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Senior Payroll Manager

Sector . Payroll
Location . Cambridgeshire
Salary . £45k - 50k per year
Contract Type . Permanent
2021-11-05 00:00:00 2022-02-05 Distinct Recruitment Ltd

I am partnering with a well-established business in the Huntingdon area. They are looking for an experienced Payroll manager to join their team on an initial 12-month contract.

Senior Payroll Manager Responsibilities:

  • Lead the payroll team to deliver accurate and timely payrolls ensuring all statutory obligations are met efficiently and effectively and in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for coaching and developing team members to enhance their performance and service delivery and support them in understanding their role in the team and wider business.
  • Manage all audits; be the lead person to manage internal and external audits responding to queries, providing information and ensuring all recommendations are actioned and outcomes reviewed to improve processes, results and controls.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of payroll and pensions legislation to ensure the business remains compliant and satisfies all regulatory and statutory obligations, including planning ahead and managing change. (e.g. auto enrolment, pension contributions changes)
  • Develop and maintain external relationships with key stakeholders such as TPT, professional advisers, in order to respond to queries and plan for market changes.
  • Responsible for development of payroll systems and processes, exploiting functionality to streamline and improve the service offering.
  • Build strong relationships and collaborate with finance and HR teams to improve processes, reporting and KPIs to improve customer experience.
  • To develop and continuously evaluate processes in line with system improvements and
    legislative changes, ensuring resource is maximised and best practice achieved. (e.g. Shared Tables)

Senior Payroll Manager Requirements:

  • Good working knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Be able to start almost immediately
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to prioritise workload effectively and be flexible to meet strict deadlines.
  • A good communicator with great customer services skills and the ability to
    influence audiences at all levels in the organisation - both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work under pressure, when required, to deliver positive outcomes.
  • Committed to team working.
  • Excellent understanding of payroll procedures and legislation.
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Experience with people management

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