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Payroll Manager - Firm

Payroll Manager - Firm

Job Title: Payroll Manager - Firm
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Pieta, Malta
Salary: Attractive
Reference: 3696
Contact Name: Steve Zammit
Job Published: April 25, 2018 10:03

Job Description

A leading firm is seeking to employ a Payroll Manager to lead a team of officers.


  • Oversee and review the payroll preparation process including preparation of monthly payroll and preparation of bank files for a portfolio of clients.
  • Assist and oversee the computation of social security and maternity fund contributions and employee taxes including tax on fringe benefits.
  • Assist and oversee the preparation and submission of FSS forms on a monthly and annual basis.
  • Coordinate the registration and deregistration of employees with responsible authorities.
  • Liaise with other network firms on certain multi-national engagements.
  • Manage the timely preparation of engagement letters and engagement acceptance procedures.
  • Assist in the drafting of business proposals.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of systems and processes, through identification of errors and their solutions, generation of proactive improvements along with their documentations.
  • Monitor your team’s workload and outputs so as to ensure they are completing their allocated tasks on time and in line with outlined standards.
  • Act as an escalation point for non-routine payroll queries from the payroll team.
  • Proactively identify any potential issues or risks before they occur, all throughout which maintaining the integrity, security and privacy of payroll information.
  • Maintain and develop positive and effective working relationships in order to be an effective link and point of contact from a payroll perspective for our clients.
  • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures and keeping abreast of legislative changes that may affect the payroll at a local and EU level.
  • Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Completes operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees within the team; and following up on work results.
  • Maintains our payroll  team by counseling, coaching and developing our more junior members of the team of up to 3-4 payroll advisors.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • At least 5 years’ work experience in a payroll, preferably in a managerial role.
  • A solid payroll background and well affluent with employment income tax, social security and fringe benefit rules and regulations.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Engaging and robust personality.
  • Understanding of payroll from a human resources and employment relations contexts.
  • Ability to manage and lead a team to excellent and consistent performance.
  • Be smart in appearance and have an outgoing personality.
  • Be highly organized and an excellent team player.