Payroll Assistant

Salary – £25,197 – £27,009

As one of Scotland’s largest construction companies, with a turnover of circa £200m, City Building provides a range of repairs and maintenance, construction, manufacturing and refurbishment activities across the public, private and third sectors.

At City Building, people are at the heart of everything we do. Our people have made our award-winning business the success it is today and as it continues to grow, we want them to be the best they can be and to reach their potential.

In addition, we offer a wide-ranging generous benefits package including pension scheme and access to enhanced leave and sick pay arrangements. As well as a competitive salary we offer a staff discount scheme and family friendly policies and currently operate hybrid working within the Team.

We are looking for a suitably experienced individual to join our small but busy Payroll Team.

Your main duties will be to support the Payroll Team in the day to day business activities including the input of employee timesheets, recording employee sickness absence and holidays. You will be the point of contact for managers, admin staff and employees on all matters related to payroll and general enquiries. You will be required to undertake other basic payroll admin duties as required. You will also assist in the maintenance of records/files within the Payroll Team.

Due to the sensitive nature of information you are dealing with within Payroll your discretion and confidentiality is paramount at all times.

You will have excellent administrative and numeracy skills with attention to detail and accuracy being key in this role. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills. You will have a firm grasp of all Microsoft Office packages in particular Word and Excel and ideally be knowledgeable in SAP system.

You will be a confident individual, be able to bring energy to the role and have a strong work ethic. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to enhance their skills and experience within City Building.

If you would like to find out more or have an informal chat about this role then contact Claire Burns, Payroll Advisor on 287 2320.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this post and would like to join our small but busy payroll team, then please submit your CV along with a detailed supporting statement by email to by close of business on Friday 19 May 2023.

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