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Payroll Advisor

Requisition ID:  2673

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.

Seize your world of opportunity


Vistra are a global business with 5000 employees in 85 offices in 45 jurisdictions. We are among the top 3 corporate services businesses globally and have a fast paced, exciting and entrepreneurial culture. We encourage new ideas and fresh thinking and are growing rapidly.


At Vistra, we believe all our colleagues, working with our clients, can change the world.


Our purpose is to empower businesses, families and individuals to make a difference — to seize opportunity. We are not a traditional company; our services and technology span sectors, jurisdictions and definitions.


Like our clients, we are disrupting the status quo, always looking for new opportunities to grow and striving every day to improve what we do best — enhancing efficiency and reducing risk so that our clients can focus on their next big breakthrough.

And that all starts by empowering you. We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team.


So our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.

Let’s grow together.




Vistra are seeking a Payroll Advisor to join their team on a 6 month fixed term contract basis.  This role can be based remotely. The individual will be responsible for managing a portfolio of client payrolls and ideal candidates will have experience of Sage 50c


Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing the monthly payroll function, from “start to end” including monthly reporting and RTI Compliance.
  • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and HMRC regulations
  • Processing bank payment


Attributes/Technical Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of fundamental payroll principles.
  • An awareness of manual payroll calculations.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and payroll packages.
  • An ability to build excellent client relationships.
  • Team spirit and commitment to team objectives.
  • Integrity, open and honest actions.
  • Self- confident and driven with a hands-on approach.
  • Excellent organisational, prioritisation and time management skills.
  • Able to work well under pressure meeting agreed timescales.
  • Attention to detail is essential
  • A natural communicator both written and verbal. These skills will be particularly important when working alongside other departments to ensure that clients receive a seamless Accounting,
  • Payroll and HR service.


Relevant Experience:

  • 4 to 5 years’ experience of running start to end high volume payrolls in fast paced
  • environments, ideally client facing.
  • Experience of Sage 50c payroll software would be desirable but not essential.
  • Knowledge of P11d’s would be advantageous

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Reading, GB

Department:  Operations (B401010)