We are currently looking for an experienced Payroll Specialist to join a busy and extremely successful accountancy firm based in Northampton on a permanent basis. This in an office-based role, working 8.45am - 4.30pm Monday-Friday and offering up to £30K dependant on experience.


If you're looking to join a small but busy team, are a driven and determined individual who has a background in Payroll and enjoys a challenge, then this might be the role for you!


The role:

  • Work as part of a team, processing payroll for 400+ companies
  • Prepare and run the payroll on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Ensure all employees time and attendance data is inputted onto the payroll system
  • Ensure accuracy of payment
  • Efficiently respond to payroll queries
  • Calculate holiday pay
  • Process of SSP
  • Processing of maternity / paternity pay
  • Organise and prepare reports
  • Liaise and build effective relationships with clients



  • Previous payroll experience is essential
  • Experience using Sage Payroll is essential
  • Excellent and up to date knowledge of payroll legislation
  • Able to handle queries regarding Maternity / Paternity, SSP
  • Numerical with excellent attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure in a fast paced, busy environment
  • Confident user of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Able to handle confidential information



  • Up to £30K dependant on experience
  • 5 weeks + bank holidays


If you feel you have the right experience and want to work for a fantastic and growing company, please apply today!


Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge every application. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within seven days of your application, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. However, if we think that your skills and qualifications may be suitable for other similar positions we may hold your details on file and contact you in the future.

Please quote reference AP11804 on the message tab on the application form.

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