Payroll Director

Slough, Berkshire
Competitive Salary + Benefits including dental plan, childcare vouchers, pension scheme and perkbox
23 Apr 2021
18 Jun 2021
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Experience Levels
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Payroll Director

Location: Slough

Salary: Competitive Salary + Additional Benefits (Travel loans, Dental plan, Pension scheme, Childcare vouchers, Bike to work scheme, Perkbox)

Hours : 8.00am-6.00pm

Are you an experienced Payroll Manager/Director looking for the opportunity to expand your experience by working for a professional and friendly mid-sized professional firm with an accountancy and legal function in the Thames Valley?

Working for a firm whose business model has a bias towards International organisations looking to invest within the UK marketplace, as well as a portfolio of UK based organisations providing you with autonomy and skill development.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Our client range covers payrolls for various payroll periods, therefore a knowledge of multiple payrolls including international both weekly by weekly and monthly is essential.
  • Internal reports and compliance
  • Leading the team and help grow the volume of payroll business within the firm
  • Identify and implement ways for the department to operate more effectively
  • An element of business development to help grow the revenue streams of the department.
  • Involvement of ad hoc projects – for example implementation within the payroll department of new rules such as IR35
  • Dealing with general payroll queries and enquires.
  • Understanding global mobility issues including how to set up and operate modified payrolls for inbound expatriates.
  • Oversee quality control for the payroll department
  • Drive technological development in the department.
  • Confidently deal with all partners within the firm as well as clients including queries and concerns
  • Manage the team including development meetings and appraisals.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role, preferably gained within   professional services firm either as a Payroll Manager/Director.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment - High degree of trust, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills, willing to take on responsibility to develop the role and   new client opportunities
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills in particular the ability to work in a team environment and with Partners and senior management
  • The resilience and flexibility to maintain consistency of work performance under pressure to make sure all deadlines are met
  • Good personal organisational and time management skills and be self-motivated.
  • Experience in the effective management and supervision of a small team - Calm influence and pro-active attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to multitask and work under pressure
  • A qualification of ATT and above is essential.


Excellent Payroll Director opportunity, apply today to be considered!

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