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Payroll Manager

Published 20 June 2024
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Job Starts: 20th June 2024
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Macildowie are actively seeking a Payroll Manager for a well established, growing business based in central Nottingham, NG1.

This is a brand new position due to growth in the business, looking to bring the payroll inhouse.

Full time, permanent position, flexible working hours - 37.5 hours a week.

Hybrid working available - open to flexibility on this.

Salary - £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience

This will be initially a stand alone role reporting into and working with the HR manager however the could be scope to build a team up around you as the business expands.

This role is all about managing the operation of monthly payrolls, around X300 employees at present. Attention to detail is key, ensuring that payments are made accurately. Knowledge of using payroll systems and working with large data sets and high-volume staff numbers is essential, as is a good working knowledge of Excel.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Process all monthly payrolls including: pensions uploads, FPS, and EPS processing.
  • Processing all payroll changes (new starters, leavers, P45's, overtime, holiday pay, SMP, SSP, etc).
  • Preparing all necessary reports from our payroll and HR systems, checking and calculating hours, running the payroll calculations and preparation of the BACs payments.
  • Maintenance of internal HR information and systems.
  • Supporting the team with the completion of the on-boarding process, monitoring and reporting on the submission of all new starter paperwork.
  • Treating all data with strict confidence.
  • Creating and maintaining e-files.
  • Be the first point of contact for all payroll technical queries and any queries regarding payroll system and employee self-service software issues.
  • Maintaining internal people systems information.

Essential Requirements

  • A proven track record of running the payroll process for a similar sized organisation
  • Extensive payroll experience with excellent technical skills
  • Good numerical and IT skills (particularly with Microsoft Excel)
  • Experience of liaising with departmental managers and HMRC
  • Experience of working within a busy team environment and to tight deadlines

Preferred but not essential

  • Experience of setting up new company payrolls
  • HR Administration experience
  • Sage 50 Payroll system experience
  • Experience with system implementation and process changes

If you are interested in this position please apply with your most up to date CV and we will be in touch to discuss in more depth.

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Required Skills

  • Payroll Manager
  • Senior Payroll
  • payroll officer

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