We are hiring - Payroll Assistant
We are hiring - Payroll Assistant

We are hiring - Payroll Assistant

24/10/2023 (Engage Post )

Interested in a career in Payroll / Finance? We have an exciting opportunity to join our busy payroll team, no experience required as on the job training will be provided. You just need to be keen to learn, work well as a team and have a confident, friendly, approachable manner.

Engage Renfrewshire is searching for a Payroll Assistant to join their friendly team. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated candidate to grow their skills in an interesting and valuable profession.

With full training and guidance provided as part of an on-going training plan, the role will provide a solid foundation in payroll.

If you are comfortable using IT and digital programs and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail - this could be the role for you.



The following tasks are your area of responsibility, although full training and guidance will be given and will form part of the on-going training.


  • Check payroll timesheets as they come in – ensuring they add up
  • Process payrolls as per the weekly schedules, through Sage Payroll system
  • Send payroll paperwork to clients
  • Electronic File Maintenance
  • Keep master database up to date
  • Assist Payroll Officer with the preparation of statutory payments
  • Communicating effectively on a daily basis with internal and external customers
  • Ensuring the timely investigation and resolution of queries/issues



It is in the nature of the work of Engage Renfrewshire that tasks and responsibilities are often unpredictable and varied. All staff are expected to work in a flexible way when occasionally tasks arise which are not specifically covered by a job description. These additional tasks will normally be to cover unforeseen circumstances of changes in work and will normally be compatible with the jobholder’s regular area of work. If the additional duties become a regular or frequent part of the jobholder’s duties it may be included in their job description in consultation with the member of staff.


PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES  (E = essential, D = desirable)

Self motivated and enthusiastic (E)

Excellent communication and presenting skills; oral and written (E)

Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills (E)

Excellent digital and IT skills (E)



Full training will be given, ideally we are looking for someone an interest in a career in payroll /finance.


Apply with a CV and cover letter to info@engagerenfrewshire.com

Closing date - 7 November,

Interviews - 13 November.


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