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Assistant Payroll Manager

Breedon Group plc
Breedon-On-The-Hill, Derby, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
In your role as Assistant Payroll Manager, you will play a key part in delivering accurate pay and returns on time, in compliance with internal controls and legislative requirements. Your responsibility will involve ensuring that strong processes are followed in the delivery of payroll-related payments, with thorough checks and balances in place to reduce the risk of errors and fraud, and to maintain control measures.

To excel in this role, you will need to be a confident and innovative individual who can work well under pressure and within tight deadlines. We are particularly interested in someone who is calm, attentive, and thorough, and possesses excellent communication skills. Working alongside our team of payroll specialists, you will oversee the day-to-day operations of our in-house payroll function. This encompasses ensuring timely and accurate payments to approximately 3900 colleagues, in compliance with both UK and Republic of Ireland legislation, on a weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly basis. You will also be responsible for meeting the SLAs (Service Level Agreements) and statutory deadlines for all third-party returns, payments, and remittances.

You are not someone who solely focuses on the system and process, neglecting the needs of stakeholders. Instead, you prioritise the wider requirements and support needed by the team. This role is not suitable for individuals who prefer to work in isolation at a slower pace. As part of this role, you will engage with stakeholders at all levels, prioritise their demands, and ensure timely delivery while also providing support to others. Your continual aim will be to enhance processes, simplify tasks, and automate where possible.

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to experience various payroll activities that may not be currently included in your role, such as Enhanced Reporting Requirements, share schemes, Employer Related Securities, TUPE transfers, acquisitions, integrations, report writing, and software development.
  • A working understanding and experience of both UK and Republic of Ireland legislation
  • Experience managing a team delivering high volume payroll

At Breedon Group, we believe in living our four simple values - maintaining simplicity, making things happen, showing care, and striving for improvement. We take pride in our mission and purpose, which is to create a significant impact on the lives of our colleagues, customers, and communities. The teams at Breedon are founded on meaningful connections and positive collaboration.

As the largest independent construction materials group in the UK & Ireland, we are experiencing growth. Our aim is to expand internationally in the future and become the leading vertically-integrated international construction materials group. Joining Breedon Group means becoming a part of a company that is working towards achieving these goals.

In this role, you will have the freedom to manage the team and processes in a way that meets the needs of the business and stakeholders, while suiting your own preferences. This is an opportunity for you to work efficiently, addressing various compliance requirements and numerous challenges, where you can have a positive impact.

People choose to stay with our business because of what we are proud of - being a company based on meaningful connections, an employer that is sought after, and an organisation recognised for considering the long-term economic, social, and environmental impacts of our activities for the benefit of all our stakeholders.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Volunteer Scheme
  • Share Save Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity, Adoption & Paternity Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Initiatives
  • Discount Scheme

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