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Assistant Payroll Manager

Published 26 October 2023
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Blaby, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 26th October 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Job Purpose:

As the Assistant Payroll Manager, your primary responsibility will be to ensure the smooth and accurate processing of payroll, meeting key deadlines for all entities. You will be instrumental in managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders, identifying areas for process improvement, and providing monthly reporting. Your keen attention to detail is crucial in minimising financial risk exposure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise day-to-day payroll tasks for UK and European entities.
  • Implement system changes and recommend process improvements.
  • Maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Provide support and guidance to the team when necessary.
  • Ensure key control checks are consistently completed.
  • Process Tax, Insurance, Healthcare, and Pension contributions within established timescales.
  • Generate monthly and ad-hoc reports to support decision-making.

Essential Experience/Attributes:

  • Previous experience in a Senior Payroll Role or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Stakeholder management and business partnering.
  • IT literacy with intermediate skills in MS Excel and Word.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional organisation and planning abilities.
  • Thrives under pressure and can meet tight deadlines.
  • A commitment to accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated and proactive in approach.
  • Adaptable to change and a strong team player
  • Colleague development experience.
  • Project Implementation and Change Management expertise.

Desirable Experience/Attributes:

  • Experience with European payroll processing.
  • Payroll Qualification or qualified by experience.
  • Knowledge of the SDWorx system.
  • Stakeholder Management experience.
  • Presentation skills.

This role offers a competitive salary of up to £50,000 per annum and the flexibility of one day working from home. If you are a payroll professional with a strong focus on system change and implementation, and you are looking to advance your career in a dynamic and supportive environment, we encourage you to apply.

Join our client's Payroll Team and be a part of their journey toward payroll excellence. Apply today to take the next step in your career as an Assistant Payroll Manager.

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