Trainee Payroll Processor

  • Location
    Braintree, Essex
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Payroll
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

Location: Braintree

Salary: Competitive

Hours - Mon - Fri

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Payroll Processor to join one of our growing clients who are responsible for processing payrolls for over 400 clients.

The ideal candidate will have some Payroll experience 6 - 12months


  • Relevant Payroll experience

  • Familiar with a payroll processing program such as Star Payroll

  • Be able to handle large volumes of dataKnowledge of RTI requirements (preferable)

  • Knowledge of auto enrolment including processing of NEST transactions (preferable)

  • Knowledge of CIS (preferable)

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft products including Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Commitment to learning new skills to develop your knowledge

  • Work well within a team environment

  • Communicate effectively with internal and external parties


  • To work within a small team of 4 staff

  • To assist with the processing of all payrolls including weekly, monthly and annual for over 400 clients

  • To input all new starters and leavers onto the payroll system

  • To deal with HMRC in respect of basic queries

  • To respond to and resolve payroll queries

  • To liaise with the Payroll Manager to cover holidays within the department

  • To undertake the training requirements of the Practice in order to develop and progress your knowledge and skills and to follow the requirement of any apprenticeship route provided.

  • To integrate successfully with the team and provide effective support for other team members.

  • To be prepared to take on additional tasks and follow instructions and procedures that are required for the operation of the payroll process.


  • A competitive salary

  • Paid parking

  • A pension plan of 4.5% employers contribution and 4% employees contribution (after 3 months service)Life assurance (after 3 months service)

  • Tax-free Birthday and Christmas gifts

  • Annual bonus based on profits - averages between 2-3.5% of salary based on a full year of working

  • Early finish Friday option (full time employees only)On-going courses and training

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.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser

Please apply with your CV to: Rebecca Naughton