Payroll Specialist with TaxAssist Accountants

Location: Edinburgh 
£8.75 per hour

Full-time, permanent
Start date: 25 June 2018
Closing date: 31 May 2018, 12 noon
Interview date: w/c 11 June 2018

About the Company

TaxAssist Accountants is an Edinburgh-based accountancy practice and part of a nation-wide accountancy network. Their practice is busy and growing and TaxAssist Accountants Edinburgh looks after the tax and accounting needs – from self-assessment tax return to bookkeeping and payroll – for around 1,100 customers including individual taxpayers and small businesses.

TaxAssist Accountants’ success revolves around select core values which promote a customer-centred approach to accountancy, ensuring that an excellent level of customer satisfaction is provided by going ‘above and beyond’ for every client who uses their services.

For more information on the company, their vision, and their values, visit

The Role

TaxAssist Accountants is looking to hire a Payroll Specialist to join their Technical Hub. The company runs various payrolls on behalf of their clients. These range from a single payslip for a company director for the same amount every month to businesses of 50+ employees with multiple wage rates.

The successful candidate will also deal with queries from employers covering a wide and diverse subject range - from Maternity Pay to Work Place Pensions. It is a busy role which is deadline driven. Necessary training and support will be provided.

The role will be full-time, but TaxAssist Accountants is open to discussing flexible working hours.


This role would suit someone who is friendly and engaged with demonstrable knowledge of accountancy and/or experience working in a payroll department of an organisation.

You should also have the following skills:

• Organisational skills
• The ability to manage your time and workload effectively
• Proactive and enthusiastic
• Excellent communication skills
• Experience of working within in an accountancy practice or in a payroll department in a company

This is an opportunity to join a value-driven organisation that prioritises support and collaboration between their staff and customers.

*We are currently promoting two other roles with TaxAssist Accountants in Edinburgh. Please visit our Current Opportunities page for more details*


Closing date for applications is 31 May 2018, 12 noon.

Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the AAI online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. State A) your availability and B) relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.

Successful candidates must, by the start of the employment, have permission to work in the UK.


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