Payroll Manager.

Greater London/ full time / £35000 - £45000 per Year

Job Title: Payroll Manager
Company Overview:
A distinguished financial services firm known for providing top-notch payroll and accounting solutions to a diverse client portfolio. As we expand our operations, we are seeking a seasoned Payroll Manager to join our team and enhance our payroll services delivery.
Job Summary:
The Payroll Manager will be responsible for overseeing the payroll processing for 150 clients, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and timely delivery. This role involves direct client interaction, statutory calculations, and management of payroll-related queries. The successful candidate will also supervise a Payroll Assistant and contribute to team training and development.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Efficiently manage payroll processing for a portfolio of 150 clients ensuring accuracy and compliance with all regulations.
  • Prepare and submit CIS returns and handle pension auto-enrollment and other statutory calculations.
  • Supervise and manage the workflow of a Payroll Assistant as needed.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their needs to provide tailored payroll solutions.
  • Stay updated on current payroll legislation and effectively communicate relevant changes to clients.
  • Address and resolve client payroll queries with confidence and accuracy.
  • Oversee client billings, with training provided as necessary.
Required Experience and Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in payroll management.
  • Professional qualifications in ACCA, ACA, AAT, or equivalent; finalists welcome.
  • Proficiency in Moneysoft and Xero is essential.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a team in a high-pressure environment.
Additional Details:
  • This position is office-based; remote work is currently not available.
  • The recruitment process will involve two in-person interviews with different directors. Please note the potential for office relocation which may alter the interview format.