Payroll Manager

Accountancy Action
Watford, UK
13 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A growing accountancy practice based in Watford are seeking a payroll Supervisor to join their Finance Department. The primary objective of the role is to ensure all employees are paid correctly and on time each month and that all financial and statutory returns are collected & filed accurately & in a timely manner.

This role will provide the successful candidate with opportunities to gain broad and valuable experience within the payroll function of a fast paced growth business. The role will challenge the breadth of the candidate's competencies ranging from technical skills to softer communication skills.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
  • To ensure that that all payroll processes are robust and the control environment is strong.
  • To collate and analyse employee pay in order to review and analyse data prior to authorisation of the payroll.
  • To process the payrolls using sage software to incorporate contracted hours, statutory deductions and payments, employee expenses, pensions and other ad hoc payments.
  • To provide accurate and timely advice and query resolution to both internal and external customers in a professional manner.
  • To manage all aspects of employee information and legislative requirements, fully understanding the impact upon employees and the organisation and ensuring that processes are fully compliant with legislation.
  • To be responsible for all Real Time Information "RTI" returns to ensure that HMRC returns are fully reconciled.
  • To ensure effective reconciliation of payroll information to the general ledger, gross to net bridges and HMRC returns.
  • To assist in completing all employment taxes returns including P11D, PSA,

Experience and Skills Required
  • A strong understanding of complex manual payroll calculations.
  • Knowledge of Sage payroll software is desirable
  • An understanding of legislative requirements for payroll processing.
  • Computer literate including a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Able to work flexibly and under pressure.

If this role is of interest, please do apply below.

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