Payroll Assistant

Payroll Assistant

Job Title: Payroll Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
Reference: 10008
Contact Name: Tom Garratt
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 16, 2017 10:46

Job Description

A Virgin 100 fast track, industry leading medical recruitment business based in Central London, seeking a Payroll Assistant to join an existing team. We’re looking for someone who is ready to take the next step in their career. The ideal candidate will have had experience of payroll, within a fast-paced recruitment business and be focused on delivering excellent customer service.

The business has an outgoing culture and we are looking for someone that can fit well into the environment.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to;

·         Entering timesheets accurately per client requirements.

·         Liaising and responding to all customer (candidates, clients and internal) queries in a timely and accurate manner.

·         Creating and disbursing weekly reports for internal communication

·         Constantly striving to ensure client and candidate expectations are exceeded and data quality accurate

·         Work as part of the payroll team in processing/ dealing with email queries, candidate expenses, set up of limited companies, PAYE candidates.

·         Work closely with other finance areas of the company

·         Working with client’s online portals/systems.

·         Day to day management of own work load and referring any issues to Payroll Supervisor/ Manager.

Candidates should have a clear understanding of working within a pay and bill function, within the recruitment sector; particularly a contractor/temp driven payroll.

Only candidates with recruitment sector experience will be considered.

Skills / Training


  • Good customer focus, i.e. locums, consultants, clients                                    Essential
  • Good organisational skills                                                                              Essential
  • Ability to organise own work load                                                                    Essential
  • Good IT skills                                                                                               Essential
  • Good telephone manner                                                                                Essential
  • Basic PAYE knowledge                                                                                Essential


  • Experience in customer relations                                                                  Essential
  • Experience of solving queries in effective time scale                                      Essential
  • Experience of providing support to a team                                                     Essential
  • Experience of data input                                                                              Essential
  • Experience of working in the recruitment sector (healthcare) sector                 Essential

Disposition / Personal Qualities

  • Self -motivated and driven                                                                               Essential
  • Can –do attitude                                                                                             Essential
  • Good attention to detail                                                                                  Essential
  • Good team worker                                                                                          Essential
  • Professional and strong customer ethos                                                          Essential
  • Enthusiastic and committed to the business objectives of the Company            Essential
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment                                Essential

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