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Payroll Manager

Location: SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE Salary: 45000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3056188
A unique opportunity has arisen for a Payroll Manager with a high profile FTSE 100 company located in central Sheffield. As a Payroll Manager you will be responsible for a team of payroll administrators delivering of a compliant and high quality payroll service to over 300 schools and other clients.

The main purpose of this role:

• Provide technical payroll expertise and thought leadership
• Deliver best practice within Payroll
• Ensure business-wide application and compliance of all financial & audit controls within Payroll
• Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the payrolls
• Manage train and develop the team

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for leading a team of administrators in the day to day running of weekly/fortnightly and monthly payrolls ensuring accuracy and timeliness are of paramount importance.
• Ensure compliance with all statutory and contractual obligations.
• Ensuring that pay runs and BACS payments are completed accurately and on time
• Managing delivery in line with payroll schedule
• Ensuring compliance with controls framework
• Liaison with clients on all payroll service
• Managing all payroll enquiries from clients and employees to satisfactory resolution
• Liaison with HMRC; pension providers and other third parties
• Maintaining knowledge of current and new legislation impacting payroll and ensuring this knowledge is shared with team and communicated with clients where appropriate
• Identifying improvements in payroll processes and systems
• Lead a culture of continuous improvement
• Manage payroll team in line with company performance management policies
• Improve the operational systems, management information, business processes and organisational planning in support of the strategic vision
• Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of all staff under your span of control through the management of effective resource planning
• Other tasks may be assigned to the role over time based on business need and following consultation with the postholder


• 5+ years payroll experience managing multiple payrolls in an outsourced environment
• Extensive best practice customer service and delivering high quality results within blue chip organisations
• A proven track record of developing strong relationships with key stakeholders at all levels in an outsourced environment
• 3+ years of managing and developing a team


• Educated to degree level and / or have middle management experience in a service delivery/ contact centre environment, with a demonstrable track record of delivering high quality customer service in demanding environments.
• CIPP qualified

Personal Attributes

• Ability to influence through clear, informed and logical communications and justifications
• Attention to detail and desire to follow issues through to resolution.
• Creative and proactive approach to management
• A team player who is able to coach and develop others within the team through an illustration of excellent interpersonal skills
• Ability to delegate, follow up and multi task where required
• Determined to consistently deliver high levels of performance
• Conscientious, reliable, flexible individual who is self motivated
• Has a proven ability to identify and lead opportunities to improve service delivery and contribute to increased revenue and margin

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