Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager

Job Title: Payroll Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH6140_1559731402
Contact Name: Damian Mee
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 05, 2019 11:43

Job Description

Payroll Manager



9 months fixed term contract (ASAP Start)

Free Parking

25 days holiday plus Bank holidays (Pro rata)


Life Assurance

Health Insurance

Very Competitive Pension

My client, a global manufacturer, is looking for a fantastic Payroll Manager who lives and breathes people management.

You will oversee the payroll department with overall responsibility for a payroll of around 3,500 employees.

You will be able to effectively manage a team of four Payroll Administrators and you will also have the ability to establish good working relationships, both internally and externally.

The role

It is your responsibility to lead and manage all aspects of the payroll function and you will ensure compliance with the latest relevant legislation, statutory filing deadlines and internal management reporting requirements

Managing 3rd party suppliers such as NGA Resource Link and Kronos is a major part of your role, as well as liaising other external bodies such as HMRC

What you will need

Significant relevant experience managing a payroll function and managing a team

Experience within a manufacturing environment would be ideal but not compulsory

Experience within a unionised environment ideal but again, not compulsory

Understanding of TUPE desirable

CIPP qualification desirable but not a deal breaker

The ability to work with two systems: Must have the ability to run interface report between two systems and analysis

To be able to have good eye for detail, good analytical skills, comparing data and experienced in producing reports and importing between two systems.

To set up, update and manage efficient work systems and effective internal controls within the payroll function, ensuring that processing errors are minimised, and changes are reflected accurately and promptly.

To manage and maintain high levels of quality and service, ensuring prompt and accurate processing, payment, reporting and record keeping of payroll.

To provide high quality advice on payroll-related matters, responding to queries and liaising with departmental managers, staff, HR, Finance and Inland Revenue as necessary.

To continually review existing processes, payroll, benefits and tax procedures, with a view to innovate and develop new improved practices.

To act as a key point of contact with the payroll systems provider

To resolve queries and requests being the final point of escalation.

Undertake any reasonable task or activities directed by the HR Director

Detailed knowledge and understanding of UK payroll-related legislation and statutory requirements, including PAYE and other deductions, and HMRC rules

Experience in NGA Resource Link & Kronos reconciling interface reports

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.