Payroll and Pensions Manager

Page Personnel Finance
Bedford, UK
19 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity to join the Property and Housing sector in a Payroll and Pensions Manager role to join an end to end in house process. Located in Bedford alongside a range of other company benefits.

Client Details

The client is a well established Property and Housing company that is growing its market share to consolidate their position. They are focused on creating opportunities for internal growth of their employees as well as fostering a good work culture within in a large team. Located in Bedford, with free on-site parking they are an easy commute for anyone located in Milton Keynes, Bedford, or the surrounding areas.


The key responsibilities of the Payroll and Pensions Manager role are:
  • Run a payroll from start to finish for an in house payroll of 500 employees
  • Oversee the management and administration of monthly reports from the payroll software
  • Be a key driver in implementing a new payroll system within the first year of the role
  • Responsibility for all year end reconciliations
  • Upload and process pension contributions
  • Manage the auto-enrolment process associated with new colleagues
  • Respond to queries from colleagues related to pension contributions
  • Provide up-to-date reports to the Finance team and key senior figures
  • Investigate historical errors with pensions provider Aegon
  • Reconcile reports
  • Match contributions with employee deferral periods and identify any gaps
  • Liaise with Finance to understand the accounting process and reconciliation process for monthly pension contributions
  • Effective processing of pension contributions in to the company pension scheme and investigate and problem-solve any issues related to historical payments for any individuals for whom errors have been made


The successful candidate for the Payroll and Pensions Manager will:
  • Have previous experience of Payroll in a similar role, ideally in a sole Payroll Manager position
  • Have end to end experience of Payroll
  • Be well versed on statutory payments (SSP, SMP, SPP)
  • Be able to do manual calculations
  • Be well organised and meticulous in nature
  • Superb IT skills with proficiency in Excel and other softwares
  • Have previous experience of implementing a new payroll system
  • Be continuously driven to improve processes
  • Knowledge of PAYE or SMP or other payroll systems
  • Ability to communicate successfully with internal stakeholders

Job Offer

A rare opportunity to join the Property and Housing sector in a Payroll and Pensions Manager role that offers the opportunity for internal growth and progression within the company.

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