The CompanyAble Bridge Recruitment are excited to announce that they are working exclusively with a proud Scottish manufacturer in the recruitment of a payroll manager. The role has arisen due to the merger of a number of businesses and the structural re-positioning of where payroll sits within the organisation.
We are seeking a permanent payroll manager who will report to the head of human resources and who will be responsible for 1 direct report. The role of Payroll Manager has historically been within finance, however owing to the growth of the company through merger, the post has been moved into the HR function.
As it stands at the moment the organisation have multiple payroll`s which consist of transactions in both Euro`s and in GBP. Over the coming months the payrolls will be consolidated into a smaller, more manageable number (probably 3 or 4) and will run on a monthly basis in both currencies.
The Responsibilities The purpose of this role is to act as the payroll point of contact for a work force of just shy of 500 people. You will be liaising with 3rd party payroll providers both in the UK and in Europe, as well as being the focal point for queries internally that your colleagues may have.
On a day-to-day basis you can expect to be responsible for the following; Review of current processes with the identification of process improvements where processes can be changed/improved. Act as an autonomous payroll subject matter expert for the business as a whole. You will be responsible for the management of the firms payroll from start to finish. Ensuring that compliance, accuracy and timescales are meet consistently and that collaboration is maintained between HR and Finance at all times. Be a proactive ambassador for the payroll function and help colleagues internally understand their payroll information/resolve queries. Maintain compliance regarding statutory obligations relating to HMRC and ensure subsequent audit requirements are met. Manage the year end processes such as the production of statutory documentation such as P11d`s, P60`s P14`s, P35`s etc. Calculate statutory payment`s for associated ascetism's such as SSP, SMP, SPP. Assist HR business partners in the evolution of HR compensations and benefits.
The Requirements You will be a highly experienced and forward thinking payroll manager with a proven background of working in a complex and intricate business (ideally manufacturing, FMCG or engineering). The company seek an individual who can be the face of payroll for the business in an ever changing landscape. Dealing with employees who are not computer facing and who are reassured by face to face contact is a vital competency to be successful in a role of this nature. There are both UK and European employees within the business so exposure to multi-currency payroll would be significantly beneficial. Our client works with a number of 3rd party suppliers (the likes of which are Ceridian/SDworx etc), so prior exposure of working with these companies would be distinctly advantageous.
If you are interested in hearing more detail about this role or would like to have a confidential chat about a potential career move, please do not hesitate in contacting me.
COVID19 statementOur client will offer a hybrid working model which will translate into a 60% working in the office and 40% working from home. This model will need to have flexibility in it from both sides as some times the role will be required to be office based 5 days a week once week, but will be flexed back in others.