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Payroll Team Leader - Bristol

£25,000 - £30,000 - Accountancy / Finance
Ref: 1193 Date Posted: Thursday 17 Jan 2019
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Payroll Team Leader

£25,000 - £30,000 |Bristol

Delivering all day-to-day Payroll and payroll-related month-end processes within this commercial Bristol based business, ensuring controlled processing and payroll accuracy. You will be managing a team of 6 staff.


Responsible for:

  • Making sure payroll controls are completed each month including the Net Pay reconciliation, and the Net Pay Comparison and National Living Wage reports
  • Monitoring and actioning key payroll controls across the group, including unauthorised pay elements in the costing reports, and ensuring the team resolve all Balance sheet queries within the deadlines
  • Payroll team monthly planning and timetabling, to ensure all tasks required that month are communicated, given to their relevant owner and completed within the deadlines required and to the correct degree of accuracy
  • Delivery of group payroll – ensuring the accuracy of the payroll company numbers, ensuring Payroll, PAYE/NI and Payroll deduction payments are made to deadline, ensuring the Payroll, PAYE/NI and Deductions control accounts are reconciled every month across all companies, with full investigation and issue resolution pushed through
  • Creating and entering the monthly payroll journal, ensuring it is accurate and delivered to deadline
  • Overall responsibility for delivery by the team of the P11D and PSA process
  • Processing of payments onto the bank for payroll, PAYE & AEO
  • Monitor manual payments and journals for new acquisitions not yet on the company system; ensuring everyone is paid and journals, if required, are processed.
  • Dealing with queries and ensuring any payroll process issues are picked up and resolved
  • Being proactive in issue identification and resolution

To be considered for this role  you will need to demonstrate:

  • Have several years payroll experience
  • Experience in supervising a team
  • Able to work to a high degree of accuracy
  • Confident of dealing with a high volume workload
  • Clear and confident communication skills
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills – including advanced Excel
  • A questioning mind, constantly looking for where improvements can be made
  • Flexible approach to work
  • A strong team ethic

Please call Sejal Hampson on 0117 369 9000 or click APPLY!