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Payroll Manager

Location: REDHILL, SURREY Salary: 40000 - 60000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3112740
We have an urgent need for an Interim Payroll Manager to join us ASAP. We need:

· A highly experienced Payroll Manager who has previously joined organizations undergoing change and has a proven ability to deal with issues in a team/company undergoing transformation. This change is due to the GEM (Global Enterprise Management) project which has seen the introduction of a number of new systems which greatly impact Finance and Payroll including SAP
· Able to deliver to a high standard in a team which is unsettled/dealing with high volume of stress and work. Good experience supervising staff + advising and leading teams
· Well versed in payroll regulation - P11d & PSA experience
· A true interim who will be needed to stay in the role for circa 3 months FTC
· Needs to start ASAP

We are seeking an Interim Payroll Manager to join our Finance organisation. You will be required to manage a team of payroll staff and oversee monthly and bi-weekly payrolls for approx. 1200 employees and 175 pensioners. In addition, you will be responsible for all statutory and tax requirements relating to payroll and employee benefits and ensure compliance with Corporate policies, procedures and processes.


· Manage Payroll functions, including management of Payroll team
· Oversee processing of all group payrolls (one bi-weekly and four monthly), ensuring statutory records are maintained and payments made in a timely fashion
· Checking and authorisation of employee expenses prior to payment
· Keep abreast of fiscal & other changes & ensure that the company maintains its payroll in accordance with statutory requirements
· Ensuring that all changes made to the payroll system have been properly authorised in accordance with current SOX procedures
· Ensure that the preparation of all statutory Payroll returns, including the submission of P11D’s and PSA returns, comply with current taxation regulations and RTI requirements and optimise the company’s tax positions
· Review company expenses policy, ensuring compliance with HMRC guidelines and optimisation of company’s tax position
· Provide consistent and best practice advice regarding payroll, automatic enrolment and benefits
· Provide support and guidance to the HR team and employees regarding pension, payroll and benefit related queries
· Liaise with Company’s tax advisors on specialist issues such as overseas secondment and expatriate pay
· Approving EMEA payroll for payment (UAE, Saudi Arabia, Italy)
· Assisting with other related matters as directed


· CIPP qualified (preference)

· Experience of running and overseeing payroll
· Previous supervisory or management experience
· P11d & PSA experience
· Implementation of payroll policy and procedures
· Benefit administration and working with third parties
· MS Office literate

· Auto-enrolment and salary exchange experience
· Cyborg experience
· Workday experience
· EMEA payroll experience
· Change management

Personal Qualities:
· Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels within the business
· Confident, approachable and reliable individual with the ability to build credibility and trust within the organisation
· Ability to work to a strict deadlines
· Demonstrate strong leadership skills
· Confidentiality
· Good team player

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