Finance Assistant

  • Location
    Workington, Cumbria
  • Salary
    £ 18000 - £ 20000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Construction and Property
  • External Reference
    JN-032021-172440

Duties include:



  • Processes company's payroll every pay period

  • Maintains payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data

  • Computes employee take-home pay based on time records, benefits, and taxes

  • Answers staff questions about wages, deductions, attendance, and time records

  • Receives and coordinates requests for leave and other absences

  • Handles changes in exemptions, job status, and job titles

  • Adheres to payroll policies and procedures and complies with relevant law

  • Identifies, investigates, and resolves discrepancies in timesheet and payroll records

  • Honours confidentiality of employees' pay records

  • Completes payroll reports for record-keeping purposes or managerial review

  • Determines organisation's tax obligations by calculating national and council taxes as well as National Insurance contributions

  • Performs the distribution of wages through issuance of paper checks or direct transfers to employees' bank accounts

  • Supervises other employees as needed

  • Assists with Tender questionnaire submissions

  • Managing supplier, Sub contractor and employee payments

  • Manages VAT, National Insurance and CIS for the company


Job Skills and requirements:



  • Experience of Sage would be an advantage

  • Excellent Mathematical Skills

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping Skills

  • Attention to Detail

  • Organisation Skills

  • Superior Computer and Typing Skills & Data Entry

  • Good Verbal Communication with Employees

  • Capable of Working with Minimal Supervision

  • Honesty, Record-Keeping Skills

  • Follows Instructions Well

  • Competent with Spreadsheets

  • Familiar with Payroll Software

  • Basic Understanding of Tax Procedures

  • Familiarity with Benefits and Other Wage Deductions

  • Multi-Tasking Abilities, Ability to Work on a Deadline & Sound Decision-Making Skills

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Amy Moore