Find your ideal payroll manager candidate

Our recruitment specialists are skilled in placing skilled candidates in vital company positions, such as payroll manager.

Here, we explain what this role involves and the attributes and experience to look for:

What does the role entail?

An effective payroll manager is important to the efficiency of the payroll department.

They are responsible for the running of the department and for ensuring all members of staff are paid on time and correctly. Day to day, they must:

  • Outline payroll policies
  • Calculate pay and NI payments
  • Process holiday, sick and maternity pay

What should you look for?

The ideal person will be able to demonstrate relevant experience in a similar position, perhaps as payroll manager in another company. They might have gained the relevant qualifications and be looking for a promotion from their current payroll officer role.

Required skills include:

  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Excellent time management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Exceptional numeracy and literacy skills

Ideally, the candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • CIPP National Payroll Certificates
  • CIPP Practitioner Certificate in Payroll

We also look for their knowledge of the latest government legislation and administration procedures. These qualifications and knowledge will prove their commitment to their career.

During the recruitment process we only present people with the attributes we feel allow them to be successful in the role.

Speak to Portfolio Payroll about finding your ideal payroll manager.

We have a reputation for filling vacancies with ideal candidates, and will use our expertise to find the ideal professionals with relevant experience, and who match your company ethos.

We offer a tailored approach to recruitment. For more information please call us on 020 7247 9455 and speak to a member of our team.

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