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Vacancy Details

Job TitlePayroll Director
Salary£50,000 - £70,000


Are you an experienced Payroll Manager/Director looking for the opportunity to expand your experience by working for a professional and friendly mid-sized professional firm with an accountancy and legal function in the Thames Valley?


Working for a firm whose business model has a bias towards International organisations looking to invest within the UK marketplace, as well as a portfolio of UK based organisations providing you with autonomy and skill development.


Responsibilities to include:

  • Our client range covers payrolls for various payroll periods, therefore a knowledge of multiple payrolls including international both weekly by weekly and monthly is essential.

  • Internal reports and compliance

  • Leading the team and help grow the volume of payroll business within the firm

  • Identify and implement ways for the department to operate more effectively

  • An element of business development to help grow the revenue streams of the department.

  • Involvement of ad hoc projects - for example implementation within the payroll department of new rules such as IR35

  • Dealing with general payroll queries and enquires.

  • Understanding global mobility issues including how to set up and operate modified payrolls for inbound expatriates.

  • Oversee quality control for the payroll department

  • Drive technological development in the department.

  • Confidently deal with all partners within the firm as well as clients including queries and concerns

  • Manage the team including development meetings and appraisals.



The successful candidate should have:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role, preferably gained within professional services firm as a Payroll Manager/Director.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment

  • High degree of trust, accuracy and attention to detail

  • Good communication skills, willing to take on responsibility to develop the role and new client opportunities

  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills in particular the ability to work in a team environment and with Partners and senior management

  • The resilience and flexibility to maintain consistency of work performance under pressure to make sure all deadlines are met

  • Good personal organisational and time management skills and be self-motivated.

  • Experience in the effective management and supervision of a small tea

  • Calm influence and pro-active attitude

  • Ability to work on own initiative

  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure

  • A qualification of ATT and above is essential.



Benefits include:


  • 25 days holiday

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Long Term Service Benefit

  • Helping Hand Fund

  • Dental Scheme

  • Fun Staff Events

  • Perkbox

  • Season Ticket Loans

  • Client Referral Scheme

  • Parking

  • 37.5 hour week.