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Payroll Specialist

Posted 04/06/2024




Finance & Accounting

Job Description

Payroll Specialist- Belfast

MCS Group are looking for a Payroll Specialist to join a top accountancy practice in the Belfast area.

The Company:

A highly reputable Accountancy Practice with longstanding staff - many of which have well over 10 years' service, reflecting positively on the way the firm is managed. You will benefit from experienced and approachable managers who know the business and clients inside out and can make sure you feel welcomed and supported in your new role. With a friendly team environment and flexible working options, this is an ideal opportunity for someone seeking a long-term stable role with an excellent work-life balance.

The Payroll team provide significant expertise and specialist knowledge to a range of businesses. Their strongly integrated approach is based upon providing pro-active advice and support across the full spectrum of payroll services and their BACS-approved Payroll Bureau allows clients to outsource a key function of their business.

You will be part of their Payroll department and managing a client portfolio, which has experienced strong growth in the past year, while helping grow and progress the department.

The Role:

As the successful Payroll Specialist, your duties will include:

  • Manage a payroll portfolio
  • Weekly, Fortnightly and Monthly Payroll
  • Full end-to-end payroll
  • Help to grow their client portfolio
  • Dealing with any queries/questions
  • Building and maintaining client relationships

The Person

The successful Payroll Specialist will meet the following criteria:

  • 2+ years' experience in payroll
  • The ability to manage a portfolio and work autonomously
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good practical understanding of payroll, payroll calculations, deadlines and UK legislation
  • Experience in Brightpay is desired but not essential

The Benefits

The successful Payroll Specialist can expect to receive the following:

  • A competitive salary and remuneration package
  • Early Friday finishes
  • Progression opportunities
  • Hybrid and flexible working options

If you believe you have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to take the next step in your payroll career.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Connor Day, Specialist Recruitment Consultant at MCS group on 02890490861 or

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit MCS Group to view a wide selection of our current jobs

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