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Payroll Manager

  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 13 October 2022
  • Job Ref: LCO36365_1663084619
Working as part of a large finance team and reporting ultimately to the Finance Manager you will play a key part in the team in overseeing the smooth running of the Payroll function including day to day management of 3 staff members.

The main duties of the role are to include:

*Standalone management of the end-to-end payroll for around 1500 people and growing.
*To own the HR and payroll system, Natural HR, implementing workflows to automate processes and improve employee experience.
*Supervision of the Payroll Coordinator
*To review monthly payroll data in the system - starters, leavers, contract amendments i.e., salary increases, change in hours, overtime, bonus etc
*To calculate SMP, SPP, SSP and ShPP or SAP entitlements where necessary
*Oversee the calculation and reconciliation of relevant tax, NI and statutory payments
*Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of monthly payrolls ensuring the month end statutory return is reported by RTI and paid over to HMRC on a monthly basis before due dates (including pension return)
*Prepare and manage the statutory year-end return to HMRC
*Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports
*Produce payslips and P45s
*Establish a process to automate the production of P11ds
*Management of pension administration for our provider; Legal & General
*To ensure all payroll procedures are process mapped in the form of a payroll manual
*Review and improve payroll procedures/policies to ensure full compliance and minimise risk
*Manage and resolve queries (internally and externally)
*Work with the HR and Finance team on the creation of MI reports and associated MI data analysis

Ideally the successful individual will have the following skills and experience:

*Ideally, hold a recognised qualification in payroll and/or pensions (i.e., CIPP qualified) or equivalent experience of payroll management in a medium to large organisation
*Have experience of payroll management in a medium to large organisation
*Working knowledge of HR/Payroll systems, legislation and best practices
*Curiosity, with a keen interest in systems, likes to understand how things work
*High level of accuracy and attention to detail; keen on control and audit
*Professional, approachable with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
*Ability to meet deadlines and achieve objectives under pressure
*Highly analytical and methodical
*Possess completer/finished tendencies and is solutions-focused when faced with issues
*Excellent IT and numerical skills (including excel)

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.