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Payroll and Client Services Executive

17/11/20 9:41
Job Type:
Full Time

This is a split role reporting 50% to the Payroll Manager and 50% to the Corporate Services Senior Manager. Individual must be local to Guernsey or have the right to live and work in Guernsey. 

Overview of the role 

To work as part of a small team and take responsibility for payroll and finance processing functions for PwC  in-house and client payroll; as well as being responsible for maintaining a portfolio of client corporate  structures of various levels of complexity, assisting with client on-boarding, drafting resolutions and board  minutes, basic bookkeeping and statutory financial statement preparation. 

The role will include client contact, liaising with external regulatory authorities and working with internal  stakeholders, such as: 

1. Corporate Services board of directors 

2. Payroll Executives 

3. The CI Finance Team 

4. The CI Human Capital Team 

Principal Responsibilities 


Preparation of monthly payroll for PwC Guernsey & Jersey staff and Channel Island client payrolls Calculation of final pay amounts for joiners & leavers (pro-rating pay) 

Calculation of maternity pay & extended leave payment planning 

Liaising with client payroll HR team and internal PwC HC teams to ensure continuity of service and  prepare accurate and timely information 

Assisting with month end accounts, including monthly journals and reconciliations Be able to take leading role for payroll process during manager's absence, organising timelines and  supporting the payroll team 

Other payroll related responsibilities 

Relocation refunds to new staff in-line with employment contracts 

Administration of benefit packages including: Pension, Medical Insurance, Car Insurance & Health  club membership - liaising with 3rd parties and deducting costs from payroll 

Preparation & submission of Income Tax and Social Security returns & payments  Annual calculations of taxable Benefits in Kind to Guernsey staff 

Answering inhouse staffs’ ad hoc payroll queries 

Corporate Services  

Maintenance of client company statutory books and registers including registers of members,  directors and secretaries and monitoring any changes in share ownership 

Assisting with onboarding of new corporate clients 

Dealing with client correspondence and collating information requests on a timely basis Preparation of draft client minutes, resolutions and board packs 

Filings with the Guernsey Registry and liaising with GFSC 

Assist with preparation of annual and statutory returns 

Assisting with the accounts preparation for client accounting 

Compliance and file reviews to ensure that the company complies with its fiduciary and statutory  obligations  

Liaising with regulator and assisting with the preparation of a variety of regulatory and statutory  returns 

Ideal Key Skills/Attributes 

● The ability to communicate effectively with clients, staff and management 

● Team skills for a small team, confident and collaborative. 

● Confidentiality dealing with colleagues’ sensitive payroll data 

● Highly organised, numerate and have a good attention to detail 

● Computer literate with advanced skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Suite

● 5+ years experience of Guernsey & Jersey payroll  

● Experience of maintaining corporate statutory documents 

● Policy driven and ability to interpret States legislation 

● An ability to work to deadlines 

● A willingness to learn and further their career 

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