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Finance Payroll Officer / Assistant Accountant

Circa £36,000 p/a varying based on location, certification/qualification stages, experience and skills.

UK based remote working from home.

Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is driving the world’s leading certification programme for responsibly farmed seafood and we are looking for a passionate Finance Payroll Officer who would like to join us in making a positive impact on our planet and people.

  • Are you a part-qualified accountant with strong double-entry accounting skills?
  • Do you enjoy all aspects of payroll accounting including managing numerous payroll account provisions globally, improving finance systems, reconciliations, budgeting and reforecasting?
  • Have you got strong communication, attention to detail and organisational skills, with experience of managing global outsourced payrolls?
  • Can you build pro-active and engaging relationships between finance and internal teams, as well as with various outsourced payroll providers?
  • Want to join a fast paced and growing organisation focused on continuous improvement and making a real difference to our world?

Did you answer yes to the above? Then we would love to hear from you!

This finance champion will manage the processing of payrolls across 17 countries (still expanding) internationally. This will involve ensuring colleagues are paid accurately and on time, managing payroll account, reconciliations, returns and all other forms of support needed.

You will need to be passionate, enthusiastic and willing to pro-actively reach out to people across the organisation (at all levels) to support the management of the payroll accounts, salary budget, issue resolution and reforecasting as required.

To apply, please forward your CV and Cover Letter in English to

Please be aware you will be asked to complete a technical accounting skills test (double entry accounting) as part of the selection process. Interviews will be held remotely via Teams.

ASC take data protection seriously. We will only use any personal information in connection with your application for this position. If your application is unsuccessful, we will keep your personal information for 6 months. For more information, please read our privacy policy which can be found here: 

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of choice, reflecting the global community and therefore particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.


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