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Client Payroll Specialist - People Services, Birmingham

Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do.

Roles and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be working as a client facing payroll assistant in the People Services Tax practice in Birmingham. The role will involve working on a portfolio of clients to accurately provide the delivery of payroll services that include expatriate and UK domestic PAYE schemes, together with supporting on wider payroll projects and client administration.

The role will include, but not be limited to:
- Work as part of the Payroll and wider People Services team as the first point of contact for all payroll related issues, guidance & questions
- End to end preparation, calculation and delivery of payroll input and output, including RTI submissions and BACS operation as required
- Regular communication with clients (internal and external) in a professional and considered manner
- Assist Payroll team with first line payroll checks, ensuring payroll calculations are technically compliant and input accurately
- Supporting the management team on a monthly basis to ensure all client and statutory deadlines are adhered to, and all process and procedure documents are maintained
- Assisting with ad-doc queries from clients, colleagues, and HMRC
- Continued professional development, and technical knowledge maintained
- Supporting wider People Services team with ad-hoc projects as requiredTraining and development

Training will be provided to the successful candidate which will be a mixture of on the job and structured learning that will be supported by ongoing assessment and coaching to ensure their development needs are identified and supported as appropriate.

Experience and qualifications

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent client service, and communication skills with strong team building characteristics. The ideal candidate will be CIPP qualified, or working towards.
- High level of written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to deal with multiple stakeholders
- Demonstrate ability to work on own initiative and work as part of a team
- High standard of accuracy with attention to detail
- Experience of end to end payroll preparation, calculation and delivery
- Up to date payroll knowledge and the ability to fully articulate statutory payroll legislation
- Demonstrate pension / auto-enrolment understanding and knowledge
- Experience of high volume payrolls, and/or payroll bureau service operations




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