Payroll Assistant Manager

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Accountancy Expertise Ltd
Guildford, Surrey
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client who are a large leading firm of Chartered Accountants are looking for a Payroll Assistant Manager to join their expanding team in Guildford.

The firm currently deal with businesses with turnovers ranging from small companies to £250 million and you will help to manage over 100 clients payrolls, as well as being responsible for assisting the Payroll Manager in co-ordinating all aspects of payroll and supervising the team on a daily basis. You will also be involved with the marketing and development of the client portfolio.

Key Reponsibilities include:

  • Manage the team portfolio of payroll clients, including the allocation of jobs and monitoring of work and issues within the team. Look after portfolio of own clients.
  • Handle smooth handover and take-on of clients transferring from other offices.
  • Managing staff / client issues / problems on payroll matters where needed
  • Ensuring that developments in payroll related matters are monitored and reacted to, act as point of escalation for more complex queries or issues
  • Preparation and reviewing of quotes for prospective clients
  • Handling engagement letters and AML procedures for new clients
  • Ensure take on procedures for new clients won are dealt with on a timely basis to ensure the client experiences a smooth transition to the firm.

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to actively take the lead in maintaining and developing client relationships
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness by ensuring work is carried out at the appropriate level of staff and within budget for the quote agreed with the client
  • Work collaboratively with peers in team and across the firm
  • Promote a working environment where good performance is openly acknowledged and performance issues are dealt with fairly and consistently
  • Monitor and review team progress to make sure that tasks and projects are completed according to plan, adjusting priorities as necessary
  • Ability to absorb changes in regulations and implement them into working practices
  • Ability to manage peak work times in payroll processing, with the expectation of meeting all deadlines
  • Ability to perform on a proactive basis rather than a reactive basis and motivate staff to follow this approach as well

You will have previous experience of working within a payroll services environment, dealing with multiple payrolls, ideally within practice or a bureau, together with a knowledge of various payroll developments within the sector.

The firm offer very good prospects.