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Payroll Assistant

Published 03 October 2023
£24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Job Starts: 3rd October 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Payroll Assistant

Location: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Working Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Friday 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Position Overview:

As a Payroll Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the accurate and timely processing of payroll for employees. We are looking for an individual with at least 2 years of payroll experience who possesses strong knowledge of payroll processes, including Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). Experience with Sage payroll software would be beneficial, and a CIPP qualification would be a plus, although not essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process payroll accurately and on time for all employees.
  • Maintain payroll records and ensure data integrity.
  • Calculate and administer Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) as required.
  • Handle employee queries related to payroll and benefits.
  • Assist in year-end payroll processes, including P60s and P11Ds.
  • Collaborate with HR and finance departments to ensure accurate payroll data.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in payroll administration.
  • Experience with Sage payroll software would be advantageous.
  • Strong understanding of Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) regulations.
  • CIPP qualification would be beneficial but not essential.


The salary for this role is competitive and will be in the range of £24,000 - £28,000 per annum, dependent on the candidate's experience and qualifications.

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