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Payroll Manager - East Leeds

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 days ago

Based in East Leeds, you will work as part of a small payroll team but part of a wider finance function, you will report ultimately to the Finance Manager and play a key part in the team in overseeing the smooth running of the Payroll function including day to day management of 2 staff members

The main duties of the role are to include:

*Management of the end-to-end payroll including overseeing the workload of 2 staff members
*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.