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We’re hiring a Payroll Manager

June 21, 2022

Ridgefield Consulting is an independent firm of Chartered Accountants based in central Oxford, with a sister firm, Kench & Co based in Henley-upon-Thames. The Payroll Manager will have the option to be based at either firm, across both, as well as discuss hybrid working from home.

About the role:

  • Be the main contact regarding all payroll queries for a range of clients
  • Prepare clients’ weekly, fortnightly, monthly, quarterly and annual PAYE and pension in a consistently timely and accurate manner
  • Process CIS and off-payroll worker payrolls
  • Liaise with HMRC for PAYE queries
  • Advise clients on legislation that impacts PAYE
  • Confirm to RTI regulations for online submittal of FPS and EPS in conjunction with clients
  • Electronic filing using payroll software and HMRC website
  • Submission of P11D

Your required knowledge:

  • In-depth Payroll knowledge including Furlough, statutory rates, year-end procedures and specialist payrolls such as directors payroll etc.
  • Knowledge of Auto re-enrolment requirements including declarations
  • Working knowledge of benefits in kind
  • Experience and understanding of software including Moneysoft, Earnie and Xero
  • Understanding of GDPR

About you:

  • Excels at working autonomously, can rely on own initiative and is self-motivated
  • Professional with excellent telephone manner and strong written English skills to liaise and build relationships with clients
  • Accurate and thorough in checking own work before submitting to clients
  • Able to train junior members of staff
  • Self-sufficient when needing to find answers
  • Excellent time management skills

Additional benefits:

  • Workplace pension
  • Onsite parking
  • Flexible working
  • Christmas office closure
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Professional fees paid for by the company

We are offering a salary of £25,000 – £30,000 depending on skills and experience. Please apply by submitting a coverletter and CV to

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