Payroll Accountant - London City

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Part-Qualified Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sara Campbell

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


This global financial services company is looking for a pro-active individual to join their London based finance team as a Payroll Accountant. Reporting to the Compensation Accounting Manager, the successful candidate will be covering all aspects of Payroll Accounting.

Key Responsibilities:

- Reviewing and processing all payroll related accounting entries including salary, bonuses, dividends, partnership distributions, stock sales and cash breaks

- Responsible for P&L and Balance Sheet monthly analytical review and reconciliations

- Ensuring all relevant information is obtained from HR/Payroll on a timely basis to help determine correct accounting treatment

- Assist auditors through timely responses to queries

- Support management on ad-hoc issues

Qualifications and Skills:

- Strong academic background

- Strong Microsoft Excel skills

- Preferably studying towards CIMA/ACCA qualifications or equivalent

The successful candidate will be proactive and adaptable with the ability to work well under pressure. You will be able to take ownership and work responsibly without close supervision. You will have good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact and build relationships with stakeholders throughout the company.

If this role looks like it could be a good fit for you, then please apply via this advert or alternatively send your CV directly to me at with a brief covering note.


To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.