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Sba - Payroll Officer

Company: KPMG UK    Location: Glasgow
AutoReq ID 131420BR Job Title SBA - Payroll Officer Country United Kingdom Location Glasgow Function Tax Service Line Small Business Accounting Service Line Information

KPMG Overview KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients most critical challenges.With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description Background

KPMG Small Business Accounting (SBA) is one of the Firms Strategic Growth Initiatives. The virtual, technology-enabled service launched just over three years ago and has rapidly grown to become a leader in this new market for KPMG. SBA has won a number of industry awards and has acquired a high volume of clients.

The objective of SBA is to support ambitious, growth-focused small business owners by allowing them more time to focus on growing their business, whilst the SBA team focuses on ensuring compliance and financial obligations are taken care of.

Due to our rapid expansion, we are looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Officer UK payroll processing of high volume client numbers, Ensuring the provision of a world class service to our clients.

The Role

This is an exciting role within a fast-growing sector of the Small Business Accounting payroll team.

The role will support the payroll team to deliver the payroll BAU payroll service to our clients in a highly professional and fast paced environment.

Global Skills & Behaviours

The role is both client facing and delivery focussed and the employee will be required to liaise directly with the clients, arranging work schedules in respect of the relevant input. The following skills and behaviours are essential:

  • Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work.
  • Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work.
  • Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community.
  • Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information.
  • Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear.
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ownership of a client portfolio of payrolls
  • Planning & scheduling of payroll critical tasks for your client portfolio .
  • Setting up new clients onto the payroll system and making introductory calls with clients.
  • Following KPMGs Quality Assurance processes to ensure accuracy of work.
  • Active involvement in improvement initiatives of payroll processes, and the ability to work as part of a project team when required Commitment to own CPD demonstrating a proactive approach to ensuring professional and technical knowledge is up to date with current legislation
Qualifications and Skills

The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:

  • UK payroll processing experience to include full understanding of all current UK payroll legislation.
  • Experience client payroll provision through a leading payroll system is desirable
  • Experience of team work and ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating the ability to coach and mentor
  • High standard of accuracy and attention to detail
We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesnt fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. Thats why were proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. Thats why we introduced Our Deal its our way of saying thank you for bringing your best to work. As part of Our Deal, youll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

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Our Deal sets out all the different ways youll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

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While some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.
We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.
Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which could assist us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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