Assistant Payroll Manager

AJ Chambers
Ely, Cambridgeshire
£25,000 - £30,000
24 Nov 2020
24 Dec 2020
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time

Assistant Payroll Manager

AJ Chambers are currently working with a leading Regional firm or Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors who are, through growth, looking to expand their highly experienced Payroll Team within the Ely office.

Job Summary

Responsible for assisting the Payroll Manager to provide a fully integrated Payroll service, to include completion of payrolls of varying frequencies as and when required, ensuring information is processed in accordance with internal procedures and in-line with statutory / legal requirements. Deputise for the Payroll Manager as required.

Key Activities:


  • Prepare and run monthly payrolls, within a specified time limit.
  • Calculate and verify information received, including claims for sick pay, maternity / paternity / adoption pay, travelling and subsistence allowances and dealing with the implications of salary sacrifice schemes.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements.
  • Deal with all payroll correspondence.
  • Respond to queries from clients.
  • Deal with all new client set up procedures.
  • Assume responsibility for a proportion of departmental billing procedures.
  • Set up and manage on-going auto enrolment procedures.


  • Review work of junior staff, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards/requirements.
  • Delegate tasks effectively.
  • Ensure board decisions on staff are promptly implemented.
  • Ensure staff motivation and loyalty is maintained to minimise staff turnover.
  • Ensure effective communication systems between management and staff are established and disseminated to all staff in the company to ensure coherence and a team spirit.
  • Monitor and encourage improvements towards standards of work via guidance, coaching and mentoring.
  • Encourage / foster a culture of continuous development.


  • Undertake general administration tasks.
  • Effectively communicate with colleagues within the organisation to promote teamwork across the group and assist in the development of internal relationships.
  • Identify and meet personal job-related training as required.
  • Provide assistance in terms of general and specific support to Partners and Managers as required.
  • Undertake other reasonable work activities as determined by the Partners and Managers.
  • Undertake appropriate training to ensure CPD criteria is met.

For further information on this position, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers