Payroll Academy

Our recruitment process for our 2019 Payroll Academy is now closed. Applications for our 2020 positions will open in the December 2019.

A career in payroll truly is challenging and rewarding. With no two days the same, working in payroll is a very motivating, rewarding and stimulating career choice. Our teamwork in a fast-paced and buzzing environment and we are therefore seeking organised, deadline-driven, hardworking individuals to join our team.

Our payroll trainees kick-start their career by going through our structured training programme, and learning from our experienced colleagues within the department. From day one you will be an active member of the team, taking on your own responsibilities and communicating closely with clients and colleagues from across the firm.

Every member of our team is provided with the resources and support they need to carry out their role at the highest level of quality. This is demonstrated by the various awards the firm has won as a result of staff feedback, as well as the awards won by the Payroll and Employment Taxes team. You will receive support to develop your knowledge and achieve qualifications through the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals through a training programme uniquely tailored to your individual capabilities and goals. We have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in our team, which makes for a supportive and collaborative training environment, along with the support of the firm’s dedicated Training and Development Manager.


Training Opportunities

Applications for Payroll Academy Trainee positions (based in Aberdeen) will open late 2019.

We seek candidates who are passionate, driven and ambitious to pursue a career in payroll and are looking to make the challenging next step in their career. Candidates should have a strong academic record throughout their time in education.

Through the Payroll Academy we aim to grow our team with exceptional individuals who can demonstrate their alignment to our people qualities; this is a key focal point in our recruitment process for individuals joining the firm in any department, at any stage of their career. Due to the nature of the payroll environment, we are ideally looking for people who can demonstrate experience in a customer or client-facing environment.

Are you interested in training opportunities within other departments across the firm?  Click here for more information on our graduate and apprenticeship programmes.

Are you an experienced payroll professional looking to advance your career? Click here for more information on our current vacancies and opportunities for speculative applicants.

We’re always happy to help, please do get in touch if you have any questions. Email us at or give us a call on 01224 625111.