Payroll Assistant (9-Month FTC) - Somerset

Accountancy / Finance
Ref: 2871 Date Posted: Wednesday 19 Jan 2022
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At Element Recruitment, we’re currently recruiting on behalf of large, successful client for a Payroll Assistant based in Somerset. You will be working on a Full time, Temporary Fixed Term Contract for 9 Months, Monday - Friday Days (08:30 - 16:30).

Responsibilities Include:

  • Processing information accurately, checking colleague’s work and preventing underpayments/overpayments.
  • Ensuring all documentation required for payroll and pension payments for employees is in place.
  • Assist the Payroll Team Leader where necessary, including completing ad hoc tasks.
  • Preparing reports.


  • Payroll experience and qualifications are preferable, but not necessary.
  • Experience in working with staff at all levels and effective whilst working in a team to complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Administration and/or Accounts experience is required.
  • Effectively be able to use Microsoft Office Packages.
  • SAP experience is preferable but not necessary.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Extremely high attention to detail.
  • Effectively be able to use initiative and prioritise tasks to ensure key work is completed fully and on time.
  • Excellent written and communicative skills.
  • Ability to work independently, or in a team.
  • Ability to present information in an and presentable format.