Payroll Manager - Wimbledon

Carlton Recruitment
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Carlton Recruitment is holding a Candidate registration day in Wimbledon on Thursday 20th April!

We will be recruiting for a variety of exciting temporary and permanent positions. If you’re currently looking for your next opportunity then pop in with your CV and passport and introduce yourself. We’ll talk you through our latest vacancies and get to know what you’re after in your career!

Thursday 20th April between 9:00 am - 5:30pm The Old Town Hall, 4, Queens Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 8YB

Please phone our Wimbledon office if you need to visit outside of hours. We look forward to seeing you.

Payroll Manager
£36,000 - £40,000

Carlton Recruitment is pleased to announce that our client is currently seeking a Payroll Manager to join their team based in Wimbledon. The ideal candidate will be looking for their next career move and currently working as a Assistant Payroll Manager or Payroll Supervisor. Your role will include:

  • Leading, maintaining and continually enhancing the companies in-house payroll service in line with the policy and procedures for the company
  • Engaging with employees and stakeholders and offering a level of customer service with a high level of satisfaction
  • Maintaining excellent service quality and customer focus with all stakeholders via verbal or written communication
  • To retain an effective payroll staff team by recruiting, selecting, and training employees so that service levels are maintained and people development is in place

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure that quality processes and controls are maintained and enhanced to support the service delivered to our stakeholders
  • To lead on the production of payrolls that are compliant with any relevant stakeholder requirements
  • To maintain, deliver and enhance the companies payroll service
  • To maintain payroll information by contributing to the design of processes to support systems as well as directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data
  • To lead, manage and deliver to both compliance and service levels relating to Pension Scheme deduction and payment management - specifically relating to Auto Enrolment
  • To lead the function with responsibility for the accurate & timely production of all payrolls in line with deadlines set and agreed
  • To appropriately manage time and resource to ensure that projects are planned and completed as per deadlines agreed
  • To appropriately reconcile all balance sheet accounts relating to payroll on a monthly basis
  • To provide payroll information by answering questions and requests from any relevant stakeholder of the company
  • To monitor feedbacks from stakeholders, ensuring timely and accurate response and feedback to the team
  • To maintain payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures
  • To have a continuous improvement regime in place to identify and assess payroll risks together with an appropriate level of controls to minimise any impact
  • To undertake system testing and user acceptance testing for any change and/or development of business that may impact both the production of payroll or service levels
  • To implement processes, procedures and controls and ensure these are followed and maintained as the business/system evolves
  • To comply with HMRC, Pension and/or other party requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Ensure that tax year end processes are completed at the appropriate time including the production of P60s and P11Ds
  • To plan and organise the workload to ensure internal and external deadlines are met, including company year and tax year end processing
  • To maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • To maintain employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential
  • To lead, coach, train and motivate the team by holding team and one to one meetings, regular reviews & appraisals, reviewing structure, resource and recruitment needs, resolving performance issues
  • To ensure effective communication within team, business and to external parties
  • To train front line Managers in the use of the Payroll system to ensure data accuracy

Personal Specification

  • Innovative - comfortable voicing ideas and managing staff
  • Experienced implementing systems/ working with a wide variety
  • Experience in payroll environment with customer service exposure
  • CIPP qualified or equivalent
  • Holds management experience
  • Knowledge of Excel - Essential
  • Proven communication skills in dealing with statutory bodies e.g. HMRC
  • Excellent organisational skills and process management
  • Proactive, with proven supervisory and leadership skills
  • Able to prioritise efficiently and work to deadlines
  • Strong team management skills and ability to get the best from team

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications currently being received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.