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Payroll Operations Manager

  • Location:

    Exeter, Devon

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £38000 - £40000 per annum

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Job Description

Do you have Payroll Management experience? Are you looking for an exicting role in a leading Accountancy firm?

We are recruiting for a Payroll Operations Manager to join our client on a permanent basis to help lead their Payroll offering across the Firm with support from the Payroll Manager and Payroll Services Manager. You will also be part of the payroll team covering production, control and conciliation. This position is flexible to be based in any one of the Axminster, Exeter Plymouth or Weston-super-Mare offices.
Main Duties

The main duties (but not limited to) are the following: -
o Completion of all payroll team recruitment
o Management and planning of payroll team absence
o Assisting Payroll Manager and Payroll Services Manager with staffing requirements, resource planning and work allocation
o Completion of all payroll team six monthly appraisals
o Leading and motivating all payroll team members across the Firm to ensure key deadlines and SLA`s are met
o Identification and maintenance of skills matrix for payroll team members
o Maintenance and monitoring the workload and capacity of each payroll team member
o Introduction and ongoing management of checking procedure for all payrolls to ensure errors are avoided
o Introduction of full compliance procedures across payroll and monitoring of compliance / adherence of team
o Assisting Payroll Services Manager in dealing with payroll issues, identifying appropriate person / solution and seeing through to completion / client satisfaction
o Management of a portfolio of payroll clients

This job description summarises the main duties and responsibilities of the post, but the postholder may be required to undertake other duties and projects of similar level and responsibility.

Attributes, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Ideally the successful candidate will have the following attributes, skills, experience and qualifications.
o Outgoing, socially confident and emotionally controlled
o A positive attitude, friendly and approachable
o Resilient, able to multi-task and work independently / flexibly
o Adaptable, organised and conscientious
o Takes the initiative, ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
o Discreet, professional and team orientated in approach
o Calm, enjoys taking the lead and involves team members to deliver results
o Ability to work well under pressure and remain focused on delivering an excellent service when the team are in key peak activity
o Ability to learn new IT skills quickly and good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven accuracy and an eye for detail
o Ability to present information effectively and concisely in emails and documents
o Full driving licence and access to own transport is essential
o Previous or current Payroll Manager role experience
o In-depth knowledge of payroll systems and processes (ideally including BrightPay)
o Extensive People / Performance Management / Coaching experience from leading a team o CIPP is desirable

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please contact Ben Worsley or Oliver Down for more information


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