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Accounts & Payroll Assistant

Job posted by: Sarah Williams

Accounts & Payroll Assistant

Location: Near St Neots - Due to office location, own transport is required

( Commutable from Cambridge, Huntingdon, Royston, Biggleswade, Bedford )

Salary Range: £26,000 - £28,000 pa.


An Accounts & Payroll Assistant is required by a successful and busy specialised precision engineering company to join their Accounts Team. The successful applicant will be motivated and ambitious and looking to take the next step in their career path and grow their knowledge working for an innovative and successful Company.

It is Essential that candidates have the following skills and experience:

  • Significant all round supporting finance/accountancy/payroll experience.

  • Up to date knowledge of legislation and ruling around statutory payments.

  • Reporting experience, excellent Excel skills including pivot tables and VLOOKUP's.

  • Knowledge of windows based standard accounts packages.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Exceptional organisational skills.


  • AAT 2/3 qualified is desirable.

Main duties include:

  • End to end monthly payroll for up to 110 employees.

  • Make pension submissions and payments.

  • Make HMRC submissions & payments.

  • Other payroll related responsibilities.

  • Payroll Deductions and payment.

  • Balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Bank reconciliations.

  • Purchase & sales ledger processing.

  • Accruals and prepayments.

  • VAT Returns.


Salary Range: £25,000 - £28,000 pa

Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location: Near St Neots - Sandy - Commutable from Cambridge, Huntingdon, Royston, Biggleswade, Bedford

Own transport required due to location

Please bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. If you would like to be considered for similar and future positions, or for a complete listing of all our current vacancies, please visit our web site.

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