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Client Payroll Specialist

Date: Nov 13, 2021

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

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Job Title: Client Payroll Specialist
Roles and responsibilities

The successful candidate will be working as a client facing payroll specialist in the People Services Tax practice in Birmingham. The successful candidate will work on a portfolio of client payrolls which will include expatriate appendix 6/appendix 5 and UK domestic PAYE schemes, together with supporting on wider payroll projects and client administration. The role will include, but not 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 and questions
• End to end preparation, calculation and delivery of payroll input and output, including RTI submissions and BACS operations 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-hoc duties, queries from clients, colleagues and HMRC
• Continued professional development and technical knowledge maintained
• Supporting the wider people services teams with ad-hoc projects as required

Experience and Qualifications

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent client service and communications skills along with:
• 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
• Experience of end to end payroll preparation for expatriate and UK Domestic payrolls
• Up to date payroll knowledge and the ability to fully articulate statutory payroll legislation
• Possess a strong understanding of pensions and auto enrolment
• Experience of high-volume payrolls and/or payroll bureau service operations


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