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At Azets people lie at the heart of what we do. Collaboration and sharing empowers us all to achieve our purpose of making our colleagues, clients and communities lives better every day. With the everchanging economic landscape and advances in technology, there has never been a more exciting time to start a career in accountancy.

As an Azets Trainee, you will be supported throughout your Azets career and will learn from the vast expertise held by your colleagues. Whether you're a school or college leaver, a graduate ready to make your mark, or someone seeking an new challenge, Azets is the perfect launchpad for your journey.

We are committed to offering development opportunities to all of our staff, from early stage Trainees through to Senior Partners. As a trainee, you will get the opportunity to pursue a professional qualification specific to the business area you will be working in. We believe in nurturing your potential and setting you on the path to success.

The role

As part of your role as a Payroll Associate you will provide assistance for end to end processing of standard payrolls on STAR, general administrative duties as requested, keeping up to date with all payroll legislation and industry changes and assisting the payroll executives with payroll related administrative tasks.

In terms of qualifications, we want to ensure we are offering the best service to our customers and the same goes for our people. As an Associate we will provide you with the hands-on experience of working on real client information to learn about the industry and its requirements. If you wish to gain the CIPP qualification, we will enrol you onto a relevant apprenticeship program and ensure your role includes tasks that are in line with the apprenticeship scheme requirements.

The attributes we are looking for is excellent verbal and written communication skills as you will be liaising with our clients, the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines and great attention to detail.

You will join a wider network of 170 in the payroll team, with great opportunity to progress within this large team.


We have created a first-class training and development programme and, by starting your career at Azets, in addition to the comprehensive on the job training, you will also be given all the support you need to complete a professional qualification, including college and/or study days, mentoring and a designated buddy.

We offer a range of different qualification pathways at Azets which are determined by the role you are applying for. The qualification that will be undertaken for this position will be the CIPP.

Application Requirements

To get the job that you’ll love, you will:

  • Need the right to work in the UK from your start date.
  • Be on track to achieve, or already have achieved a minimum 2:2 or above in your undergraduate degree
  • Level 4 or above in GCSE English Language & Maths

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees are what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are forward thinking in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We are looking for someone who wants to be more than just a team member, but who wants to join a family of likeminded individuals.


At Azets, we understand that whilst job satisfaction and success is important, you should be rewarded for the work you do.

Our benefits include 23 days of annual leave (plus bank holidays), Agile working, Employee referral bonuses, Lead incentive schemes and much more. You can find out more about how we reward our staff on our website.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to this date if required.

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