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Trainee Payroll and Accounts Assistant

A fantastic opportunity has arisen here within our team and we are now seeking a Trainee Payroll and Accounts Assistant to join us in Exeter (by the Airport).

What’s on offer:

  • Basic Salary up to £18k per annum
  • Company Bonus Scheme (following successful completion of a Probationary Period)
  • Full time hours
  • Modern, air conditioned office with free on-site parking
  • Team BBQs and Staff days that incorporate family and partners

We have some fantastic company benefits including: Private Healthcare, Life Cover, Income Protection and a Cycle to Work Scheme.

A Trainee Payroll and Accounts Assistant is responsible for assisting the existing Accounts and Payroll Team in performing general payroll (purchase ledger) and finance related duties.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To maintain and input payroll information in a precise and accurate manner
  • Assist in running an efficient and effective payroll service
  • Check, calculate and input weekly and monthly payroll data
  • Creating new customer and supplier records on accounts software
  • Check and process expense claims
  • Undertaking of week end processes and reconciliation
  • Producing, recording and uploading sales invoices
  • Inputting sales and purchase invoices onto system
  • Filing sales and purchase invoices
  • Have a good understanding of system requirements
  • Carry out routine administrative/clerical duties as required
  • Bank ledger and bank reconciliations

Person Specification


  • Previous experience working within an administrative role
  • Strong organisational skills
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willingness to always develop skills and knowledge
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work accurately and methodically with attention to detail
  • High level of numeracy and ability to deal accurately with calculations of a complex nature
  • Ability to organise, schedule and adapt work tasks to meet conflicting deadlines and respond to changing situations


  • Previous experience working within a similar role would be advantageous but not essential
  • Experience of using Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel and database systems
  • Previous experience with Sage 50 Accounts and payroll software desirable however not essential


  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent

Please email your CV and covering letter to:

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JMC Group is a trading name of JMC Recruitment Solutions Limited, a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 06583787 with its registered office at Unit 1, First Floor, Exeter International Office Park, Clyst Honiton, Devon, EX5 2HL. For information only, the company JMC Group Limited is a holding company which does not trade, it is registered in England and Wales with company number 08647118 and has its registered address at Unit 1, First Floor, Exeter International Office Park, Clyst Honiton, Devon, EX5 2HL