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Bookkeeping Assistant


The client accounting team at Strutt and Parker as looking for a Bookkeeping Assistant to provide a wide range of support services to our clients and the accounting team.



  • Processing own portfolio of client payrolls

  • Receipt of client instructions (e.g. basic pay, overtime, sickness, other adjustments etc) and production of periodic (fortnightly, monthly, annual etc.) payroll runs including (where appropriate for client) BACS initiation, distribution of payslips, calculation of PAYE/NI liabilities thereon.

  • Posting and maintenance of client payroll records to regulatory standards.

  • Processing and submission under RTI of client monthly and annual payroll information as required by statute.

  • Processing of client employee net pay payments including reconciliation of funds available and import of data to online banking software.

  • Reconciliation of wages bank account.

  • Processing and payment of employee and employer pension contributions to pension providers as appropriate.

  • Administration of workplace pension schemes for clients.

  • Dealing with ad-hoc queries and reports.


  • Liaise with Partners and Employees of the S&P national office network who have functional responsibilities for client management.

  • Direct contact and liaison with external clients.

  • Work with fellow Bookkeeping Team members and with departmental Client Managers (Accountants).

  • External contacts will be with a wide range of third parties such as: HMRC and other regulatory bodies, Pension providers, auditors and other client professional advisors.



  • At least 1 years payroll experience.

  • Ability to calculate payroll manually using HMRC pay tables.

  • Knowledge of Brightpay payroll software advantageous.

  • Excellent communication skills. Recognises that payroll can often be a “shop window” and proxy for the work of the department as a whole. 

  • Self-motivated and able to work alone but also suitable to working as a team player.

  • Dedicated, organizes client payroll fulfillment around own holiday and non-working days.

  • Accuracy, attention to detail and thoroughness.

  • Ability and willingness to undertake Continuous Professional Education (CPE) in matters and developments pertaining to payroll.

  • Confidentiality.

  • PC/IT literate including basic MS Office skills.

 BNP Paribas Real Estate is proud to be an inclusive employer, as recognised by our RICS Inclusive Employer status and the Stonewall Equality Index.