Payroll Manager


Main Duties and Responsibilities

Payroll and Pensions          


=         Ensure that employees are paid accurately and on time, and collate all necessary information in order to do so.

=         Process payroll information according to Company procedures and systems.

=         Ensure that all employees receive pay slips, and deal with any queries arising from payment issues.

=         Process monthly pensions payments, and deal with any queries arising from this.

=         Control any extra payments in respect of car allowances, bonuses, responsibility payments ensuring these are paid in accordance with company processes.

=         Control advances on wages in cash, and ensure that any such payments are recouped by the Company

=         Liaise with HR on Smart Tech payments and reconciliations

=         Collate and process weekly and monthly timesheets for hourly/weekly paid contractors, advising HR in the event of any issues.

=         Collate and process monthly overtime and on call payments in accordance to the correct company processes, flagging any issues when required.

=         To provide ad hoc payroll or pensions reporting to the CFO/Group Financial Controller/Head of HR as required


=         Liaise with the Purchase Ledger and HR teams with regard to any expenses issues.


Skills, Knowledge & Experience



=         Minimum of 5 years working in a payroll and pensions environment.

=         Good financial awareness and ability to process a high volume of information.

=         Good all round knowledge of payroll and pensions processes/regulations.

=         Excellent Intermediate MS Word and Excel skills.

=         Experience of implementing and following procedures.

=         Numerate, with good attention to detail and accuracy.

=         Ability to work on own initiative taking full accountability and ownership of payroll function.

=         Ability to work to tight deadlines

=         Ability to explain financial information in layman’s terms

=         Planning and organisational skills; able to establish efficient and appropriate plans for self and others and adapt quickly and effectively to unexpected changes whilst still ensuring objectives are met.

=         Customer service; understands and responds to customer needs (internal and external) and exceeds expectations where possible.

=         Communication and team working; works co-operatively with others to achieve a common goal and communicates information in a clear, concise and accurate manner.

=         Problem solving and decision making; analyses information appropriately in order to find best solutions and takes a balanced view to reach logical conclusions and make relevant decisions.

=         Commercial and organisational focus; demonstrates understanding of overall business and commercial issues facing company.

=         Commitment to results; is committed to obtaining results through taking responsibility, demonstrating a positive attitude and ensuring quality is built into work.