Payroll Manager Full Time

  • Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP

Payroll Manager

We are seeking an experienced Payroll Manager to join our growing Payroll & Employment Tax team. In this role you will provide a high standard of technical service to clients, ensuring accurate and timely delivery in line with client requirements. With responsibility for the development of your team, together with their financial and operational performance, this is a key role in the management of the business. If you are a motivated self-starter with excellent communication skills, then this is a fantastic career opportunity for you.

Key tasks include:

  • Take responsibility for the timing and managing of client payrolls
  • Take responsibility for the timely delivery of advisory and compliance services to your clients
  • Actively manage and control the delivery of all aspects of assignments for a variety of clients, including resourcing the assignments and setting timescales and budgets, liaison between departments of the firm, and presentation of work to clients
  • Work in an agile way to manage workload and ensure delivery to the clients’ satisfaction
  • Take an lead role in the implementing of new clients adhering to controls set out
  • Run Payroll projects and drive efficiencies, identifying, developing and implementing process improvements in conjunction with the wider team as part of the firm’s commitment to continuous improvement
  • Maintain technical knowledge of statutory payroll requirements for UK Tax, NI, SSP, SMP, SPP, of Foreign tax processes and Net Of Tax Credits, pension set up and administration
  • Develop expertise and undertake detailed technical research of an advanced nature as required, and present this clearly at client meetings or in written form, offer practical solutions and recommendations with due regard for risk
  • In conjunction with the Management team identify training needs and participate in Team development, coaching and training
  • Identify and progress opportunities to promote the business in the marketplace, seeking new opportunities for the firm and securing new work, with the support of the business development team
  • Build and maintain client relationships for a portfolio of clients – process, monitor recoveries and resolve fee queries
  • Manage the preparation of fees and demonstrate an understanding of fee recoverability

Requirements for the role:

  • Minimum 5 year’s experience of working in a similar role
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent Payroll Technical Knowledge
  • Strong communication skills – both written and oral
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Highly numerate with keen attention to detail
  • Good team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels


The list of duties is not intended to be exhaustive but highlights a number of key tasks. The requirement to undertake additional duties which might reasonably be expected also form part of the function of the role.


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