• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Payroll Assistant

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear,

Salary From: £10.50

Salary To: £11.55

Contact Name: Elly Peckitt

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Major Recruitment are working with a new client in Sunderland who are looking for a Payroll Assistant to join their team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a supportive company, who are experts in their field.

Our client understands the need for flexibility and set people up to work from home, offering hybrid-working options!


  • Timesheet input
  • Process payroll cycle – weekly, fortnightly, monthly etc…
  • Input pension amendments and process auto enrolment
  • Pay and Pension enquiries
  • Statutory payments and deductions
  • Loading of interface files
  • Annual Pension returns
  • Pension reconciliation and upload to providers portals
  • Check over and process BACS payments


  • 2+ Years’ experience payroll processing
  • Ideally, you will be CIPP qualified and have experience of working with multiple payrolls.
  • Able to work as a team, assisting wherever necessary and able to work independently.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills/knowledge
  • Experience working within Payroll – weekly, fortnightly, monthly and has come from a background working for an Accounting Firm, other Bureaus of solid Industry experience.
  • Able to deal with Payroll queries confidently
  • Proactively maintain a heavy workload
  • Work to various payroll deadlines
  • Sage50 experience


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