Exchange Accountancy

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Careers at Exchange Accountants

At Exchange Accountants, our ethos is ‘Let’s Grow Together’, whether you are a client, or one of our people, that principle is what we live by. We pride ourselves in our passion, initiative, and innovative work ethic, and on being at the forefront of the digital evolution in accounting.

Based close to Lisburn City Centre, we are Northern Ireland’s leading cloud-based Accountancy Practice and the first in the province to have achieved Xero Gold Partner Status.

Experienced Payroll bureau administrator

The Position

We an immediate vacancy for an experienced Sage and Xero Payroll administrator for a three day week being Wednesday , Thursday and Friday given the payroll cycle.

Your typical week-to-week and month-to-month would include:-

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the payroll (including Auto-enrolment) function for 150+ portfolio of payroll clients (1000+ employees)
  • Ensuring all returns are made to HMRC, Pension Regulator and various pension providers on a timely basis
  • Ensuring clients are made aware of their liabilities to HMRC and pensions provides
  • Liaising with HMRC and pension providers
  • Making suggestions to improve internal processes

You may have some junior members of staff supporting you, and initially a fully qualified accountant overseeing, but will eventually be solely in charge of the company’s full payroll portfolio.

The Person

The successful candidate will be required to fulfil the following essential criteria;

  • You will need a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a hands on Sage and Xero payroll position including processing Irish payrolls and CIS submissions
  • You will have dealt with all aspects of client payroll requirements, including all the requirements of Auto-enrolment
  • You have a sound technical understanding of complex payroll queries and issues and be keep fully to date with all the legislative changes
  • You will have experience looking after large client portfolios and have evidence of this
  • You have ideally managed other, more junior payroll staff / administrators


We are offering

This is a great opportunity, for a permanent position within a vibrant and growing firm
You have opportunity to progress quickly if can demonstrate that you have contributed to the growth of the payroll department

  • A competitive basic salary (£26,000 to £28,000 pro-rata ) with benefits tailored to the right candidate
  • A friendly and sociable working environment
  • Potential for performance-based bonuses.
  • Access to a company pension scheme


How to apply

If you feel that you have the right ability and attitude for this challenging position please forward an up-to-date CV , including at least two referees, to with a covering letter explaining to us why we should consider you for this fantastic role within our company.

Exchange Accountants Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

Recruitment agencies need not apply