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Interim Payroll Manager

Published 08 February 2024
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Coalville, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 8th February 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Exciting Opportunity: Payroll Manager / Interim Cover / Hybrid / Up to £55,000

We are collaborating with a dynamic organisation in Coalville, currently seeking a proficient Payroll Manager to lead their Payroll department. This role offers a competitive salary of up to £55,000 and accommodates hybrid/remote work arrangements for candidates within a commutable distance to the office.

Job Purpose:

As the Payroll Manager, you will provide operational leadership to the Payroll department, ensuring seamless payroll processing for the company and its subsidiaries. Your responsibilities will include managing and inspiring the Payroll Team, delivering high-quality service, and meeting compliance obligations with external stakeholders.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the Payroll Team
  • Oversee payroll processing for over 1300 employees using the Zellis / ResourceLink payroll system.
  • Manage changes, including tax codes, bonuses, pay rates, and calculations for holiday pay, SMP, SSP, SPP.
  • Handle onboarding for new employees and manage exits for departing staff.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and oversee end-of-month and year-end submissions.
  • Manage documentation for P45, P60, and P11D forms.
  • Coordinate with pension scheme providers to ensure compliance with employee pension arrangements.
  • Review and validate approved advances, travel, and overtime claims.
  • Maintain an effective document control system.
  • Stay abreast of company policies and relevant tax legislations impacting remuneration.
  • Prepare month-end journals and reports, communicating changes to HR Manager and Heads of Departments.

Essential Qualifications / Skills:

  • Five plus years of experience in a Payroll Office, managing all payroll functions.
  • Pensions experience is essential.
  • Proficient in MS Excel especially with V-Look Ups
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with high attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work independently under pressure.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

Key Attributes:

  • Effective communicator at all levels.
  • Strong time management and organisational skills.
  • Demonstrates honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Capacity to drive key business changes.
  • Hard-working, efficient, and motivated by results.

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Required Skills

  • Payroller
  • P45
  • P60
  • Payroll specialist
  • time and attendance

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