Payroll Manager

Job Title: Payroll Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Payroll_1506351691
Contact Name: Ben Baczala
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2017 16:01

Job Description


My client based in Oxford are urgently seeking for an experienced Payroll Manager.

About the role

The Payroll Manager is a standalone role, reporting into the HR Director and is a pivotal function of the HR Department. The activities of the Payroll Manager will include day-to-day payroll management, leading on process change and identifying an outsource provider.

Regarding the UK payroll management, tasks will revolve around:
*Ensure timely and accurate payrolls are processed using knowledge of payroll, taxes, benefits, deductions and wage and hours laws and systems updated
*Ensure an efficient delivery of the monthly payroll for 250-300 UK employees
*Liaise with HRMC and benefits providers and reply to all payroll-related queries from employees

The role is also responsible to deliver a new unified outsourced payroll solution, covering payroll in the UK and overseas by:
*Systems analysis and creating a list of requirements for new potential systems
*Investigating all current solutions and third party outsource providers
*Support the transition and implementation of the new system
*Train and mentor internal employee on best practice approach to payroll and systems

Skills and requirements
*Demonstrable experience of working in a payroll function covering geographies including and outside the UK.
*Detailed knowledge and understanding of UK payroll-related legislation and statutory requirements, including PAYE and other deductions, and HMRC rules.
*Ability to communicate complex numerical information effectively at all levels.
*Excellent problem solving and analysis skills with the ability to investigate and diagnose issues, and make improvements.
*Effective relationship building and influencing skills, ability to establish good networks internally and externally, while maintaining confidentiality and always showing tact, sensitivity and support.
*Lead and initiate purposeful relationships across functions and teams to encourage partnership working.
*Previous experience of using Cascade Payroll and / or outsourced payroll providers an advantage.


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