Payroll Manager

Posted 23 October 2023
Salary £50,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience
Job type Permanent
Discipline Finance Recruitment
Contact NameLowri James

Job description

Our Central London based client, an organisation responsible for overseeing HR, Payroll and Employee services, is currently recruiting for a Payroll Manager on a full-time permanent contract.

This is a full-time position (37 hours per week) and is offering hybrid working, with two days in the office per week. The salary on offer is between £50,000 to £60,000 per annum, dependent on experience.

Daily duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Managing a team of 15 including a Payroll Control Specialists, Payroll Advisors, Payroll Administrators and HR Administrators and leading on the provision of an accurate and timely payroll process for up to 7000 monthly staff

  • Carrying out monthly one to ones, quarterly performance reviews, KPI reporting and holding team meetings

  • Assisting with the ongoing development and improvement of the payroll and pensions systems and processes

  • Inputting and processing tax and pension data, ensuring tax and pension auto-enrolment, SMP, and SSP compliance, along with other data and deductions related to non-statutory matters such as season ticket loans

  • Working in compliance with all statutory requirements of PAYE and pension schemes (LGPS, NHS and TPS) to ensure accurate and timely reporting as required by HMRC, RTI and pension scheme returns

  • Running and checking payroll reports to ensure the accuracy of the payroll and making appropriate adjustments

  • Preparing and processing manual payments and associated documentation for urgent one-off matters and advances

  • Carrying out payroll reconciliations and maintaining payroll journals, and working closely with the Finance team to that the accounting entries related to payroll expenditure are accurately recorded in the Finance system

  • Acting as the first point of escalation to respond to and resolve pay and pension related queries promptly from internal customers and external bodies

Skills required:

  • Experience of managing a large payroll team (10+)

  • Previous experience of working within the public sector

  • Proficiency in processing LGPS, NHS and TPS pension schemes

Reward and Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (full time) + Bank Holidays

  • Defined contribution matching pension scheme up to 6%

  • Wellness programme

  • Free eye tests

  • Employee Referral Programme

  • Life assurance x 4 salary

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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