Payroll Supervisor

Job Title: Payroll Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Colchester, Essex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: PS1510_1634293517
Contact Name: Colchester HWCA
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 15, 2021 11:25

Job Description

Haines Watts is a Top 15 firm of chartered accountants who specialise in advising and supporting business owners. We support over 35,000 companies and business owners around the UK, which gives our clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge. Our fresh thinking and practical business approach underpin our values.

Due to growth we are recruiting for a full-time, (with part-time considered) Payroll Supervisor to work within our Colchester office on the day to day running of a busy client payroll portfolio and general administration assistance for our clients. This is ideally suited to a payroll professional who has practical experience working with large numbers of payroll clients.

In return, the Payroll Supervisor role is offering a competitive salary with a great benefits package.

Duties, responsibilities and experience

Main responsibilities;

  • Ensuring weekly payroll and compliance are completed in a timely manner.
  • Input and management of payroll data including employees and contractors.
  • Dealing with SMP, SSP, SPP, coding notices, P45, holidays and pensions.
  • Managing starters and leavers.
  • Calculation of pay rates/overtime/bonuses/holidays.
  • Managing CIS schemes.
  • Setting up of new PAYE schemes and tasks associated with acquiring a new client.
  • Liaising with and dealing with queries from clients.
  • Producing journals for the finance department.

Experience/ Requirements;

  • Strong payroll experience is essential.
  • Experience with IRIS Payroll Professional and Moneysoft Payroll, a distinct advantage.
  • Payroll qualification advantageous.
  • Good excel and reporting skills.
  • Problem solver with a keen eye for detail and analytics.
  • Excellent communicator.
  • Extremely organised.
  • Knowledge of payroll legislation.
  • Understanding of PAYE, Limited Companies and CIS preferred but not essential.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs, which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.