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Total Recruitment Group Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Oct 30, 2021

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Salary Range
United Kingdom - GBP - £
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified, Qualified, CIMA
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Title of JobPayroll Process Manager
Reports toHead of Employee Services
LocationNewcastle Office
Salary £42000 - 52000 depending on level of experience


Purpose of the Job:
The Payroll Manager will be accountable for the delivery of effective Payroll services by driving continuous improvement initiatives, through innovation and best practice to deliver quality, compliant procedures.

The role will be responsible for leading a team of 12, supporting the organisations UK Business Unit key stakeholders, in order to deliver strategic and operational people initiatives that maximize the performance of the Business.

Key Accountabilities:

*Support the delivery of the UK Business Unit strategy and vision
*Responsible for the delivery of a great employee experience through Payroll services to agreed SLA's & KPI's, relating Payroll legislation and internal policies.
*Create a culture that promotes high levels of employee and customer engagement through inspiring leadership and customer focus.
*Identify and drive team development to ensure future fit skills and team engagement.
*Identify opportunities for process improvement liaising productively with SAP Service Delivery team to assess, prioritise and deliver ongoing system improvements driven by legislation and efficiency levers.
*Responsibility to deliver Payroll agreed budget, whilst supporting cost reductions across the UK Shared Services overall budget.
*Ensure adequate process controls and segregation of duties are in place, satisfying all Internal and External audit standards applicable to the organisation.
*Authorise BACS payments to employee's and third parties in line with agreed timetable.
*Ensure all process documentation/operating procedures are up to date.
*Provide expert guidance on payroll processes, legislation, and compliance requirements.
*Coordinate all payroll and pension year end activities.
*Handle escalations through to resolution.
*Support contract mobilisations and demobilisations to ensure effective, accurate timely transition.

Accountable for the delivery of Payroll Services to approx. 11,500 employees across the UK Business Unit.
*Leadership of 2 direct reports (Payroll Team Leader & Payroll Specialist) and development of 10 Payroll/Pension Professionals within the UK Shared Services.

Knowledge and Skills:

*Strong leadership skills
*Excellent change and project management.
*Understanding of current Payroll legislation.
*Process improvement methodologies such as Lean and Six Sigma
*The ability to influence and build effective relationships at all levels.
*Effective and agile approach to budget management
*The ability to utilise data insights to identify and drive strategic goals.
*Advanced knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint
*Knowledge of SAP/ Success Factors
*Extensive experience within operational and strategic payroll service delivery.

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