Payroll Manager

Recruiter
A&F Chambers
Location
Chelmsford
Posted
18 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and process a range of larger more complex and technically challenging payrolls in line with the normal standards and procedures
  • Undertake regular quality reviews to improve existing processes and systems in line with continuous improvement techniques to seek efficiencies and apply best practice to enhance payroll services to clients
  • Build and develop good relationships with key clients
  • Plan and prioritise workloads and manage resources to ensure the delivery of a high quality, responsive and efficient payroll service in line with client requirements and deadlines taking account of the specific needs of larger more complex payrolls
  • Control payment processing ensuring that payroll payment submissions are made in accordance with agreed schedules
  • Provide technical support in dealing with client queries, report design, e-filing, data import and export, HMRC investigations including resolving over/under payments
  • Monitor client errors and handle client complaints
  • Take responsibility for compliance administration, monthly and year end processes
  • Work in collaboration with the team to assist other team members, share knowledge and ideas to improve communication and help achieve team goals
  • Coach and supervise other team members to help build their technical knowledge and client skills
  • Other Ad-Hoc Duties.

Skills:

  • Hold relevant payroll qualification or qualified by experience
  • Extensive practical payroll experience
  • Good level of technical skill and knowledge of payroll processes
  • Effective use of business tools ie IT
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Good planning, time management and organisational skills
  • Effective team player
  • Build relationships with peers internally and externally
  • Good rapport building and client liaison skills
  • Understand other client facing service areas: audit, tax, theatre division, business services
  • Demonstrate awareness of relevant financial targets and constraints
  • Seek innovative solutions with 'out of the box' thinking to deliver excellent client service and continuous improvement
  • Generate and implement new ideas to progress the business
  • Start to support marketing and business development activities

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