Payroll Manager

England, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Sep 30, 2019
Oct 28, 2019
Sebastian Hannelly
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Not qualified, Part qualified

Leading FMCG business in Milton Keynes are on the lookout for an expeirenced payroll manager to join the team.

Client Details

Our client are a true market leader with an international reputation in Milton Keynes. They are on the lookout for an experienced payroll manager to join there team, looking at the department from a more operational perspective.


Payroll Manager Responsibilities:

  • To manage all aspects of the monthly payroll process
  • Overseeing two Payroll Administrators to deliver an effective Pay and Benefits service to the business in an accurate, compliant and timely manner
  • Oversee the tax year-end process including the preparation of P11D data, submitting information to the outsourced payroll P11D team.
  • Development of the Payroll and benefits strategy using both analytical skills and understanding of the current operations and future challenges
  • Prepare the Directors remuneration and other payroll related analysis for inclusion in the Group's Annual Report and other external communications working closely alongside team members of Company Secretarial.
  • Provide input to headcount reporting, and reporting of headcount information for purposes of the Annual Accounts.
  • Control and audit of holiday and absence management system
  • Prepare and review regular staff cost variance analysis to assist the Finance Manager, Central Costs, to support gap analysis of administration cost
  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements and prepare national statistics returns
  • Support HR Business Partner with Gender Pay & Apprenticeship Levy Reporting
  • Manage all payroll queries from employees and centre management teams.
  • Regular visits to London Head Office with Accounts Assistant to hold monthly Payroll and Expense walk in sessions.
  • Attend payroll courses throughout the tax year as and when required, and share learning's with HR/Finance.


Payroll Manager Requirements:

  • Strong operational knowledge and experience of payroll with an SME or large company background, including the operation of occupational maternity and sickness schemes, overseas employees, pensions and share schemes.
  • Good knowledge of monthly payroll accounting closing cycles
  • Detailed knowledge of implementing and enhancing time and attendance systems in relation to Payroll calculations and development
  • Strong organisation skills with attention to detail
  • Detailed knowledge of taxation, national insurance, benefit in kind and PAYE settlement agreement rules
  • Accounting knowledge and experience associated with payroll and HMRC guidelines on Expenses
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines
  • Strong relationship building capability and influencing from Director to Bakery worker levels
  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships across the business

Job Offer

Whats on offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • On site parking
  • Chance to have operational input across the business
  • Grow your team

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