Payroll Skill Test
What is a Payroll Skill Test?
The Payroll Skill Test is designed to test an individual’s knowledge of general UK Payroll.
Covering payroll terminology and knowledge through the assessment. All levels of this test contain questions relating to basic regulations, PAYE, NI and HMRC reporting in the form of issues, problems and scenarios to solve.
Candidates are presented with a variety of question styles including multiple choice, free hand response, true or false and ranking.
There are 25 questions to complete in 15 minutes. Candidates responses are automatically marked and a point awarded for each correctly answered question. Skipped questions or those that are not taken will result in no point being awarded.
Why should I use a Payroll Skill Test?
If you’re hiring for a position which requires someone to have knowledge of handling and operating pay and expenses, then our Payroll Skill Test is for you.
By implementing this test you can assess whether a candidate is capable of operating at the level you require within your finance/accounting team.
Or do you want to re-train your existing employees? Use this test to develop them with the relevant payroll skills they need to improve their day-to-day work.
To see the test in action, you can arrange a free demo at a time that suits you. Did you know we offer a large selection of other Skill Tests? For further information view our complete library of skill tests.
Example Test Question
Which of the following is the correct percentage for the higher rate of income tax?
For further information on each of the levels of the test and the types of questions asked, view our Payroll Fact-file.
To get an understanding of how the results are presented once a candidate takes a test, you can also view the Payroll sample report.
With a Payroll Skill Test you will
assess a candidates knowledge and skills when dealing with payroll duties
assess their knowledge and understanding of payroll duties quickly and accurately
determine whether a candidate is capable of operating at the level you require
Why choose Skillsarena?
Customer service is key to everything that we offer. We are a supportive, flexible and highly responsive team. Whether you are a small, local business or a global corporation, you will benefit from a consistent, single point of contact.
Not sure which test to use? We’d be delighted to offer you a consultancy service to help solve your recruitment challenges.
By becoming a customer, you will have access to our comprehensive library of over 100 skill tests which are ready and waiting to be used.