Vacancies

Payroll administrator – Salary according to experience

The Company: Hobsons was established in 1927 and today, we continue to build on our enviable reputation for providing excellent advice and first-class service to our business and personal clients alike. We have many clients in the local community and service businesses, small and large, across many sectors. 

Our strengths are our independence; reputation for quality and attention to detail; as well as being competent and reliable business advisors. A progressive practice, we provide a wide range of accounting and financial services to our clients throughout a broad range of business situations.

The Position: We are looking for a fulltime or part-time payroll administrator to work as part of a busy team in our payroll bureau providing payroll services to clients. The role would be suitable for CIPP Payroll Technician Certificate or equivalent qualified individuals with at least 1 years’ experience in payroll.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including training and development, child care vouchers, flexible working, and much more.

Fulltime Core hours are between 9am-5.15pm Monday-Friday.

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience working in a busy payroll environment
  • Ability to undertake accurate manual gross to net calculations
  • Be highly organised and self-motivated, and be able to prioritise own workload within a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be IT literate and highly numerate
  • The ability to work flexibly and accurately in an environment with competing deadlines and demands

Desired Requirements:

  • Strong working knowledge of Sage 50 payroll software
  • Understanding of CIS and benefits in kind
  • Experience in auto enrolment pension scheme administration
  • Understanding of Teachers Pensions and LGPS

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Processing weekly, fortnightly, lunar and monthly payrolls for variety of employers
  • Calculating statutory and contractual payments and deductions according to individual employer T&Cs
  • Running pension assessments and dealing with employee pension correspondence
  • Generating and uploading client pension scheme contributions into Nest, Peoples Pensions, Royal London, Now Pensions, Smart Pensions portals
  • Answering routine client queries regarding payroll and escalating more complex queries as appropriate
  • Completing and maintaining payroll bureau controls
  • Submitting accurately recorded RTI returns to HMRC
  • Filing relevant hardcopy payroll documentation in client's individual files
  • Providing copy payroll information to other Hobsons departments
  • Preparing client direct payments by Bacs, telepay fax, cheque

To apply, please send your CV to vacancies@hobsons.biz

Closing date 30th November 2018

For details of our Privacy Notice, please see our website: 

https://www.hobsons.biz/privacy-notice

Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.


Audit and Accounts semi-senior – Salary according to experience

The Company: Hobsons was established in 1927 and today, we continue to build on our enviable reputation for providing excellent advice and first-class service to our business and personal clients alike. We have many clients in the local community and service businesses, small and large, across many sectors. 

Our strengths are our independence; reputation for quality and attention to detail; as well as being competent and reliable business advisors. A progressive practice, we provide a wide range of accounting and financial services to our clients throughout a broad range of business situations.

The Position: We are looking for a fulltime Audit and Accounts semi-senior to work as part of a busy team in providing professional audit, accounting and taxation services to clients. The role would be suitable for ACA or ACCA trainees with 1-2 years’ experience; or AAT qualified individuals with at least 1 years’ experience in an audit role.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including training and development, child care vouchers, flexible working, and much more.

Core hours are between 9am-5.15pm Monday-Friday.

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in practice
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in statutory audit work
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and an understanding of audit testing and methodology
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be IT literate

Desired Requirements:

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel, and experience with Sage products
  • Understanding of business tax and income tax
  • Role requires someone who is well researched, enthusiastic and knowledgeable about this specific job vacancy and Hobsons CA Ltd generally.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Assisting on site as part of a team with the delivery of statutory audit work predominantly in owner managed businesses, and in the completion of audit files in the office;
  • Preparing accounts for limited companies, either companies being audited, or separately for non-audit engagements;
  • Calculation of other accounting journals including prepayments, accruals and depreciation;
  • Posting entries on to Sage Accounts Production, preparing disclosures as necessary, and generating final sets of accounts for manager review;
  • Preparation of sole trader, partnership and charity accounts;
  • Mentoring and coaching more junior members of staff;
  • Discussing queries and draft accounts with the client;
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns.

To apply, please send your CV to vacancies@hobsons.biz

Closing date 31st August 2018

For details of our Privacy Notice, please see our website:

https://www.hobsons.biz/privacy-notice

Our policy is to employ the best qualified people and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees including promotion and training and not to discriminate against any person because of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or disability.