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Payroll Officer

Published 02 October 2023
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Job Starts: 2nd October 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Title: Payroll Officer

Employment Type: Temp to Perm

Work Schedule: Full-Time (Flexible hours within 9am - 5pm)

Salary Range: £26,000 - £32,000 per annum

Location: Moulton, Northampton

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Overseeing approximately 90 payrolls, many of which include 1/2 directors in the company, resulting in consistent monthly payroll processes.
  • Handling the remaining quarter of payrolls, which may involve 20-30 employees per company, requiring weekly or monthly payroll processing.
  • Processing payrolls from start to finish
  • Possessing knowledge of pension and tax procedures, although expertise in these areas is not essential.
  • Utilising MoneySoft as the primary payroll system, although prior experience with the software is not required.
  • Utilising Xero accounting software for accounts and certain payments, although prior experience is not essential.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in payroll processing or a related field is highly desirable.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain accuracy when working with numbers.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Proficient computer skills and the ability to adapt to different software systems.

Application Process:

If you are interested in the role, you are encouraged to apply by sending your most up-to-date CV. Additionally, please include your home postcode on your CV when applying, as it will help match your application with the relevant consultant and job geography.

Please note that Macildowie is a recruitment agency working on behalf of a client, and your personal data may be forwarded to the client company as part of the application process. You can find information on how your data will be processed on the Macildowie website under their fair processing notices.

Macildowie is a recruitment consultancy specialising in the Midlands and Northern Home Counties regions, with a history of assisting professionals in their careers.

If you wish to apply for this position or learn more, it is recommended that you visit the Macildowie website for their live job listings and further details.

Please put your home postcode on your CV when applying. Our recruitment tech uses this to make sure your CV is reviewed by the relevant consultant, for the relevant job(s), in the relevant geography.

Macildowie are a recruitment business working on behalf of a client to recruit this role. Your personal data may be forwarded to that client company as part of the application process.

If you would like information on how we will process your data please go to our website ( and view our fair processing notices which are located at the bottom of the page under privacy policies. Within the fair processing notice for Candidates there is guidance on how to amend your contact preferences or exercise your rights relating to personal data. We can't provide direct links as email address and website urls within our job adverts are removed by some of the websites on which we advertise.

Macildowie is a specialist recruitment consultancy with a rich history of enhancing the careers of professionals across the Midlands and the Northern Home Counties. We have an unrivalled understanding of the local market place and recruit for the majority of the region's premier employers. To search for all of our live jobs please visit us at

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