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Assistant Payroll Manager

Oakleaf Partnership
Cheshire, England
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
11 Mar 2024

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Retail & Wholesale
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

Job Details

  • Permanent
  • £40-45k
  • Great benefits
  • Cheshire
  • Hybrid working

Oakleaf Partnership are working with a well-established and reputable business in Cheshire who are seeking an Assistant Payroll Manager to join and support a busy team. The role will act as main point of contact for the UK payroll function and ensure its efficiency. This is a great opportunity for an experienced payroll professional who has strong knowledge of pensions, and people management experience. The company offer hybrid working.

What is the role

As the Assistant Payroll Manager, you will support the Payroll Manager in the management of the UK payroll function. Acting as main point of contact, you will be responsible for accurate monthly processing, handle escalated payroll queries, act as subject matter expert for payroll, tax and pensions, ensure completion of statutory returns, act as point of contact for audit-related tasks, support with system updates and liaise with external suppliers and external bodies such as HMRC, lead on department projects to support continuous improvement and support the development of the payroll team.

Candidate profile/experience

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, excellent knowledge of payroll, tax, and pensions and Excel and payroll system capabilities. They will be a strong communicator with people at all levels and demonstrate leadership qualities. Must have proven experience of working under pressure and to tight deadlines.

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If you would like to be considered for this opportunity or have any questions, please apply or reach out to for more information.


Oakleaf Partnership is the UK’s largest independent HR recruitment consultancy. Founded in 2005, we have built enduring relationships with HR functions across every sector; thanks in part to our expertise, but also our collaborative approach. We listen. We share our insights. We take the time to truly understand the culture of an organisation – the person behind a CV.

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