Silver Levene LLP is the largest ACCA practice in the UK having grown to over 100 staff and 18 partners. It is a top 100 firm with offices based in Central London. The firm has been a niche-oriented practice focusing on different sectors such as media, legal, pharmaceutical, healthcare and property to name a few.


We have always been a niche-oriented practice focusing on a number of specific markets in legal, media, pharmaceutical, healthcare and property sectors.

However, we have built a particular reputation in the field of Pharmacy. Our Specialist Pharmacy Unit acts for many community Pharmacies and locum pharmacists throughout the UK.

Job Overview

A fantastic opportunity for a bookkeeper/payroll administrator has arisen within our specialist Pharmacy department which acts for community pharmacies and locum pharmacists throughout the UK.

It is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a dynamic department within a larger firm.

The role itself will be a mixture of bookkeeping and payroll and the successful individual will be given a portfolio of clients to work on. Pharmacy specific training will be provided by our experienced team.

What you'll get

  • Good salary and benefits package
  • Excellent training and opportunity to develop yourself professionally
  • Performance linked career progression
  • Experienced, supportive and friendly team

Start Date

Immediate / ASAP

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Duties & Responsibilities


  • processing monthly purchase, sales and general ledger entries
  • preparation of bank and cash reconciliations
  • preparation and online submissions of monthly VAT returns
  • ensuring month end balance sheet accounts are reconciled
  • monthly working papers preparation
  • monthly ledger accounts review
  • preparing year end file for accountants
  • liaising directly with clients


  • Prepare payroll on SAGE/Xero from client information supplied
  • Send payslips and all reports and notify client of PAYE/NIC due
  • Deal with any PAYE queries raised by client or HMRC
  • Process year end submissions deal with Class 1A NICs were applicable
  • Set up new payroll schemes when required
  • Be able to set up holiday, sickness and maternity pay on payroll software
  • Control specific reports from payroll software
  • Liaise with Sage/Xero on upgrades and technical support
  • Be able to advise clients on SMP, SSP, redundancy pay, season ticket loan, attachment to earnings and other payroll matters
  • Working knowledge of RTI process
  • Working knowledge of pension auto enrolment processes
  • Respond to all client and Partner telephone requests
  • Answer all incoming post appropriate to your allocation of clients

The candidate:

  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Self-motivated and strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Organised, methodical and proactive with an eye for attention to detail
  • Ability to meet internal and external reporting deadlines

Technical Requirements

  • Part qualified with experience or qualified by experience
  • 2 years’ experience in payroll and bookkeeping
  • Experience of SAGE payroll and/or Xero
  • Competent skills on Microsoft office applications
  • Adherence to budgeted time for jobs through time management
  • Develop professional relationships with clients and within the firm
  • Good analytical skills