Payroll assistants will either work for an organisation in their accounts department or for a payroll bureau that provides payroll services for other organisations. They will check employees hours, calculate pay including overtime, commission (if applicable), expenses and pay increases and generally ensure that employers get paid the right amount on the right day.
There are no set requirement for this role, some employers may require maths and English GCSE - grade 9-4 (A- C). Knowledge of office skills and computer packages such as word, outlook, excel would be expected.
- Good numerical and IT skills
- A methodical approach
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Good organisational and time management skills
£15,000 to £18,000