Payroll Assistant | NGP Careers

Payroll Assistant

Full Time – UK

Hi, we're Northern Gas and Power

Northern Gas and Power (a subsidiary of Global Procurement Group) is an international energy procurement specialist and is the largest energy consultancy in Europe. We guide businesses of all sizes ranging from SMEs to global organisations in purchasing their energy contracts.

We set up comprehensive strategies for organisations to procure their energy contracts; negotiate contracts with energy suppliers; introduce and operate risk management frameworks; collect, check, and analyse invoices; and calculate organisations’ GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Our consultancy is supported by our unique ClearVUE platform that brings together and visualises information from a global energy portfolio down to the last detail – helping our clients work towards their Net Zero goals and ensuring compliance with climate-related legislation.

Join our global family, with modern and vibrant offices in the UK, France, Malta, India, and Italy. Be part of a team that’s leading the way in energy consultancy and helping businesses make informed decisions about their energy consumption.

What is the job about?

We are currently recruiting an experienced Payroll Assistant. The Payroll Assistant will create and maintain employee payroll information accurately and efficiently relating to pay, commission and deductions as well as working with other departments to ensure data is received on time; and most importantly, ensure people are paid correctly and on time.

You will be an integral part of the team to deliver payroll and expenses for a number of subsidiaries. Other responsibilities include creditor payments, financial accounts as well as dealing with colleague queries relating to pay and benefits. You will report to the Payroll Manager.

What exactly will you do?

Typical days will include the following:

  • Processing multiple payrolls
  • Payroll Analysis
  • Manage the leaver process
  • Complete P11D’s
  • Data entry (attention to detail is a must)
  • Maintaining our payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data
  • Calculating employee take-home pay-based information from our inhouse CRM system
  • Answering colleague questions about wages, deductions, tax codes
  • Working with other departments to ensure any changes are processed correctly
  • Identify, investigate, and resolve discrepancies with payroll records
  • Complete payroll reports for record-keeping purposes and for managerial review
  • You must comply with all policies & procedures.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a hardworking and exceptionally organised person who:

  • Has a good understanding of current pay and payroll law
  • Is a competent user of Sage 50
  • Has previous work experience in a payroll role
  • Can confidently use Microsoft Excel
  • Is discreet and can handle confidential data
  • Has good attention to detail and strives to get things right first time while working to tight deadlines
  • Can work in a fast-paced, self-directed, professional environment
  • Communicates effectively, professionally and articulately
  • Team player

What’s in it for you?

  • Industry-leading compensation package: Negotiable salary £25,000 – £29,000
  • Rapidly growing user base: Work directly with some of the UK’s largest, fastest growing, and most innovative companies.
  • Learn from industry-leading experts: We have cultivated some of best talent in the industry, allowing you to supercharge your career progression and learn from the best minds out there.
  • Work-life balance: No late finishes, keep your plans with friends and family.
  • Career growth: We enjoy promoting from within!
  • Unrivalled perks(including but not limited to):
    • 23 days of annual leave + bank holidays, with an additional fully paid month off in December (target dependant)
    • Wellbeing, gym and spa discounts.
    • Company getaways and retreats abroad.
    • Festival and Event tickets (such as Silverstone, Wimbledon, Tomorrowland, Lost & Found, Champions League and more!)



Diversity in our heritage, inclusion in our future.

We do our utmost at Northern Gas and Power, part of Global Procurement Group (GPG) to value our People for who they truly are. We want all our colleagues to feel free to be themselves at work.

Our People Strategy reflects our vision of an attractive and diverse organisation. Between all our companies, our colleagues make up over 30 nationalities from five countries around the globe.

We’re building a welcoming workplace where we recognise, respect, and celebrate each other’s stories. Be part of our story. Be you at NGP. #BeYouAtNGP

Apply now

You must have evidence of the right to work in the country you are applying. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a criminal record check and/or credit check. This will be confirmed to you during the recruitment process accordingly. We have a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders and a copy of the policy can be requested prior to your application should you wish.

t:  0191 478 9504

Please Note
Due to the high number of applicants if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. If your skills and competencies develop we would be happy to see a further application from you at that time. We welcome people to apply again after a period of 6 months.

  • If you are interested in the role, please submit your details and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!