Payroll and Accounts Assistant

M4 Recruitment are looking for a Payroll and Accounts Assistant who will proactively manage the Companys Client accounts. The role is a full time, office based position at our Head Office in Thatcham.

The primary responsibility of this role will be to support the accounts and payroll team in the management the sales ledger with duties including but not limited to;

Credit Control;

  • Daily receipting of client invoice payments
  • Chasing outstanding/overdue invoice balances
  • Weekly distribution of client statements
  • Weekly reporting to Accounts Manager
  • Reporting of past due balances to credit insurers
  • Credit limit management

Sales Ledger;

  • Weekly distribution of sales invoices. Ensuring all client requirements are adhered to i.e. purchase order numbers, timesheet back-up etc
  • Loading invoices onto client portals
  • Liaising with internal branches for the resolution to any missing information/documentation
  • Importing day book information from the payroll software to the accounts system
  • Investigate and reconcile invoicing errors
  • Keep client records up to date
  • New client credit checks and reporting
  • Monthly reconciliation of invoice financing

  • Processing timesheets, received in various formats though a variety of platforms

  • Dealing with payroll queries and amendments

  • Assisting with weekly payroll reporting procedures

  • Processing Holiday Requests

  • Processing Starters & Leavers


  • IT Literate, competent in the use of Microsoft Office including excel
  • A Background in a financial or accounting role would be advantageous
  • Experience with Tempaid, Quickbooks or other accounting software
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Client relationship management
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Courteous, firm and good and explaining issues with the confidence to negotiate through uncomfortable situations to a satisfactory conclusion
  • A positive, problem solving mentality

M4 Recruitment Limited is an employment business and operates as an equal opportunities employer.

West Berkshire, England, UK