Payroll Executive

Posted 21 October by RSM UK
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Competitive salary
Grangemouth , Stirlingshire
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About the role

Working within a larger team, you will ensure accurate and timely outsourced payroll production for various clients in accordance with statutory regulations.

You will have previous payroll experience with a keen eye for detail and enjoy working within a team. This role will be varied, and you will work with numerous clients so there is a strong focus on client relationships and customer care.

About the company and department

RSM UK is part of the international RSM network. RSM UK has over 3000 staff based in 35 offices across the UK. RSM is the 7th largest accountancy and business advisory firm nationally and the 6th largest internationally.

RSM Employer Services offer flexible Pay and People services, giving clients all the protection, advice and operational support, they need to be fully compliant, as well as back office services and software only cloud-based solutions. This could be anything from the supply of a customised online payroll and HR solution to a fully managed outsourced solution.

About the job

  • Ensure accurate and timely payroll end-to-end production for various clients in accordance with statutory regulations within payroll deadlines and requirements
  • Service multiple clients as part of a team effort to deliver excellent service to our clients
  • Manage payroll deadlines and requirements of your own personal portfolio of payroll clients
  • Ensure you have up to date knowledge of statutory and legislative regulations by attending in-house training courses
  • Manage import/export of new employee and timesheet data onto the payroll platform, including:
    • Starters
    • Leavers
    • Absences and work plans
    • Variations and adjustments
    • Salary changes
    • Changes to benefits and allowances and different contract types
    • Child Care Voucher schemes
    • Pension deductions
  • Process statutory payments
  • Generate payroll reports, P45s etc., using our in-house systems and Microsoft Excel
  • Distribute payslips to multiple platforms
  • Submit reports to HMRC via RTI
  • Manage client billing
  • Ensure procedures and key control documents are kept up to date for auditing purposes
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required

About the ideal candidate

You will have a keen eye for detail and enjoy working within a team. This is a varied role so you will need to be adaptable and able to use your knowledge of statutory and legislative regulations, including workplace pensions. You will be a natural communicator, who is able to communicate with people at all levels - both internal and external. We are also looking for someone with the following skills and attributes:

  • A good understanding of payroll deadlines and requirements
  • Clear and concise communication, both written and verbal
  • An ability to work independently and as part of the wider team
  • An ability to provide guidance and support to fellow team members and other teams/offices, as required
  • A positive approach to team interactions and communications
  • A team player who will support a team approach to payroll service delivery
  • Focused on promoting client care
  • Develops strong relationship with clients / support of clients
  • Shows good working knowledge of team’s payrolls/clients (this will develop over time)
  • Ability to improve service and processes
  • Takes responsibility for your own work and takes a solution driven approach to confronting challenges



  • Previous payroll experience
  • Demonstrable understanding of UK tax legislation
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Knowledge of month-end and year-end returns and balancing
  • Ability to perform manual calculations, as and when required
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrable experience of working to strict deadlines


  • GCSE Maths and English (Grade C / 4 and above or equivalent)
    CIPP Payroll qualification or willingness to attain
  • Previous experience of working in a multi frequency payroll environment
  • Previous education payroll experience
  • Previous client service experience (emails, telephone and face to face)

Flexible Working

At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference - to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.

Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

At RSM, inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We have an authentic focus on intentional inclusion, enabling our people to feel they can bring their whole self to work and ensuring everyone feels supported, respected and confident to make a valuable contribution.

To find out more, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page on our Careers Website.

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Human Resources
  • Payroll
  • CIPP
  • Payroll Services
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