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Partner Payroll Specialist

Oakleaf Partnership
London, England
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Payroll Specialist - 12 month FTC - up to £70,000 per annum - London hybrid

Oakleaf Partnership is delighted to be partnered with a law firm, that are looking for a Payroll Specialist to lead their team. You will delivering monthly payrolls, including responsibility for and reconciliation of general ledger accounts, foreign exchange and inter-office accounting.

The Payroll Specialist will be assisting/overseeing duties such as:

  • Arranging the monthly input of data into the Global Partner Payroll System together with the running and reconciling of the monthly reports ready for review prior to finalisation.
  • Reviewing and reconciling the post finalisation processes including BACs report, office payment instructions and manual wire transfers.
  • Preparation and posting of the monthly payroll journals including shadow partner accounting entries to ensure alignment with the local office records
  • Playing a key role in the transition of a new former partner payroll (additional c.80 payments a month) into the team's processes and developing the current payroll system, where required, to accommodate the new payroll.
  • Providing support to the team during the year-end process including assisting in the preparation of the Partner Current Account Statements and disclosures in the firm's Annual Report & Financial Statements.
  • Providing support to the teams' management in ad-hoc project work

Key Skills:

  • Have a minimum of 5 years payroll experience
  • Exposure to PeopleSoft is beneficial
  • Qualified/ part qualified accountant desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Analytical and methodical in your approach to problem solving
  • Excellent attention to detail

If you are interested in discussing this position in greater detail, please apply now.


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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