Payroll Assistant

Are you interested in the detail? Focused on accuracy? Naturally numerate?

If this sounds like you we have a great role for you as a new Payroll Assistant at our Head Office in Millbrook, Southampton. Snows Group has exciting growth plans and we can offer you exposure to the full payroll cycle including new developments such as Auto Enrolment, Real Time Information, Living Wage and more.

Snows Group has been operating for over 50 years and currently has over 750 employees across Hampshire, Dorset, Devon, Somerset, Surrey, Wiltshire and the Isle of Wight.

Following year on year growth we have identified a need for additional resource within this key team at our Head Office in Southampton to help us meet the needs of the business now and as we expect to grow over the coming 18 months.

Applicants will ideally have some relevant payroll related experience and be able to demonstrate a keen interest in developing a full understanding of all payroll procedures.

Key duties will include:

  • Inputting of the payroll transactions into the system including starters, leavers, leave of absence, overtime, tax forms, bonuses etc.
  • Calculation of pro rata statutory deductions including tax, NIC, SMP, OSPP, SSP.
  • Calculation of pro rata salary payments/deductions, holiday pay, part time adjustments.
  • Dealing with queries via email and telephone from employees, accountants and auditors
  • Assisting with month end processes including reporting to finance, distribution of payslips and employee correspondence.
  • Regular archiving of information to comply with Data Protection legislation

Whilst full training will be given on our payroll system our ideal applicant will be proficient in both Excel and Word.

Naturally given the sensitive nature of the work required the successful candidate must be discrete and ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times.

Although professional qualifications are not required, as training will be given, support in studying for a professional payroll qualification will be considered for the right applicant.


In return we offer a competitive reward package:

  • Staff Purchase Scheme:Once an employee has successfully completed 3 months employment they may purchase either vehicles, parts, accessories or labour from the Company at significantly subsidised rates.
  • Child Care Vouchers: We are pleased to offer a flexible way to meet the cost of childcare, where employees are able to exchange a portion of their salary for a variety of Childcare Vouchers.
  • Life Assurance:Company paid death in service benefit
  • Pension:Snows Motor Group is pleased to offer a contributory pension scheme in line with the new government legislation. When you pay in so do we!

We regret that due to volume, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

At this time we do not require the assistance of any recruitment agencies.

Ref: SMG-PA-2305

Working hours Monday - Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm with an hour for lunch
Location Head Office Southampton
Salary Competitive
Closing date 30/06/2017

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