Payroll Manager

City: Hexham   Contract Type: Full-time     Job-Code: 1362   Department: Other Finance / Administration  


Your Tasks 

  • Oversee the operational payroll processes; ensuring accurate, timely information and that all payroll and pension data is effectively controlled on a monthly / annual basis. 

  • Manage a small payroll team with responsibility for several site payrolls with varied complexity.

  • Review process efficiency and implement continuous improvement measures.

  • Provide timely advice in relation to technical, payroll matters arising, e.g. termination payments, benefits, statutory payments and apprenticeship levy. 

  • Produce analytical reports on a monthly basis in relation to sickness absence, annual leave quotas and pension scheme.

  • Act as the Key User for the SAP Payroll system and ensure that information is maintained and accurate. 

  • Ensure compliance with all statutory requirements, e.g. tax, auto enrolments and IR35. 

  • Be the lead contact for payroll auditing purposes, internal and external.

  • Provide project support to the Human Resources Manager.


Our Requirements

  • End-to-end Payroll knowledge and experience within a high-volume payroll environment essential.

  • Expertise in payroll compliance, rules and legislation such as Auto Enrolment, RTI, Apprenticeship Levy, PSA's, Payrolling Benefits/P11d's.

  • Knowledge and practical experience in terms of statutory payments/deductions and pension contributions.

  • Thorough understanding of organisational processes that impact on Payroll.

  • Detailed knowledge of payroll software, preferably SAP.

  • Comprehensive IT skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Strong leadership and management skills, organised, able to work to deadlines, prioritise and delegate.

  • Project management experience desirable.



Your Contact

Philip Maloney, HR

T 01434 602191


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