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Payroll Manager

Employer
Shepherd Stubbs
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Objective of the Role
Lead and manage a team for the provision of payroll services across our clients group, which includes six individual payrolls. Working with the Payroll Project Manager, lead the payroll function through the transformation project including the migration to ADP software and managed service provision with significantly improved governance, controls and service.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
* Provide a high-quality payroll service across the five business units leveraging best practice and working closely with the Finance teams
* Provide leadership to the payroll team (6 people), supporting & coaching team members.
* Ensure the accurate payment of payroll account transactions including salaries, benefits, commissions, overtime, bonus, allowances, deductions, taxes and third party payments.
* Establish monthly payroll reporting and error tracking across all payrolls, with a root cause analysis and resolution plans associated
* Ensure all payrolls are compliant with relevant legislation and internal policies
* Ensure all HMRC reporting is completed accurately and effectively across all payrolls
* Liaise with auditors and manage payroll tax audits
* Ensure the team provide a quality query resolution service to all colleagues
* Ensure all contributory pension schemes, group income protection, group life assurance and salary sacrifice schemes e.g. childcare vouchers, are effectively administered
* Collaborate with People team colleagues, IT support team and accounting teams to ensure that the information sources and data is of the utmost accuracy and that all key stakeholders are furnished with the information they require
Transformation:
* Support the Payroll Project Manager in the development and implementation of the Payroll Transformation plan
* Provide expertise and thought leadership surrounding system design and business rules
* Working with the Payroll Project Manager, develop the end to end payroll controls and governance mechanisms
* Develop the service provision as part of the transformation
* Lead the payroll team through the transition and embed the new ways of working with the team post implementation.
This is not an exhaustive list of duties and there maybe additional duties.
Skills and Knowledge
Experience:
Must have:
* Substantial experience of operating in senior in-sourced payroll role which included leadership of a payroll team
* Experience of leading through change / transformation
* Previous experience of using Sage payroll software preferred. Knowledge of Mitre Finch payroll software advantageous.
* Excellent written, numerical and verbal communication skills with an eye for detail and accuracy.
* An excellent leader who is able to work under pressure whilst coaching, supporting and enabling the team
* Sound knowledge of payroll procedures and related legislation
* Strong Excel skills, to include data manipulation and reporting
* A comprehensive understanding of pensions, in particular auto-enrolment.
Desirable:
* Professional payroll certification (e.g. CPP, CPM) is desirable but experience is more important
* Experience of MitreFinch payroll software advantageous.
* Experience of ADP iHCM software is advantageous.
Behaviours:
* Strong relationship and stakeholder management skills
* Highly structured and process driven
* Highly colleague centric attitude / mindset
* High initiative, drive and self-starter
Salary £60,000 - £65,000 pro rata, you will be required to work Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week. Opportunity to work from home a couple of days per week apart from a Tuesday as you will be required to attend meetings at the office
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