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Accounts Manager and Payroll Administrator

Dependant on experience
Stockport ,

Accounts Manager and Payroll Administrator


An exciting opportunity has become available for a accountant/payroll administrator for a well-established company in the Residential Childcare sector.

You will be joining the team at a head office in the capacity of Accounts & Payroll Manager, managing approximately 65 employees, which is expected to increase to over 100 in the coming months, duties include but are not limited to:


Accountancy Duties will include:

  • Oversee the operations of the Accounting Department
  • Develop and manage budgets for all our locations
  • Establish accounting systems and enforce policies and procedures
  • Evaluate accounting software on company needs
  • Process company financial data and run last reconciliations
  • Provide upper level strategic analysis on company financials
  • Develop forecasts and scenario planning
  • Produce financial statements and reports
  • Coordinate efforts across departments to amass accounting information
  • Produce basic management accounts
  • To be involved in cost reduction programmes
  • Implement new automated invoicing systems
  • Credit control
  • Dealing with accounts queries

Payroll Duties will include:

  • To ensure the payroll is completed in time
  • Managing the financial/salary data on the Employee Portal
  • Monthly pension uploads
  • Answering payroll queries via telephone and email
  • Checking and informing employees on changes in tax codes
  • Applying any changes, deductions etc
  • Managing new starters and leavers
  • Running reports on payroll activity
  • Completing Payroll process
  • Bookkeeping and reconciling Sage or equivalent package
  • Running reports for directors
  • P60 collation

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Accounting degree or equivalent
  • Previous experience in accountancy, managing budgets and payroll administration
  • Experience in Sage or equivalent payroll & accounting package

An enhanced DBS check will be required