Senior Finance & Payroll Assistant


Senior Finance & Payroll Assistant

£30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefita

Reed, Glasgow

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 1 week ago, 10 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: X3-1068562

Full Job Description

Senior Finance & Payroll Assistant

  • Annual Salary: 30-40k DOE
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job Type: Permanent, Full-time

We are seeking a Finance Assistant to provide essential support to our client's finance department. This role involves a range of financial administration and management tasks, including the processing of in-house payroll. The successful candidate will report directly to the Director and will play a key role in the smooth running of financial operations.

Day-to-day of the role:

  • Prepare Sage Accounts input and information for monthly reports.
  • Assist with any Sage queries and ensure all Sage reports are completed each month.
  • Issue monthly debtors lists from Sage for all offices for Directors and Bank.
  • Maintain outstanding creditors spreadsheet for all offices to produce monthly summary.
  • Handle general day-to-day banking/accounts queries as required.
  • Maintain daily cash flow figures from HSBC and report to Finance Director.
  • Produce quarterly VAT returns.
  • Take sole responsibility for entering and checking all aspects of monthly payrolls and pension scheme.
  • Deal with matters arising from payroll system and manually calculate salaries when applicable.
  • Calculate and reconcile monthly PAYE/NI payments to HMRC.
  • Handle general payroll queries and employee salary related queries.
  • Calculate all benefits in kind for P11D's forms and issue to employees and HMRC.
  • Reconcile all year-end payroll procedures and calculate Class 1A NI due to HMRC.
  • Act as an interface between pension provider and staff.
  • Perform ad hoc duties and responsibilities as needed.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience with Sage Accounts and payroll processing.
  • Strong understanding of financial administration and management.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of VAT returns and PAYE/NI calculations.


  • 25+9 days annual leave.
  • Medicash Health Plan.
  • Flexible benefits including salary sacrifice schemes and various discounts.
  • Life Assurance 5 x salary.
  • Pension with 6% Company contribution.
  • Hybrid working option (upon successful completion of probation).

To apply for the Senior Finance & Payroll Assistant position, please submit your CV or contact Rhyan Scott at Reed Accountancy Glasgow for more information.