Executive, Payroll - Thames Valley
Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 40,000 people in more than 150 countries and across more than 700 offices globally.
We pride ourselves on looking after our people, whether you’re working in corporate tax, statutory audit or you’re a marketing or HR specialist - at Crowe we invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.
We understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace, that’s why at Crowe our people-focused culture means we value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a difference by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.
About the role:
We are currently looking for a Payroll Executive to join our dedicated Payroll team in the central Reading office. The role is full time and permanent.
You will be allocated your own portfolio of clients and will be responsible for the day-to-day processing of weekly and monthly payrolls including starters, leavers, personal changes, holiday pay and statutory payments. You will be supported by the existing members of the payroll team and between you service in excess of 220 clients.
To be considered you will have a minimum of 3 years’ payroll experience within a professional practice environment. Knowledge of RTI and Auto Enrolment are essential as well as the ability to understand and break down payslips and re perform tax calculations manually. Experience of IRIS Payroll Professional is preferable but not essential. Good time management skills are required as well excellent PC skills including excel and word.
You must have exceptional customer service and communication skills as you will be dealing with queries from clients via e-mail and telephone. Your communication and relationship building must be to a very high standard as we pride ourselves on providing a high level of service to our clients at all times.
The technical skills, experience and background we’d expect to see from candidates suitable for this opportunity include:
- Extensive experience in running payrolls from start to finish including all statutory calculations, RTI and year end. Experience of a multi-payroll environment, or experience within professional practice an advantage.
- End-to-end payroll processing, with working knowledge of auto-enrolment, RTI and year-end procedures.
- Dealing with multiple/complex payrolls.
- Excellent communication skills to liaise with clients/HMRC.
- You must be hands-on, proactive, with attention to detail, someone who can create a process and then drive it forward.
- Strong team player.
- Relevant payroll qualifications preferred (e.g., CIPP) bit not essential. Applications from those with good hands-on and relevant experience will also be welcomed.
- Experience of IRIS Payroll Professional would be an advantage, training will be given.
Why choose Crowe?
Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.
Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.
We offer you an opportunity to continue your career and work for a firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do.
At Crowe, you will find the expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return we can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits. Plus an opportunity to work for a firm that truly values its people.
Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation and believe that diversity and inclusivity are key drivers of effectiveness and in providing our clients with a quality service.
Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit.
Closing Date: 05 January 2024
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