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Payroll Assistant Manager

Hays Senior Finance
Northwich, England, Cheshire
GBP33000.0 - GBP37000.0 per annum + £33,000 - £37,000 DOE
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

Your new firm
A Top 100 North West based Accountancy firm is seeking experienced Payroll Assistant Manager to join their growing office in Northwich. This is a dynamic and expanding accountancy and business advisory service with offices across the North West and Wales that work with a wide range of clients in varying industries and sizes. This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward-thinking practice, committed to supporting the growth and development of their staff and offer comprehensive training programs, mentorship opportunities and a clear career progression path.

Your new role
As Payroll Assistant Manager, you will ensure the accurate and timely payroll production for various clients. You will manage your own client portfolio which will consist of some of the larger and more complex payrolls, and you will be responsible for end to end payroll processing and Auto Enrolment. You will review payrolls processed by other members of the team and assist with training and development of team members. Overall, you will service a range of clients with a focus on support of the team and the Payroll Manager, to deliver excellent service to our clients.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate for this role will have previous experience within an accountancy practice and will ideally be CIPP qualified. You will need a strong knowledge of statutory and legislative regulations, including workplace pensions, and proven experience in MS Office, in particular Excel. An understanding of Sage 50 software and Bright Pay is desired. You will also need excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal with individuals at all levels.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will be offered a competitive salary between £33,000 and £37,000 dependent on experience. You will have the option to have hybrid working pattern and work 2 days from home. As well a competitive firm wide benefits package including 36 days holidays (including bank holidays and Christmas period), the option to buy/sell 5 days of holidays, pension contributions, study support and employee assistance programmes including Life support, Legal information, Bereavement support, Medical Information, and CBT. This firm also offers paid volunteer time and an annual charitable donation on your behalf as well as long service enhancements to employer pension contribution and holiday entitlement.

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