We have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Assistant in our Steyning office.  Key responsibilities are:

  • supporting the Payroll Team in providing an efficient and comprehensive payroll service to clients
  • day-to-day administration of client payrolls to include RTI submissions and end of year reporting
  • processing starters, leavers, SMP, SPP, SSP etc.
  • uploading pension contributions
  • assisting with reviewing and checking of payrolls
  • assisting Payroll Manager with the setup of pension schemes and any new payrolls
  • dealing with payroll queries
  • meeting strict deadlines
  • processing all work with a high degree of accuracy


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • minimum of 2 years working within an accountancy practice or bureau
  • relevant payroll qualification or qualified by experience
  • knowledge of STAR payroll is an advantage
  • payroll qualification would be desirable
  • previous payroll experience in a bureau environment
  • high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • strong organisational skills
  • awareness of confidentiality and need for discretion
  • good understanding of Microsoft Office
  • comprehensive understanding of pensions and automatic enrolment


A generous remuneration package includes:

  • competitive market rate salary
  • hybrid working between office and home
  • pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • flexible full time hours – Monday to Friday with core working hours
  • 23 days annual leave (exc BH) – increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 28 days
  • opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • 9 day working fortnight
  • access to our corporate reward scheme
  • employee Assistance Programme
  • opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the Firm
  • relaxed and friendly working environment


We can only accept applications from candidates who are based in the UK and unfortunately we are unable to provide Sponsorship.

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