Payroll / Bookkeeper

Blackburn | Job ID: PB - AAH | £19,500 - £21,500 pro rata

Who are DPM Accounting Services Ltd 

We are a busy, chartered accountancy practice based in Blackburn. Established over 15 years ago we provide a full range of accountancy services to small and medium sized businesses and have a loyal client base and an excellent reputation for service delivery.

Due to expansion, DPM Accounting Services Ltd are currently recruiting for a Payroll / Bookkeeper to join their payroll bureau team on a permanent basis.

Offering a warm and welcoming environment, you will join a friendly team of supportive colleagues. This is an exciting opportunity reporting into our forward-thinking Payroll Manager, so, if you are looking for flexible working and if you have strong analytical skills, are highly organised and proficient in payroll then please apply today.

What can DPM Accounting offer you?

  • 20 – 30 hours over 5 days, flexible start and finish time
  • £19,500 – £21,500 pro rata
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays pro rata
  • Company pension
  • Modern office environment
  • Warm and friendly team of colleagues

As a Payroll / Bookkeeper your role will include;

  • To work alongside the Payroll Manager to produce an accurate and timely payroll for weekly, monthly and quarterly clients
  • Bookkeeping on QuickBooks and Receipt Bank
  • Process new starters and leavers
  • Process pension / auto enrolment
  • Assist with the production and distribution of management reports
  • Communicate with clients, client employees, HMRC and pension organisations
  • Assisting with ad hoc duties as per department and business needs

The ideal Payroll / Bookkeeper will have;

Essential Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years proven payroll bureau experience
  • Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook
  • A solid understanding of payroll, PAYE, pensions administration, attachment of earnings and statutory payments
  • Confident communication skills
  • Accurate data inputting skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines
  • A team player mentality
  • The ability to work with sensitive data, maintain confidentiality and adhere to all GDPR legislation.

Desirable Experience/qualifications:

  • A working knowledge of BrightPay Bureau and BrightPay Connect
  • Training for bookkeeping will be given but experience preferred
  • Experience of Nest pension portal
  • A formal payroll or accountancy qualification
  • Proven knowledge of the entire lifecycle of payroll production from PAYE scheme creation to year end

If you feel you have the skills and attitude required for this role and wish to work with a forward thinking company to help them continue on their growth journey then please apply today.

Please note: In light of the pandemic, first stage interviews will be held online where possible. Any secondary interviews may be held at Head Office, please be reassured that we are following all Government guidelines ensuring your safety first.



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T: 01254 239363