Payroll Manager

Baldwins Accountants
Gloucester, UK
13 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
About Us

We are the one of the fastest growing accountancy practices in the UK with over 3000 staff in over 97+ office locations. Baldwins is now part of the Cogital Group which has 4700 people Operating from 150 offices in 7 countries. We are committed to providing an outstanding service to our clients and their businesses and provide a diverse range of compliance and specialist services specifically designed to our client's individual needs. We work with all types of businesses from sole traders to large national corporations and everything in between. As a firm we have grown significantly both organically and by acquisition and by using a consultative approach we can offer a wide range of Business solutions, across Accounting, Audit, Tax, Payroll, Corporate Finance and Restructuring & Insolvency.


As a Payroll Manager at our Gloucester Office, your main responsibilities will include:
  • The primary function of this role is to manage a team of circa 8 administrators.
  • Actively identify any cross-selling opportunities for clients that can be facilitated through the wider Baldwins group.
  • Ensure that all payroll processes are executed appropriately, accurately and in a timely manner, in line with the payroll procedures manual.
  • Manage the resolution of queries from Clients, Offices, Internal Departments and the Payroll Team.
  • Collaborate with office partners/directors on payroll related issues.
  • Participate in face to face client and internal office meetings.
  • Liaise with the RPM with implementing new objectives within the team.
  • Ensure staff training needs are met in-line with company policy (as set by the SMT) and/or legislation changes.
  • Play an active role in the 'Client Care Call' programme.
  • Manage In-house training to the payroll team in-line with any new or enhanced operation procedures and policies.
  • Manage the day to day workflow and distribution of client portfolios.
  • Retain a reduced payroll portfolio (which will contain larger, new & more complex payrolls) and maintain a good working relationship with all clients.
  • Ensure all deadlines for BACS and 3rd party report uploads / payments are met
  • Feedback staff performance levels to the RPM.
  • Assist the RPM with recruitment requirements
  • Keep up to date with all legislation and industry changes through independent research.
  • Working with the RPM to ensure payroll and legislative market changes are provided to hub employees to ensure knowledge within the team is up to date.

As a Payroll Manager at our Gloucester Office, your skills and qualifications will include:
  • Ability to manage a diverse payroll team with different personalities and skill sets.
  • In depth understanding of payroll legislation, processing and Auto Enrolment regulations.
  • Ability to manually calculate a payroll.
  • A dependable, hard worker that can be flexible to the demands of the role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A positive and proactive approach to the various roles the job entails.
  • Remain positive and focused under pressure.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and ambitious with a desire to meet targets and goals.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft products.


The Benefits:

Our clients deserve the best, the same goes for our people. You will receive a competitive salary and benefits package. Learning and Development is an integral part of the Baldwins Group. We aim to provide the best support to our people to ensure that their development and knowledge is at the best level possible through professional qualifications, online training and self development.

Our Culture:

Our Core Values & Behaviours underpin what Baldwins is all about. These are the foundations that we will continue to build and develop our business on as we move forward. Along with roles and responsibilities definitions, these Core Values & Behaviours are what we expect to be displayed by all staff and partners at all levels and at all times. Consistently demonstrating the Behaviours allows the Firm to grow and achieve our four goals of Happy Staff, Happy Clients, Financial Strength and Quality of Advice and Service.

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