Payroll Executive – RSM – Grangemouth


As one of the world’s largest networks of audit, tax and consulting firms, RSM delivers big ideas and premium service to help middle-market businesses thrive. We are a fast-growing firm with big ambitions – we have a clear goal to become the premium adviser to the middle market, globally. This vision touches everything we do, motivating and inspiring us to become better every day. If you are looking for a firm where you can build a future and make an impact, then RSM is the place for you.

About the department

RSM’s People Advisory Services help organisations enact
their people and talent strategies as well as manage their people challenges
using a multi-disciplinary approach in the UK and globally. The team combines
RSM’s experts across employment tax, employment legal, payroll, HR, equity
reward and global mobility. This alliance of specialists brings clients a
unified and seamless service and allows you to be part of a collaborative and
cohesive service line striving for excellence, innovation and common goals.

People and Pay (PAP) is the HR and payroll division of
People Advisory Services, delivering cutting-edge and premium payroll software
and solutions to an exceptional range of clients. These span from small entrepreneurial
enterprises to large corporations, inclusive of top-name brands
across industries such as retail, manufacturing, financial services and the public sector to name but a few.

About the opportunity

As a Payroll Executive, you will work within a welcoming team, reporting to the Payroll Team
Leader or Payroll Manager. You”ll ensure accurate and timely outsourced payroll production for various clients in accordance with statutory regulations and with a strong focus on customer service. Continuingly adapting
to changing landscapes and with a brilliant infrastructure of specialists, training and technology, you will be at the forefront of payroll, becoming a true expert and

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team at an exciting part of the journey. The variety of projects will challenge you every day, helping you expand your capabilities and grow professionally. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to broaden your horizons and discover a culture that nurtures individuality and celebrates fresh thinking!


  • Ensuring accurate and timely payroll end-to-end production for various clients in accordance with statutory regulations within payroll deadlines and requirements.
  • Servicing multiple clients as part of a team effort to deliver excellent service to our clients.
  • Managing payroll deadlines and requirements of your own personal portfolio of payroll clients.
  • Ensuring you have up to date knowledge of statutory and legislative regulations by attending in-house training courses. 
  • Managing 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
  • Processing statutory payments.
  • Generating payroll reports, P45s etc., using our in-house systems and Microsoft Excel.
  • Distributing payslips to multiple platforms.
  • Submitting reports to HMRC via RTI.
  • Managing client billing.
  • Ensuring procedures and key control documents are kept up to date for auditing purposes.
  • Completing any other ad hoc duties as required.

About the ideal candidate

The ideal
applicant will have good practical understanding of payroll calculations, deadlines, and UK legislation and requirements, coupled with strong numerical abilities and proven experience in MS Office,
in particular Excel. You will have knowledge of month-end and year-end returns and balancing with the ability to perform manual calculations, as and when required. Previous experience of working in a multi-frequency payroll environment is advantageous.


  • Passion for excellent customer service and maintaining quality relationships.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal with individuals at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Good organisation and prioritisation skills, ensuring stringent deadlines are met.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality.

Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the role. As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and will be subject to amendment in consultation with the individual.

Diversity and Inclusion at RSM
At RSM, we want to create a strong sense of belonging so that people of all identities, backgrounds, and cultures feel they can bring their true self to work. Our clients come from all walks of life. We aim to achieve that same diversity of background, experience and perspective in our own teams, so that we can genuinely understand our client’s needs. Diverse teams bring a broader range of ideas and insights to work. That’s why we’re working together to ensure our firm’s principles and processes support a firm culture that embraces difference and strengthens inclusion.
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.

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