Service Care Solutions Ltd

Payroll Assistant

Payroll Assistant
Location: London
Contract: Temporary (3-6 month initial)
Salary: £16-18 per hour (35hr week)
Start Date: ASAP

*Hybrid Working


Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a large public sector organisation in London for a Payroll Assistant to join the team on a temporary basis.

The postholder is required to backfill for Payroll staff working on payroll projects such as Pensions Remedy and will be a key part of the team during a period of high workloads.

Main Responsibilities

  • Prepare and process input data for the payroll, creditors/debtors and finance systems, ensuring work is completed accurately within the required deadlines.

  • For payroll, prepare manual payments as necessary, incorporating the correct application of Income Tax, National Insurance, Statutory Maternity Pay, Statutory Paternity Pay, Statutory Sick Pay, Incapacity Benefit, Occupational Pension Schemes and other statutory and non-statutory deductions.

  • Accurately check output produced by the payroll and/or creditor/debtor systems after the payment runs and distribute as appropriate.

  • Accurately check and process petty cash and purchase card claims and payments and deal with any related queries.

Candidate Criteria

  • Experience of working within a Local Government/Public Sector payroll environment

  • Excellent data handling skills with experience of processing all areas of payroll

  • Experience of processing manual payments for payroll with high-level accuracy

  • Great communication skills with the ability to work well on own initiative as well as part of a team

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.

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