Payroll Clerk

Location:             Leeds, LS14 1NG
Job Type:            Permanent - basic hours Monday – Friday 08.00 – 17.00

Salary:                Dependent on experience
Start date:          Immediate


Role overview:

Howard Civil Engineering is looking for a hardworking and knowledgeable individual to join our team as a Payroll Clerk. Working under the direction of our Finance Director across three companies, a pro-active work ethic and a great attitude are essential.

If you enjoy delivering only the best in customer service and want to join a growing company that not only values you and your ability but strives to develop your potential and further your career progression, then Howard Civil Engineering is the right company for you.


  • Collating data from our biometrics and timesheets from our construction sites into one format.
  • Approving agency and subcontractor timesheets.
  • Communication with managers of all levels to ensure operative hours are correct and resolving discrepancies quickly and with priority.
  • Processing all PAYE payroll through CIS and Opera, utilising the software to full capacity.
  • Completion of year end processes, P11Ds, P60 and HMRC submissions.
  • Inputting new starters and recording leavers.
  • Analyse payroll data to ensure contractual obligations are being met and company procedures are correctly followed.
  • Dealing with pension deductions and payments to pension schemes.
  • All other adhoc payroll tasks.



  • 3 years of payroll experience, ideally processing it end to end.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience with Pegasus Opera and CIS (preferred).
  • Have a positive, optimistic attitude.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Taking pride in your work.
  • Must be a team player.



  • Competitive salary.
  • Loyalty holidays.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Contributory pension.


Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each application individually.

We are an equal opportunities employer and look forward to receiving your application.

Strictly no agencies please

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