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 a global energy procurement consultant 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.

The opportunity

We are global energy services provider. We have built one of the largest, dependable networks in the Utility sector. We provide expert and disciplined advice in procurement, energy services, and technology. We provide energy services to tens of thousands of clients globally.

You’ll have the opportunity to make real positive changes.

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

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 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
  • Is a team player

What’s in it for you?

  • SALARY: up to £25,000 DOE + BONUS
  • HOURS: 9-5 (flexibility will be required)
  • LOCATION: Baltic Place, S Shore Rd, Gateshead NE8 3AE (Head Office)
  • JOB TYPE: Full-time, Permanent

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!