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Vacancy Details

Job TitlePayroll Supervisor
Salaryup to £30,000.00


Top Tier Firm of Chartered Accountants with an office based in Liverpool City Centre, are looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Supervisor.


As the Payroll Supervisor, you will provide a first-class payroll bureau service, by undertaking supervisor duties and responsibilities within the National Payroll Team. This role is responsible for providing day to day supervision of a team, combined with managing a portfolio of client payrolls and dealing with client queries.



Job Role


Responsible for the day to day supervision of a team at various levels; including meeting all payroll/project deadlines including BACS, RTI submissions and process end of year forms P60;

Be able to monitor and identify what the team are doing and look at ways of improving this.

Monitor team`s workload, capacity and delegate work appropriately and assist team members on client projects;

To be responsible for new client setups and implementing new payrolls, including client meeting where necessary;

To run multiple client payroll using your extensive knowledge of various specialist areas such as school, expat, shares, client accounts, etc.

To manage and be the first point of contact for the team, whilst also advising and supporting the team with any queries and development;

Have an extensive knowledge of PAYRITE payroll software and be able to setup and run payrolls efficiently using its functionalities such as import/exports, nominal journal, costing and report writing;

Proactively research and keep up to date with new payroll legislation and compliance, including interpret new legislation effectively, consider the impact on the payroll processing, suggest changes to management and explain to team members where applicable;

To demonstrate technical knowledge in new or complex areas, for example auto-enrolment, and therefore being able to support your team in these areas;

Have excellent client communication skills and to be able to build confidence and turn around payrolls with service issues within the team/client;

Assist with the training of new and existing staff with minor guidance, including one-to-one meetings for development need and/or performance issues;

Be responsible for payroll reviews, signoffs and providing feedback where necessary;

To actively seek and take on new projects and responsibilities, working as part of the National team and supporting new initiatives as required;

To identify and resolve technical issues, whilst minimising the impact on payroll activities and procedures;

To identify areas where improvements can be made and put forward suitable recommendations;

Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all level;

Maintain the team`s holiday, TOIL and absences, including completion of daily timesheets;

Carry out staff reviews and ensure team aspirations are recognised by way of the competency framework (staff skills assessment);


Person Specification


Extensive knowledge of Payrite software;

Must have experience in working in an Accountancy Bureau or Bureau Payroll working to multiple deadlines;

Must have good applied knowledge of Payroll legislation and compliances;

Exposure to implementing new client setups;

Experience in building and developing client relationships;

Experience in leading a small team;

Actively seeks to enhance expertise and knowledge through self development.