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Payroll Bureau Supervisor/Manager

We are currently recruiting for a Payroll Bureau Manager to join an established and successful business in Ellesmere Port.

Duties will include

  • Day to day management of a small team of five to include reviewing performance, team motivation and morale, regular reviews and taking responsibility for overall team performance.
  • Responsible for the day to day administration of medium to large sized multiple client payrolls with no supervision; including administer RTI submissions and process end of year forms.
  • Preparing clients payrolls both weekly and monthly including data input, reconciliation, payslip generation and providing reports directly to clients.
  • Arranging and responsibility for payment of wages.
  • Providing a technical support service to clients on payroll, PAYE and some basic employment matters.
  • Liaising with third parties such as HMRC and pension providers on behalf of clients.
  • Processing RTI and auto-enrolment.
  • Regular communication with clients both over the phone and face to face. 
  • Develops and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels. 

Qualifications/experience required

  • Experience of leading and managing a payroll team within a similar role previously.
  • Extensive experience in running payrolls from start to finish including all statutory calculations, RTI and year end.
  • Dealing with multiple/complex payrolls from a bureau background.
  • Excellent communication skills to liaise with clients/HMRC and resolve any queries.
  • Up to date in depth payroll knowledge and experience ideally gained within an accountancy practice. 
  • Relevant payroll qualifications are desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to provide excellent customer service to client.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • IT literacy and competent with Excel.


Permanent full time position working 36.25 hours per week spread across 5 days working Monday to Friday.


Subject to experience.


  • 23 days holiday per year, increasing after five years. 
  • Option to purchase additional holidays.
  • Free on site parking.
  • Work place pension scheme.
  • Non-contributory death in service benefit scheme.

If you feel you have what we are looking for then please submit your CV and cover letter explaining why you feel you are suitable for the position to

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