Payroll Administrator

Vacancy posted: Friday, 13 January 2017

Salary: úCompetitive
Location: Elgin

Johnston Carmichael, the largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers in Scotland and one of the Top 20 accountancy firms are currently recruiting for the following position:


Reports to:                              Assistant Manager / Manager

Job Type:                                Permanent

Hours of Work:                       Full-time

Location:                                 Aberdeen or Elgin - other office locations may be considered for the right candidate.

Salary details:                         Competitive

Job Purpose:                           To work closely with managers and other administrators, focusing on the processing of clients payroll information and submission of data to H M Revenue & Customs and other authorised bodies. 

Due to a significant period of growth, Johnston Carmichael are looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Administrator to provide additional support within our busy payroll team.  The successful candidate will be responsible for processing weekly, fortnightly, four-weekly and monthly payrolls.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Previous experience of end to end payroll processing
  • Experience of auto enrolment administration
  • Good working knowledge of the current payroll legislation as compliance with statutory regulations is key
  • Experience of completing PAYE, NIC, SSP and SMP calculations
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with clients and colleagues and all levels.
  • Ability and interest in understanding the client’s needs
  • Experience of resolving client & employee discrepancies/queries 
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high degree of accuracy

Previous experience of working with SAGE or STAR payroll software would be advantageous.  Applicants will ideally have bureau experience however this is not essential.

The successful candidate will be educated to higher level (or equivalent) with a BTEC Payroll qualification (or equivalent) being advantageous, but not essential.  Working closely with the management team and other administrators to focus primarily on the delivery of the payroll service to our clients, this role offers an exciting opportunity to develop and establish a career within a successful and growing firm.

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Contact Name HR
Telephone 01467 621475
Address Sarah Anderson, HR Advisor, Johnston Carmichael, Axis Business Centre, Thainstone, Inverurie, AB51 5TB.

About Johnston Carmichael

Johnston Carmichael is the largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers in Scotland and one of the Top 20 accountancy firms in the UK.

The partnership was formed in 1936 by William Johnston and John Carmichael and has grown to 53 partners, over 600 staff and 11 offices.

Johnston Carmichael was named Advisory Team of the Year at the 2013 Scottish Accountancy Awards and received the Scottish Firm of the Year accolade at the same awards in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. In 2012, the firm was also named as the winner of the British Accountancy Awards National Firm of the Year as well as named a ‘Top 100 Place to Work’ by the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work.

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