Payroll Clerk - Southampton

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom

Project support

Trant Engineering Limited is a multi discipline Engineering & Construction company, with offices and projects throughout the UK and Overseas. We have a number of different divisions, including; Energy, Oil & Gas, Process & Water, International and Control & Automation. We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book and a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.

We are currently recruiting for a Payroll Clerk to join our finance team, based at our Head Office in Southampton. This is a full-time role, working 09:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday each week. Reporting into the Group Accountant, the Payroll Clerk will work as part of a team and be responsible for processing weekly & monthly wages applying tax and NI as well as administering expenses and pensions.

It is essential that applicants should understand how payroll operates and should have some experience of working within a payroll team.

Key Skills/Background:

  • Having a background in payroll is preferred
  • Variety of accounts knowledge is advantageous
  • Either part AAT qualified or keen to become AAT qualified
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure
  • Accurate & thorough
  • Enthusiastic and keen to succeed
  • Friendly and approachable

Company Benefits:

At Trant, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors.

Our company benefits package includes;

  • A competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Christmas shutdown
  • Government Workplace Pension
  • Support in working towards AAT qualifications

Equal Opportunities:

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, sex, disability or age

To apply for this position, please send your CV to or call our Internal Recruitment Team on 02380 665544

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion


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