Payroll Supervisor/Manager

Recruiter
Accountancy Recruitment Wales Limited
Location
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, fastmoving business The Payroll Manager will report to the Head of HR and has the following responsibilities:

Purpose of role

  • To accurately, diligently and efficiently process and manage the company’s payroll function. The role incorporates "hands-on" processing of the company’s weekly and monthly pay runs but also demands a sound technical and commercial appreciation of existing and emerging legislation so as to support the Head of HR in providing strong compliance and leadership.
  • The Payroll Manager will liaise with internal stakeholders routinely in gathering data as a perquisite to payroll processing. The Payroll Manager will deal with any queries that arise in respect of payroll matte
  • The Payroll Manager shall lead the company’s routine payroll related compliance in respect of such matters as PAYE, NI, pensions and pensions auto-enrolment, RTI, gender pay gap reporting, and minimum wage legislation
  • In addition to running the company’s payroll, the Payroll Manager will provide general administrative support to the HR function.

Key responsibilities:

  • The management and hands-on administration of the company’s weekly and monthly payroll
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable law and regulatory pronouncements in payroll related matters
  • Ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of payroll related reporting
  • Dealing with payroll related queries
  • To provide technical advice and collaboration on emerging issues, for example, gender pay gap reporting
  • Ensuring that payroll related disclosures, such as P11Ds and P60s are made on time and accurately
  • Complete milestone tasks as and when they fall due, eg, year-end tax processing
  • To accurately administer the company’s pension scheme
  • To mentor colleagues to provide holiday covet
  • To ensure that company pay and benefit policies and pay structures are adhered to
  • To work with the depots to promote accuracy, completeness and timeliness of data submission
  • To assist in the simplification of the company’s pay structure
  • To assist in the company’s review of payroll related technology solutions
  • To help with general HR related administration duties
  • To assist the company’s Finance function in payroll related reporting matters

Attributes required to successfully undertake the role

  • The role requires excellent technical skills but an outward looking, internal customer focused approach is key to building and maintaining mutually trusting relationships with all stakeholders
  • Experience of working in a busy payroll office and upto date and comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislation is required
  • The role requires an independent, intelligent and reasoned thinker, with a strong character and a disposition for compliance. The ability to hold firm in the face of a challenge and apply a rules based approach to payroll management is important but not at the expense of professional and courteous exchanges with colleagues
  • The ability to communicate concisely, accurately and systematically is essential, both verbally and in writing. A good standard of English is therefore required as is the ability to explain technical terms and data in non-technical language
  • The ability to process and analyse large quantities of data is a prerequisite; the job holder must therefore be numerate and analytical. The ability to translate numerical concepts into easily understood terms is also required
  • A broader appreciation of HR and finance topics would be beneficial as would the ability to mentor others. The job holder should be able to demonstrate a desire to add value beyond the company’s payroll function and an ambition to become involved in broader HR matters is encouraged. To undertake the role completely, a commercial perspective is required.

The following knowledge and experience is also highly desirable

  • Previous experience of multi-payroll management
  • A good working knowledge of Opera, Sage, standard Office applications and report writing tool
  • Experience of mentoring and people management
  • Previous experience of a hands-on managerial role within a busy payroll office

Qualifications

  • Ideally qualified to good A-level standard or above
  • A minimum of GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths
  • Partial or student membership of a body such as CIPD or a recognised accountancy body would be advantageous

A competitive salary and benefits are available. Hours of work are 09:00 to 17:00 with some flexibility required and given