Job Summary
  • Salary
    £168.75 (per week)
  • Location
    Watford, Watford
  • Sector
    Assistant Accountant level 3
  • Duration
    15 Months
  • 1 Position Available
  • Closing Date
    11th August 2017
  • Employer Name
    SWH Payroll
  • Distance from academy
    • 13.3 Miles
    • 28 Minutes
  • Address
    Western Parade, New Barnet EN5 1AH, United Kingdom

Job Description

Are you looking for a great opportunity in a GROWING payroll company?Are you struggling to find your ideal role as you have the qualification/s but no experience?Do you need to put what you've learnt into practice?Are you energetic, someone who is ABLE to use their initiative and have an accurate eye for detail?
Data entry of new starters, leavers and any permanent changes within agreed timetable in agreed format Variable Changes via pre-agreed Excel/spreadsheet

Calculate SSP, SMP, SPP and SAP. Calculate Auto Enrolment and/or Pension Deductions

Process pro-rata payments for starters and leavers Process backdated annual salary increases to include O/T, Shift, etc. Recovery of outstanding balances on final payments – normal cycle After leaving payments – normal payroll cycle Employee Transfers

Processing Payroll Carry out accurate checks. Produce payroll review report if pre-agreed and provide to Client Reverse and rerun for corrections (SWH Payroll Ltd errors) Process expenses

Normal payroll cycle Upload Pension Files to Named Provider Send Auto Enrolment Correspondence to Employee’s where applicable. Payments by BACS. Scheduled employee payments via e-Banking on Clients behalf using Cash Bacs as an agent. Scheduled third party payments – HMRC and any additional requirements as pre-agreed in writing reporting

Provide electronic payslips or standard hardcopy if pre- agreed

Produce P45s

Produce defined reports as pre-agreed in writing from Standard Reports as defined With Client Produce any additional special reports required as pre- agreed in Writing by Client.


Working Week

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm


Requirements & Prospects


A minimum of 5 GCSE’s C and above Including Maths and English (or equivalents)

Desired Skills

Numeric skills
Good time keeping
Good communication
Good knowledge of Microsoft packages

Personal Qualities

Positive attitude

Future Prospects

Progression onto the level 4 AAT

  • Apprenticeship Length
    15 Months
  • Training Provider
    Aspire Achieve Advance Ltd
  • Academy Location


The newly launched Assistant Accountant apprenticeship programme is accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) and combines outstanding classroom training, dedicated workplace mentorship and on-the-job experience to build the necessary skills, knowledge and behaviours to become a skilled assistant accountant.
The apprenticeship includes:
• AAT L2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping
• SAGE L2 Computerised Accounts
• AAT L3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting AQ 2016
Training and Assessment
• Throughout the first 12 months you will be required to attend the 3aaa Accountancy Academy in on average 25-30 days (plus exam days).
• You will attend a full week intensive course to prepare you for the AAT Synoptic Assessment (approx. month 12-14)
• Your dedicated Assessor will visit you in the workplace every 8-12 weeks
• You will be invited to 3aaa Masterclasses presented by industry experts to enrich your learning experience.
The remainder of your training will be completed in the workplace.

Qualification Gained

Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3)