Payroll Supervisor Vacancy

9th November 2016

We are an ambitious and proactive chartered accountancy firm based in Sunderland and pride ourselves in making every effort to provide a great service to our clients. The position of Payroll Supervisor is fundamental to this effort, with frequent client contact and the requirement to respond quickly to changing information.


To be suitable for this role, you will have a strong background in the provision of payroll services, ideally in a Practice environment together with excellent communication skills. You should also have extensive knowledge of assessing payrolls for employers that have staged for Auto Enrolment and be familiar with uploading pension files to the relevant providers.  You should be able to calculate PAYE and supervise the work of the department and be comfortable in a demanding office environment working to tight deadlines.

The role:

You will be responsible for supervising the workload for the Payroll Department, processing payrolls and providing advice on the requirements of auto enrolment. You will also be responsible for promoting and implementing additional payroll services such as training, assessments of employment tax risks, childcare voucher schemes and tax efficient remuneration arrangements such as salary sacrifice for pensions, holidays, cars and other flexible benefits.

You will be required to set fee levels and assist clients with record keeping skills and software training in Sage payroll and other systems. Where necessary, full training will be provided. In addition, you will liaise with clients, colleagues, and external organisations in connection with day to day matters, queries, and official Enquiries.

Finally, you will be expected to maintain an awareness of the range of services provided by the firm and associated bodies, and their relevance to client needs.

Salary is negotiable, depending on skills and experience.

To apply for this role, please email your CV to Sarah Bittlestone, HR Manager:

Closing date: Friday 18 November 2016

(no agencies)

Chartered Accountants in Sunderland, offering expertise on everything from Tax and Business Planning,
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