Payroll Services Director, St Albans

August 4, 2021 Author: katherine

An exciting opportunity has presented itself and we are currently recruiting for a Senior Manager / Director level candidate within the Employer Services of a fast-growing accountancy firm.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and managing a team of four payroll professionals and a wide client base across different industry sectors.

The main purpose of the role involves providing a comprehensive payroll service and liaising with other Senior Management team members across the firm, to ensure the firms “joined up” approach is maintained.

Required skills for this position:

  • Solid technical knowledge covering all aspects of payroll services, including expenses and benefits and salary exchange
  • 5 – 7 years’ experience at a Management level
  • Review of payrolls prepared by other team members
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strategically lead, motivate and manage a payroll team
  • Excellent time management and ability to work under pressure
  • Ensuring service levels are met whilst maintaining strong client relationships and an accurate payroll function
  • Reliable with a sense of ownership and accountability
  • Overseeing strategy
  • Have focus on business development and seeking out new opportunities
  • Setting up of payrolls for new clients, including transition from previous provider and dealing with HMRC and third-party correspondence including PAYE registration
  • Strong client liaison skills
  • Attending client meetings for existing and prospective clients
  • Full client portfolio management, including billing and KPI’s
  • Previous Payroll Bureau experience
  • STAR payroll software experience would be an advantage, but is not essential
  • Good IT skills and awareness

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at or call on +44 7714 236469