Job Description

  • Job Reference:47782JT_1720454845

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Professional Practice

  • Contact Name: Jessica Townsend

  • Job Location: Greater-manchester

  • Job Title: People Services

  • Job Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 Per Annum

Posted On: 8th July 2024

Portfolio are recruiting for a fantastic global organisation with head offices in Manchester, this role has come about due to growth and proposed growth of the department. Reporting to Financial Controls Manager.

Job Purpose is to perform accurate reconciliations of payroll data and work closely with wider finance team(s) to provide high quality MI.

Key Responsibilities:

* Payroll and pension month end duties, balance sheet reconciliations and reporting
* Reconciliation of Payroll costs data to the General ledger
* Payroll Year End returns including PSA and GPGR
* Carry out ad-hoc reporting tasks across UK Group payroll
* Produce monthly MI to wider Finance teams
* Assist with documenting /maintaining and testing of payroll controls

Ad-hoc tasks required to support the wider Group Management Accounts Team


* Have a recognised accountancy qualification or be part qualified – CIMA or ACCA
* Strong analytical skills.
* Have strong Excel skills – V-lookups and Pivot Tables (Macros would be advantageous)
* Previous experience with Salesforce would be advantageous
* Possess strong communication skills – develop positive working relationships within the finance function and sales teams including challenging sales team and managing up
* Strong attention to detail
* Ability to work as part of a busy team and under time pressures
* Possess strong communication skills
* Have a good grasp and knowledge of payroll & pension legislation
* Ability to organise and prioritise workloads
* Power BI skills – desirable but not essential
* Strong analytical thinking, commercial understanding and problem-solving skills.
* Proactive mindset


* Study Support – if part qual
* 25 days holiday + profit pay scheme & healthcare after 5 years’ service.
* An additional 2 days holiday after 2 years of service taking holiday entitlement to 27 days
* An additional 1 day holiday after 5 years of service taking holiday entitlement to 28 days
* Christmas Bonus (1 weeks’ salary) to be paid to employees after 3 years of employment (parameters for qualification will be provided)
* A discount and perk scheme for staff members will be introduced (more details to follow)
* Free breakfast every Monday and free fruit, tea and coffee during the week.
* Birthdays off work (parameters to be provided for when holidays fall on the weekend or bank holidays)


Personal Details


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