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 their 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.

Our people are what define us.

Every day we empower our employees to achieve more and explore exciting career opportunities. Employee wellbeing is at the forefront of our organisational values, consistently making Northern Gas and Power the employer of choice within the B2B energy procurement sector.

We are a global organisation. Our workforce is 850+ strong, spanning across three continents with modern and vibrant offices in the UK, France, Malta, India and the USA.

The opportunity

NGP are now looking to expand the Finance Department due to substantial global growth and you will help level up our finance team.

What is the job about?

The Payroll Clerk will process our payroll accurately and efficiently. You will create and maintain employee payroll information to ensure people are paid correct and on time.

What exactly will you do?

  • Working with Payroll Manager and wider Finance and HR teams to ensure people are paid right and at the right time.
  • Processing multiple payrolls across the World with multiple payment elements
  • Payroll Analysis
  • Complete P11D’s
  • Data entry (attention to detail is a must)
  • Maintaining our payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data
  • Onboarding process – adding new colleagues to the system
  • Offboarding process – following leaver process and ensuring final pays are calculated correctly
  • Calculating employee take-home pay-based information from our inhouse CRM system.
  • Answering colleague questions about wages, deductions, tax codes and pensions
  • Working with other department to ensure any changes are processed correctly.
  • Identify, investigates, and resolves discrepancies with payroll records
  • Completes payroll reports for record-keeping purposes and for managerial review
  • Complete year end process

What we’re looking for

  • Excellent understanding of pay and payroll legislation
  • Experience in a payroll role
  • Sage 50 Experience is essential
  • Experience with company pension accounts
  • Microsoft experience, particularly Excel skills
  • Organised with excellent time-management skills.
  • Attention to detail, with an ability to spot numerical errors.
  • Able to prioritize and multitask effectively.

What’s in it for you?

  • Industry-leading compensation package: Negotiable base salary (£22,000 – £26,000 DoE)
  • 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 annual leave + public holidays
    • Full month of December off (fully paid)
    • Wellbeing, gym and spa discounts and access to 1-2-1 session with our in-house health & wellbeing team
    • Company parties and retreats abroad
    • Festival and Event tickets (such as Silverstone, Wimbledon, Tomorrowland and Lost & Found!)
    • Top 10 club (this includes free parking, free car valets, a paid for food shop and more!)

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!