Payroll Team Leader

Competitive salary + benefits
25 Jun 2024
05 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Ready to become a leader in your specialist field? Are you interested in working with an industry-varied client base across the SME market? Do you want a career where no two days are the same?

Who are Azets

Azets are a leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK, Ireland, and the Nordics, we have over a wide network of employees and an abundance of inspiring opportunities to join one of our many offices!

We are a top ten accountancy firm in the UK and are the number one largest SME practice.

The opportunity

  • As a Team Leader at Azets, you will have the ability and motivation needed to:
  • Own and manage a client portfolio with minimal support from senior staff
  • Support in delivering revenue and profitability targets
  • Foster enduring client relationships
  • Develop and inspire our smarter people plan

Day-to-day duties

  • Support the Payroll Manager, managing/supervising a payroll team and assigning tasks
  • Responsible for performance of each staff member, ensuring appraisals and training are provided, inducting new starters
  • You will manage the day-to-day workflow and distribution of client portfolios, Managing and resolving any issues related to payroll
  • Oversee the more complex clients within the team, and review payroll payments and account reconciliations
  • Assist with complex payroll calculations
  • Onboard new clients
  • Support in producing Management Reporting
  • Support senior colleagues with projects and business development activities where applicable
  • Work closely with the payroll manager to ensure clients are serviced to the highest possible level
  • Review multiple payrolls and feeding back to Administrators
  • Ensure all deadlines for BACS and 3rd party report uploads/payments are met
  • Prepare reports and financial statements where applicable
  • Step up in the Managers Absence

What are we looking for?

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of payroll legislation, pensions, processing, and auto enrolment regulations
  • Experience using STAR desirable but not essential
  • Management experience of managing a payroll team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have the ability to manually calculate a payroll 
  • End to end Payroll experience
  • Ideally with a CIPP Foundation degree qualification
  • Mentorship and coaching experience to support the team

What's in it for you?

Our benefits include hybrid & flexible working, birthday leave, professional subscription, and much more. You can find out more about how we reward our colleagues - Careers | Rewards And Benefits | Azets UK

Interested in hearing more about Life at Azets

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK/Irish citizen or already possess a current UK Working Visa.

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