem-solving and working in a small team. The ability to work competently under pressure, to multi-task, and to maintain a flexible approach is essential.
  • Must possess excellent communication and organisational skills and a keen eye for detail. Will be self-motivated, able to work without supervision. Capable of exercising complete confidentiality and discretion regarding our work.
  • Previous payroll experience within an accountancy or professional services practice would be helpful but is not essential.
  • Good academic results with a minimum C grade GCSE in Mathematics and English (or equivalent), or demonstrate a similar level of competence.


In reward you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package, including ongoing training, flexible working, contributory pension, relocation packages if applicable, salary sacrifice schemes for additional holiday, pension and childcare vouchers.