Clive Owen LLP is recognised as one of the leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers in the region. With offices in Darlington, Durham & York we believe we are ideally placed to offer owner-managed businesses proactive advice, ideas & solutions. Our philosophy is to work with our clients to ensure they achieve their commercial goals and objectives. By listening to our clients and understanding their particular industry we provide tailored business solutions that will meet the demands of today's fast-moving business environment. We are looking to recruit an experienced payroll professional to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis working from our Darlington office. Our payroll function offers over 250 clients Auto Enrolment ready payroll services. The key duties of the role are: To provide an effective and efficient end to end payroll service Liaise with clients on payroll matters To ensure that payroll activities meet legislative and statutory requirements The ideal candidate will: Have high volume payroll experience. Experience of working in a payroll bureau would be a distinct advantage Have working knowledge of payroll legislation and implementation of auto enrolment Have strong communication skills Be extremely organised Be able to work under pressure and to deadlines Be a team player Have strong IT skills including Excel and Word Ideally have some experience of using Sage In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a contributory pension scheme, 22 days holiday plus statutory holidays and the option for employees to purchase up to an additional 5 days holiday each year. All employees get access to Perkbox and we offer a cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and a discounted health scheme.