Payroll Manager

Manchester Airport Group
Greater Manchester
17 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Payroll Manager - Managing a team of 8
  • Group wide role, based at Manchester Airport
  • £30,000 - £40,000 base + bonus + pension + parking etc.


MAG is the country’s largest airport group serving 40 million passengers annually across 250+ routes. We own Manchester, Stansted, East Midlands and Bournemouth Airports along with a growing portfolio of airport lounges and carparks across the U.S. With more than 5,000 colleagues across the Group, MAG has enjoyed year on year growth contributing over £3b to the UK economy with a turnover in excess of £580m.


Reporting directly to the Head of Financial Services, you will be managing a team of 8 payroll coordinators and assistants. You will be responsible for both the strategic development and the day-to-day operations of the department, ensuring the timely processing, controls and efficiencies of the weekly, monthly and executive payrolls. Furthermore, you will ensure that (in accordance with contractual and statutory requirements) all deadlines are met.


You will have excellent payroll knowledge, 5 yrs+ experience in a similar Payroll Management role within a large payroll department and a real hands-on approach when required. We require strong management and interpersonal skills with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. As a seasoned Manager, you will be able to demonstrate strategic thinking and delivery as well as the ability to drive process efficiencies throughout the department. You will be well versed in identifying issues or trends that are causing inefficiencies and addressing the root cause with imaginative and well thought solutions, ensuring stakeholder buy-in along the way. You will have the personality and experience to build a strong network of internal and external stakeholders.

What we Offer:

This role offers the opportunity to work for an iconic North West business in a high profile, pivotal position. You will be working strategically with senior management, whilst managing a highly professional team. MAG offers a very competitive salary of circa £30,000 - £40,000 (based on experience), pension, bonus, free parking and benefits package. We are an employer of choice, and a business that enjoys continuous growth and development. We therefore offer unparalleled career and development opportunities.