Payroll Manager

Job Title: Payroll Manager
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £32000 - £35000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: RCRM21

    Job description:

    A successful accountancy practice in Market Harborough is seeking an accomplished Payroll Manager to join their growing organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a friendly practice with an excellent reputation for high quality personal service.


    What to expect:

    • 37 hour working week: Monday to Thursday 9:00am-5.30pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
    • £32,000 – £35,000
    • 20 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays
    • On-site car parking


    As Payroll Manager, you’ll have the following duties and responsibilities:

    • Managing a portfolio of approximately 220 payroll clients
    • Supervisory responsibilities – leading and supporting the payroll team
    • Dealing with HMRC in respect of client queries
    • Preparation and administration of weekly, fortnightly, four weekly and monthly payrolls.
    • Distribution of online payslips and documentation
    • Administration of PAYE, National Insurance deductions based on individual allowances.
    • Mandatory deductions including student loans, SSP, SMP, SAP, SPP, court orders
    • Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) administration for both sub-contractors and contractors
    • Year-end RTI submissions plus submission of annual reporting, final full payment summary and P60s
    • Employment Payment Summary (EPS) to reclaim statutory payment and construction industry scheme (CIS) suffered, pay apprenticeship levy and claim employment allowances
    • Preparing and submitting P11d benefits and expenses yearly returns
    • Setting up and administering auto enrolment pension schemes.
    • Integrating payroll journal information into client online accounts


    We’re looking for a Payroll Manager with the following skills and experience:

    • Extensive experience in a similar supervisory payroll position, ideally within practice, with people management responsibilities
    • Working knowledge of the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)
    • IT proficient (previous experience of Sage Payroll and Xero would be advantageous)
    • Demonstrates a positive, proactive and can-do approach
    • Outstanding organisational and prioritisation skills, with consistent attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, with the ability to forge strong client relationships
    • Works diligently in accordance with GDPR

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