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Payroll Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The role of Payroll Manager is responsible for leading on all aspects of payroll processing operations and establishing payroll processes and procedures for routine processing, tax reporting and internal financial requirements, designing short-term and long-term strategies in collaboration with the Head of Reward & Systems to achieve continuous improvement and efficiencies. The role is responsible for ensuring all policies, processes and procedures relating to payroll and employment tax are adhered to and are reviewed and maintained regularly in line with any legislative changes.

Main Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for managing the monthly and weekly end-to-end payroll process and ensure monthly compliance requirements are met. 
  • To lead, motivate and develop the Payroll team, including being responsible for the recruitment, development and engagement to ensure high performance is met. 
  • Monitor and lead on all Payroll related changes whilst managing the change effectively, communicating positively and effectively to all stakeholders involved, including all employees affected by any changes
  • Regularly review the systems, payroll related policies and associated processes to ensure improvements are continually made to ensure ease of processing and general compliance. 
  • Provide and assist all relevant internal departments with preparing accurate and quality reports, data and analysis relating to the payroll function.
  • To ensure all compliance requirements are met with relevant laws and internal policies.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • A recognised payroll qualification (eg. CIPP) or equivalent experience. 
  • Great experience and knowledge with managing and leading effective payroll processes at all levels. 
  • Strong pension knowledge and experience
  • Ability to develop and adhere to best practice payroll processes and controls. 
  • Experience managing a payroll function
  • Attention to detail and a desire to drive the highest standards whilst ensuring deadlines are met
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise a highest level of discretion
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle and prioritise multiple tasks and meet all deadlines

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