Regional Payroll Manager in Maidstone, Kent, UK

Employer: Swanstaff Recruitment Ltd

Location: Maidstone, Kent, UK

Hours:

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum

Swanstaff Recruitment is an award winning agency working on behalf of its prestigious client in accountancy sector.
We are looking for an exceptional individual to be responsible for ensuring the efficient and accurate running of the regional Payroll Team across two sites. The role involves having overall responsibility for ensuring compliance, and the management of the individual payroll team members, as required.

Primary Role:

Managing and supervising

  • Organisation of payroll team members and processes across the Maidstone and Orpington offices
  • Effective supervision and on-the-job training for payroll team members
  • Support, advise, coach and motivate payroll team members when required and ensure they fulfil their responsibilities
  • Ensure optimum flow of work and production from the team as a whole, and advise Branch Managing Partners of any issues
  • Act as a conduit between Branch Managing Partners, other Partner within the region and payroll team members as required

Technical competence

  • Provide up-to-date technical advice to clients, partners and staff
  • Assist with routine enquiries and more complex work as appropriate
  • Ensure maintenance of service standards, procedures, technical standards and review these when necessary
  • Ensure departmental compliance to relevant business risk issues

Managing a portfolio

  • Ensure all personal targets for payroll are met or exceeded
  • Ensure payroll departmental targets are reached or exceeded

Business Development

  • Proactive marketing and generation of new payroll work i.e. seek out new work from clients, partners and staff in all regional offices, and market services of payroll team
  • Attend networking and other events to help promote the business

Education/ Qualifications/Qualities:

Essential

  • Professional qualification (i.e. CIPP) or at least 10 years' relevant experience with a proven track record
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical knowledge of payroll function and operation
  • Experience of dealing with a variety of business and personal clients
  • Experience of managing a (small) payroll team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Confident in liaising with clients, managers, Partners and staff
  • Ability to research technical matters and share these with payroll team as required
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Diligent, accurate approach to work
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise and reprioritise well
  • Maintain adequate CPD in all areas of payroll
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of legislation relevant to payroll
  • Flexible approach during busy periods
  • Happy to run payrolls when required

Apply now or call Tom Kurczab in our Dartford branch!
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Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company.

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