Payroll & Accounts Coordinator

Permanent Full Time

Based at our Clients’ UK head office near Daventry, we are looking to recruit a Payroll and Accounts Coordinator who will get involved with the many different facets of the running of a busy finance and administration department.

The successful candidate will be happy working in a small team using their own initiative and be a confident communicator as there will be the need to communicate with employees daily.

Summary of the role

To administer and run the monthly payroll for both companies, assisting with the transition of payroll to an internal HR system. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to work with a growing business and be part of the integration team for the new software
To have experience with payroll taxes and other deductions
To administer and run the pension scheme for both companies
Assist with employee payroll and tax queries, consulting with HMRC where needed
Coordinate and produce the month end payroll journals
Produce reports and assist FC in monthly payroll reconciliations and queries
Work closely with HR to gather overtime and absence information to input into the monthly payroll calculations
Record any anomalies, work proactively to resolve, and improve internal processes
Ensure that our payroll systems, reports, and process are fully compliant in line with any legislation changes that occur
Assist with administrating and processing employee benefits
Assist with contractors’ administration and payment
Assist with Accounts queries from suppliers and cover for AP department
Monitoring the AP inbox when necessary
Key Responsibilities
The nature of the role is such that there will be a requirement to work across the functional boundaries with the Finance and HR Departments, but the following gives a flavour of the types of duties the successful candidate would be expected to undertake:

Extensive use of QuickBooks, Ceridian DayForce and use of the MS Office, including Excel
Administer all aspects of payroll, pensions, and benefits to employees
Work closely with other members of the finance team to gather relevant information and help with month end reconciliations
Be the ‘go to’ person for payroll queries
Keep up to date with changing legislation and help the business implement and changes needed
Assist with other finance and office admin tasks as necessary, including answering the door/phones and refilling the coffee machine

Special requirements
Personal confidence, self-belief, and determination to succeed
A recognised payroll qualification
3 years+ of payroll experience
Good numeracy skills with attention to numerical detail
Basic IT skills, although training on internal systems will be provided
Methodical with an eye for detail
Confident approach to communication – both written and oral
Able to fit in and work in a small team
Flexible attitude with the ability to work across finance roles

CRC Recruitment are a leading Midlands based recruitment consultancy covering vacancies across the UK. We have been established since 2003 and have a reputation for high service standards to both candidates and clients. We supply permanent or temporary staff to all areas of business covering a variety of different industry sectors