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Payroll Manager

  • Ref: JH886924

Overall Purpose

This role is accountable for ensuring the timely, accurate and confidential processing, management and reporting of all Company Payrolls and Bureaus.

Management of Company total remunerations and benefits package.

Payroll Manager responsibilities include...

 Main duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure accurate and timely calculation of employees pay, holiday pay, sick pay, overtime and bonuses.
  • Ensure preparation and payment of payrolls and bureaus in accordance with HMRC and statutory requirements and payment (BACS).
  • Ensure payroll deductions remitted promptly to HMRC and statutory deadlines.
  • Completion of payroll journals and reconciliation of key areas e.g. pensions, balance to the ledger to strict deadlines.
  • Maintain own up to date knowledge of and ensure compliance with Payroll best practice and government initiatives e.g. auto enrolment, apprenticeship levy, national living wage, gender pay reporting
  • Ensure the prompt return of correctly authorised statutory forms e.g. attachments of earnings, SSP1, confirmation of earnings etc.
  • Manage the technical and operation set up / use of our information systems.
  • Manage the processing of the Executive Payroll, including the reporting of Director Emoluments.
  • Completion of fiscal year and procedures accurately and on time e.g. P11D (etc), Tax year end and final year end and Bureau, including PSA scheme.
  • Ensure proper control and logging of internal and external customer queries. Manage resolution rate, and resolve escalated queries where necessary.
  • Collate and file all information the Company is obliged to retain. Demonstrate Audit trail and produce on request.
  • Advise the Company on all new and existing payment systems to ensure they run in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Working alongside line managers to make informed, accurate decisions and relaying accurate data to the employee.
  • Produce ad-hoc reports for managers where required, and produce information for standard HR metric information on a period basis, including full employee lists annually for budgeting purposes.
  • Liaise with Head of HR & Training on implementation and harmonisation of pay structures throughout the business.
  • Train and supervise staff working to strict deadlines towards a team goal.
  • Ensure the maintenance of HR and Payroll information systems.
  • Making recommendations for segregation of duties. 
  • Adhere to and observe Health and Safety Regulations at all times.  Report all hazards or accidents promptly and take reasonable care for your own safety and the safety of colleagues. 
  • Read and familiarise yourself with the fire evacuation procedure and observe locations of fire exits and assembly points.
  • To be aware and focused on “good energy usage” within the workplace to ensure that energy is used efficiently and waste is minimised. 
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by your Line Manager and advise on matters affecting the Company’s interest at all times.

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