Our client is a forward thinking, modern, Chartered Accountants, offering a position where their payroll function offers over 250 clients start to finish payroll services including Auto Enrolment services.
We are looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Manager to join our busy payroll team of 8 at the Darlington office. The successful candidate will be able to take advantage of our hybrid working policy which allows you to work from home for up to two days a week.
The key duties of the role are:
To provide an effective and efficient end to end payroll service
To review the work of the payroll team and ensure this is accurate.
To undertake larger payroll duties.
Liaise with clients on payroll matters
To ensure that payroll activities meet legislative and statutory requirements
To assist the Senior Manager with any further duties.
The ideal candidate will:
Have high volume payroll experience gained in a payroll bureau. Practice experience is essential.
Proven experience within a payroll Supervisor/Manager role.
Strong people management skills
Have working knowledge of payroll legislation and implementation of auto enrolment
Have strong communication skills
Be extremely organised
Be able to work under pressure and to deadlines
Be a team player
Have strong IT skills including Excel and Word
Experience of using Sage
As a firm, we recognise the importance of work-life balance, and we want to support employee mental well-being so offer the following flexible working options from day one of employment.
Nine-day fortnight - employees can work their fortnightly contractual hours over 9 days to achieve one day off a fortnight
Flexible start and finish times - we have introduced core working hours to allow employees flexibility over their start and finish times
Part-time hours - allowing employees to work reduced hours/days
The role offers a competitive salary, a salary sacrifice contributory pension scheme and 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays. We offer additional benefits such as a salary sacrifice flexible leave scheme, Perkbox, discounted health care and various health and wellbeing initiatives.