Payroll Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Colchester
  • £28000 - £30000 per annum GBP / Year
  • Salary: ££28000 - £30000 per annum

Website LKA Recruitment

Small family run company, looking for a skilled finance and payroll administrator, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with Sage 50 accounts and Sage payroll and with the ability to work on their own initiative.

  • The role is focused within the remit of bookkeeping up to trial balance using Sage software.
  • Ensure timely and accurate recording of financial transactions.
  • Daily financial operations, including posting of supplier invoices, reconciliation of supplier accounts, accounts payable management, creation of customer invoices, accounts receivable management, etc.
  • Perform bank/credit-card reconciliations including a factoring banking account and Petty cash accounts.
  • Quarterly VAT returns and analysis. (including RTI submission to HMRC)
  • Prepare weekly aged creditors reports and process weekly supplier payment run accordingly.
  • Prepare monthly aged debtors reports and provide credit control where required.
  • Maintain cashflow forecast for the Finance director to review.
  • Process monthly payroll, payments, journal entries and year end procedures (including RTI submission to HMRC)
  • Manage auto enrolment pension contributions, submissions and legal returns to the pensions regulator.
  • Prepare documentation for external accountants and liaise with them as needed.
  • General filing and spreadsheet maintenance.

Preferred qualifications

  • Significant experience in finance or accounting.
  • Proficiency with accounting software Sage 50 and payroll.
  • Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet software such as Excel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in data entry.
  • Effective decision-making and problem-solving techniques within a finance environment.
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