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£35,000 - £45,000 - Accountancy Practice - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 4415 Date Posted: Tuesday 02 Apr 2024

iMultiply are working in partnership with a well-known accountancy firm to recruit a Payroll Manager for its team based in Edinburgh

The Company

The Practice works with a wide range of small, owner-managed businesses across a range of sectors. The business’ values focus heavily on client service and building strong relationships.

The Role

Your primary responsibilities will include working closely with the wider payroll team and your own portfolio of clients and carrying out their payroll duties as and when required. The successful candidate will have experience with working in a fast-paced payroll environment and an eye for detail.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Leading the Payroll team to ensure workload is managed effectively and deadlines are being me
  • Identifying and implementing efficiencies in existing client payroll services.
  • Overseeing quality control within payroll services including system checks and compliance.
  • Ensuring that the payroll team is up-to-date with all PAYE/HMRC regulations.
  • Acting as line manager and carrying out appraisals and training/developing the team
  • Preparing the Firm’s payroll and liaising with HR and Staff Partner, as required.
  • Working in partnership with your portfolio of clients in processing their payroll.
  • Data entry - you will be responsible for processing any payroll related information such as; starters, leavers, any DEA and any Statutory payments;
  • Excellent service towards Clients will be the forefront aim, so you should be knowledgeable in areas of pensions, NI, Tax and Statutory payments;
  • Submitting RTI’s and creating journal entries;
  • Additional tasks related to the role may include bookkeeping, calculation of holiday and other statutory payments, managing year-ends such as P11Ds and P60.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following:

  • Organised and able to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, both in writing and verbally
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry best practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Displays a good work ethic - showing initiative and motivation
  • Effective team leader– working collaboratively across all departments
  • Open to learning and bringing new ideas to the Firm
  • Has a professional and inclusive approach to working relationships
  • Thinks clearly and considers impacts
  • Curious of and is enthusiastic about continuous improvement. 
  • Suitable experience of managing a payroll team and providing payroll services to a variety of organisations
  • Knowledge and experience of using Sage 50 payroll
  • First-hand experience of using cloud-based payroll software packages is advantageous
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel is essential
  • CIPP qualification is desirable.

On Offer

The role of Payroll Manager will offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package. There will be the opportunity to develop the Payroll department and innovate within the business. The Firm operates a flexible working policy, with hybrid working available 

If you like the look of this vacancy and think you could perform the role, but, you don't think you meet all the requirements, please DO APPLY for this opportunity. Data shows that certain groups, mainly women and people from BIPOC communities, are less likely to apply for jobs where they don't meet 100% of role. iMultiply would encourage you to apply for roles where there is room for development and growth.

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's 'protected characteristic’.


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