Payroll Assistant

East Yorkshire

Salary £28-31k + Excellent Benefits

Clayton Hill
Head of Commercial & Marketing
T: 07393 766220

We are working in partnership with a large multi-site FMCG manufacturer who are currently seeking a Payroll and Administration Assistant due to exciting growth.

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the role will support with the end-to-end payroll process of 1,500+ employees.  You will be working within an expanding senior team with responsibility for supporting with annual returns, Companies House returns and ad hoc administrative duties.


  • Aid the end-to-end processing of payroll.
  • Assist with processing temporary / permanent changes to employee’s payroll records.
  • Support with pension administration for over 1,500 employees.
  • Liaise with HR, Payroll and Finance staff across 20+ sites around the UK.
  • Ensure payroll audit requirements are met.
  • Reconcile / payment of third party payments.
  • Payroll nominal reconciliations.
  • Produce payroll recharge reports and invoices.
  • Company secretarial support duties, including annual returns, Companies House returns.
  • Process SAYE minutes and update the share register.
  • Ad hoc administrative duties.


  • 3-4 years’ experience in processing a payroll function from end to end.
  • Knowledge of employment taxes and pension’s auto enrolment & administration.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good team working skills and self-discipline.
  • Good organisational and planning skills with the ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and advanced in Excel.
  • Experience of payroll software packages.
  • Knowledge of payroll projects and initiatives.
  • Experience in implementing SOPs.

For more information about this fantastic opportunity please get in touch, or apply with your CV.