Manage the accurate payment of payroll account transactions including salaries, benefits, commissions, overtime, bonus, allowances, deductions, taxes and third party payments.
Ensure the accurate processing of joiners, pay changes and leavers, calculating pro-rata payments, statutory payments etc.
Oversee any payroll system upgrades and integrations with the HR systems to ensure the smooth data flow of information in and out of payroll.
Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and internal policies
Supervise and coach 2 payroll clerks and 1 payroll administrator
Maintain accurate records of all changes made to payroll and prepare reports as necessary
Undertake payroll error checking and provide payroll reports to the BU finance team as part of the pre-commit process to ensure that payroll queries are handled before the BACs run is prepared.
Manage payroll tax tasks including P45s, P60s, P11ds and HMRC reporting
Collaborate with People team colleagues, IT support team and accounting teams
Resolve payroll issues and answer payroll-related queries
Administer the contributory pension scheme, group income protection, group life assurance and salary sacrifice schemes
Undertake ad hoc project work including the standardisation of different payrolls following acquisitions.
5 years previous experience of managing a payroll and other payroll colleagues.
Previous experience using Sage payroll software and an ability to download and manipulate data providing reports and analysis.
Excellent written, numerical and verbal communication skills with an eye for detail and accuracy.
A team player who is able to work under pressure and under own initiative, meeting monthly deadlines.
Current knowledge of payroll procedures and related legislation
Excellent Excel skills
Understanding of pensions, in particular auto-enrolment is essential.
Professional payroll certification CPP, CPM is desirable but experience is more important
Experience using ADP software is desirable