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Payroll Manager - Central Leeds

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 25 June 2021
  • Job Ref: LCO36673_1622039898
Based in central Leeds, you will work autonomously in a stand-alone payroll position with the plan to expand and grow the payroll function over time.

Forming part of a wider finance function, you will report ultimately to the Finance Manager and play an important part in the senior management team in overseeing the smooth running of the Payroll function including playing a key part in various payroll projects.

The main duties of the role are to include:

*Management of the end-to-end payroll function in general
*Play a key part and lead in system implementation and other projects
*To own the HR and payroll system, implementing workflows to automate processes and improve employee experience
*Supervision of the Payroll Administrators day to day
*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
*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
*Review and improve payroll procedures/policies to ensure full compliance and minimise risk
*Manage and resolve queries (internally and externally)

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

*Have experience of payroll management in a medium to large organisation
*Be a good and competent people manager with prior experience of overseeing staff
*Ideally, hold a recognised qualification in payroll or equivalent experience of payroll management in a medium to large organisation
*Working knowledge of 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
*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.