Assistant Accountant – Group Payroll

Job Detail

Job Title: Assistant Accountant – Group Payroll

Salary: 30,000 + Benefits

Location: Manchester

Posted: 01/07/2024


or call 0161 836 9043

Job Purpose


Perform accurate reconciliations of payroll data and work closely with wider finance team(s) to provide high quality MI.


Reporting to


Financial Reporting and Controls Manager


Day-to-Day Responsibilities

·         Payroll and pension month end duties, balance sheet reconciliations and reporting

·         Reconciliation of Payroll costs data to the General ledger

·         Payroll Year End returns including PSA and GPGR

·         Carry out ad-hoc reporting tasks across UK Group payroll

·         Produce monthly MI to wider Finance teams

·         Assist with documenting /maintaining and testing of payroll controls

·         Ad-hoc tasks required to support the wider Group Management Accounts Team


What you Bring to the Team

·         Strong attention to detail

·         Ability to work as part of a busy team and under time pressures

·         Possess strong communication skills

·         Have a good grasp and knowledge of payroll & pension legislation

·         Ability to organise and prioritise workloads

·         Strong MS Excel skills

·         Power BI skills – desirable but not essential

·         Strong analytical thinking, commercial understanding and problem-solving skills.

·         Proactive mindset

·         Have a recognised professional accountancy qualification or be studying towards.






Why Join our Team?

The team play a crucial part within the Group, working in a friendly and fast-paced environment, with excellent opportunities for personal development and job satisfaction.

Peninsula are the leading provider of employment law and health & safety services in the UK, Ireland and Australia. Established since 1983, the company now has over 40,000 businesses who have integrated Peninsula within their HR and Health & Safety functions.                               



or call 0161 836 9043

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