Payroll in Peterborough Needed

£23,000 - £25,000

Due to restructuring within the existing team, we are now seeking a Payroll to join the Peterborough offices of a reputable local Accountancy practice.


You will be reporting to a payroll supervisor, managing your own portfolio of clients, where duties include:


  • Processing multiple weekly, fortnightly and monthly payrolls for a range of SME clients
  • Calculating SMP/SSP/statutory deductions
  • Dealing directly with the client to resolve any queries
  • Administering payments under the Job Retention Scheme

Applications are invited from individuals with the following skills:

  • Previous experience of payroll within either an accountancy practice or payroll bureau
  • Minimum of 1 years experience
  • Actively studying towards or looking to study towards achieving the CIPP qualification

This client are able to offer an excellent working environment – including flexible working, flexible start and finish times tailored benefits package




Leeds 0113 243 2111

Manchester 0161 697 7770

Harrogate: 01423 800 085

Peterborough 01733 903 286


Charleston Recruitment specialise in placing accountancy practice professionals in new positions in Manchester and across the UK.

If you’re looking for a Payroll role in Peterborough , but you felt that this position wasn’t the right fit for you, Charleston Recruitment will still be able to assist you with your wider search.

We can help you find your next ideal accounting practice role that advances your career and keeps you on an upward trajectory towards meeting your professional career goals.

And … because we have specialist knowledge, we will have wider discussions with you about how you can navigate into a rewarding career.

When talking to a consultant please highlight any experience which includes business restructuring, business valuations, fee earning, client management and the training of staff.







We have seen an increased need for Payroll positions across the public practice market which is affecting the UK nationally.

In addition, because there is a shortage of supply and high demand, the knock-on effect pushes salaries up making the practice market as competitive as the industry market. This hasn’t just affected Payroll jobs in Peterborough but also Bookkeeping in Peterborough too!



We live in changing times when the world is at our fingertips, everything is readily available but when searching for the right fit, it can feel like the ‘next step’ may as well be a needle in a haystack!

Many candidates such as Payroll looking for new opportunities are already aware that although job titles can differ between accountancy firms, often the job specifications can be similar. For example, if you find that we are advertising for a Payroll position in Peterborough we may also be recruiting for Payroll jobs inPeterborough too. This replicated across different platforms such as big named job boards, secondary job boards, client websites, commercial (unspecialised), can be overwhelming or time consuming to independently search.

Please note not all of our positions are actively advertised due to the nature of fast-moving recruitment cycles and some clients value confidentiality for senior level recruitment.

Get in touch for a confidential conversation and the ease of not having to search.


Please call us to find out where you are bench marking in terms of salary!