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Finance Assistant - Payroll Team

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

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    Finance & Accountancy

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    Simon Briffa

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    8 months ago

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Highly motivated individual required for a permanent position within the finance team of a market-leading professional services recruitment firm.

Sellick Partnership is a well-established leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across seven offices nationwide. Our core business values are Passionate, Respected and Engaging, and these have a significant impact on the way we work both internally and externally. "Shining a light on the future of our people" is our vision.

Our head office in Manchester currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Finance Assistant within our payroll team, working on a full time basis, providing excellent assistance to our finance team.

Reporting to our Contractor Payroll Manager, you will take on a variety of responsibilities whilst working alongside a strong team who will provide superb all around training. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for a long-term role, working in a fast paced, hard-working team environment.

The role

This role presents a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to grow a career in finance. The successful candidate will be joining a great team who provide exceptional accounts and payroll support to our growing specialist professional services recruitment business.

The key responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the weekly payroll of over 800 contractors including processing invoices, holiday pay, remittances, timesheets and weekly finance reports.
  • Dealing with contractor payroll queries, working closely with our recruitment consultants to deliver a high standard of customer service.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate will have an intermediate level in Microsoft Excel as a minimum and an excellent phone manner. The role requires a switched-on individual who is self-motivated and highly organised. Attention to detail, fantastic customer service and communication skills are very important to be a success in this role.

Full training is provided on our bespoke timesheet / payroll system and therefore no previous experience is required. The successful candidate will ideally have experience of working in a finance team, however this is not essential.

Sellick Partnership offer additional benefits to all employees, including:

- 25 days holiday (pro rata)

- Three annual company-wide events

- Investment in training and development

We are extremely proud of all our awards and accreditations. Recently we were honoured to have been recognised as one of the top 100 Best Workplaces™ in the UK by Great Place to Work® UK emphasising Sellick Partnership's dedication to its people by creating an outstanding working culture, providing excellent staff development opportunities and empowering individuals to succeed.

We have also achieved Investors in People Gold and attained ISO 9001:2015 certification which all demonstrate our reputation for quality and continuous improvement and developing long-standing relationships.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website