Payroll & Finance Officer

3 days left

City of London, England
£25000 - £27000 per annum
01 Jul 2021
29 Jul 2021
Jack Burns
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

Payroll & Finance Officer

Oakleaf Partnership Limited is the UK's leading independent HR Recruitment and Executive Search business with offices in London and Birmingham as well as operating in New York.

The Role:

You will be responsible for supporting the weekly temporary contractor payroll of the company as well as the monthly accounting process. You will be working in a dynamic finance team, reporting to the Senior Finance Manager. This position offers the opportunity to be part of an established business with the opportunity to bring a fresh outlook to processes and procedures. You will be a passionate finance professional who is hands on and wants to develop a first-class finance function.

About You:

You will work as a key member of the finance team. Support services work closely with the wider Sales business, so an ability to bring finance to life in an easy-to-understand way is desirable. You will be dealing with candidates' payroll related queries, so the ability to understand and explain payroll & finance calculations is useful. The month-end process and checklist are detailed and thorough, so the ability to work to tight deadlines and produce accurate financial information is key.

Key Payroll responsibilities include:

  • Process temporary timesheets from portal and RPR websites
  • Upload permanent placements to timesheet portal
  • Process temporary workers pay in payroll software
  • Respond to queries from temporary workers
  • Pensions understanding and processing (auto enrolment, salary sacrifice etc)
  • Support the processing of commissions
  • Process staff expenses
  • EPS/FPS/RTI submissions

Key Finance responsibilities include:

  • Weekly reporting of revenue figures
  • Maintaining the integrity of key Company revenue reports
  • Journal postings
  • Assist the Finance Team with monthly accounting
  • Client/Accounts Payable invoicing
  • Maintain bank reconciliation
  • Asist in preparation of quarterly VAT return
  • Prepare quarterly intermediaries report (ITEPA)
  • Liaising with external auditors on annual audits
  • Ad-hoc support as it arises


  • Work laptop
  • Annual season ticket loan
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible working
  • 25 days holiday, increasing to 30 after 3 years
  • Quarterly incentive for high achievers
  • Yearly incentives for outstanding performance
  • Sales and Support Person of the Quarter awards
  • Team awards/events
  • Annual summer and Christmas events to celebrate success

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Preferably 1+ years in recruitment
  • Ability to identify anomalies and errors, then rectify them
  • Excel experience
  • Timesheet software experience
  • Systems proficient, with ability to quickly learn new systems
  • Desire to improve systems and processes
  • Customer focused approach, comfortable dealing with queries face to face, over the phone and in written correspondence
  • Someone who is high energy, hands of and detail orientated
  • Well organised and prompt at dealing with queries
  • Alignment to the Oakleaf value of Courage, Integrity, Innovation, Passion & Diversity

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