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Assistant Payroll Manager

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First 4 Personnel (& Temp) Ltd


£30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits

Full Time

An excellent opportunity for someone who wants to step up from Payroller to Assistant Payroll Manager in payroll bureau sector. The job holder will provide a first class payroll service for the firm's clients. Working for a really friendly firm in Godalming this would suit someone who enjoys a team environment with a solid client base and flexibility of working locally.

Duties of the Assistant Payroll Manager:

  • To deliver an accurate, efficient and timely payroll service
  • To understand each client's requirements and expectations
  • Ensure that payrolls are compliant with current PAYE legislation
  • Strong knowledge of auto enrolment.
  • Process and maintain client payrolls
  • Manage and resolve payroll queries
  • Follow internal policies and procedures
  • To work with and support team members
  • Supervising the daily workflow of the team
  • Administer BACS payments and maintain BACS Commercial Bureau
  • Help with the development and growth of the department
  • Assist in administration procedures including filing and paperwork
  • To liaise with managers, partners and our clients regarding payroll matters


  • Experience of payroll processing essential, preferably in a bureau environment
  • Sound knowledge of UK PAYE legislation is required. Applicant must be able to manually calculate tax and National Insurance deductions and statutory payments
  • Knowledge of Star Payroll Professional desirable
  • An understanding of Auto Enrolment desirable
  • Basic knowledge of Excel essential


  • Ability to work accurately and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Ability to complete work to a high standard
  • Be able to prioritise workload
  • Demonstrate a positive, enthusiastic, adaptable attitude
  • Be reliable and show commitment


  • 26 days holiday
  • Support for training and development
  • Support for working parents by offering:
    • competitive holiday entitlement
    • flexible working hours
    • child care vouchers
  • Pension scheme 5% pension contribution after time period.
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free on site sporting facilities/clubs, gym, Pilates, badminton, football
  • Payment of professional subscriptions
  • Private medical scheme
  • Dental and optical insurance
  • Social events organised throughout the year
  • Free tea and coffee plus lots of celebratory cakes