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Date Posted: 6 September 2023

Start Date: Within 3 months

Application Method: By email, including covering letter and CV to

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our small but busy payroll department. The role will involve processing payroll and auto enrolment on behalf of our clients.  


If you have a keen interest in payroll, and an excellent eye for detail, this crucial role within our business could be ideal for you!      


The position is for 30 to 37.5 hours per week and we could offer some flexibility in regard to the working hours. This is an office based role.         


Duties/Role/Job Description                   

  • Accurately input data & provide accurate and consistent information to clients and colleagues

  • Liaise with a wide range of clients, answering queries and supplying information                   

  • Update employee records, amend pay rates etc                      

  • Process statutory payments according to legislation                 

  • Process deductions from pay - Tax, NI, Pensions, Attachment of Earnings Orders etc.       

  • Process Auto Enrolment and produce employee communications                             

  • Communicate with HMRC, various pension providers, The Pension Regulator and  other external bodies as required                        

  • Maintain records and backups                   


Person Specification


  • Previous payroll experience                        

  • Good IT skills and competent with Excel & Word          

  • Ability to work to stringent deadlines with good organisational skills                        

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills                     

  • Good attention to detail and ability to check own work                           

  • Ability to prioritise workload and a flexible approach                        

  • Good working knowledge of UK payroll legislation.                          

  • Trustworthy and discreet as client and employee confidentiality is crucial to this role

Working Environment

At Shepherd Partnership we offer a fantastic working environment in which you can thrive. As a team we are committed to the highest standards of client service and technical expertise, and we would love to find a candidate who can complement and enhance our business with these values in mind!


The successful candidate can expect a modern and comfortable work environment. Our recently renovated offices are air-conditioned, bright, and spacious. There is free parking on-site and we also have a shower and changing room if you prefer to run or cycle to work or want to exercise at lunchtime.


We offer a good holiday entitlement, a health cash back scheme and, after a qualifying period, health insurance.




No formal qualifications are required for this role.




The role will be based at our Skipton offices.




The salary for this role is negotiable depending on experience.

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