Payroll Manager

  • Job Reference: 620219469-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Adecco Group Internal Recruitment
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £38,500 to £42,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Bonus
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Position: Payroll Manager

Location: Birmingham - Hybrid

About Us:

The Adecco Group is the world's leading HR solutions partner. We provide more than 700,000 people with permanent and flexible employment every day. With more than 34,000 employees in 60 countries, we transform the world of work one job at a time. Our colleagues serve more than 100,000 organizations with the talent, HR services and cutting-edge technology they need to succeed in an ever-changing global economy. As a Fortune Global 500 company, we lead by example, creating shared value that meets social needs while driving business innovation. Our culture of inclusivity, fairness and teamwork empowers individuals and organizations, fuels economies, and builds better societies. These values resonate with our employees, who voted us number 7 on the Great Place to Work® - World's Best Workplaces 2020 list. We make the future work for everyone.

About the Role :

Reporting to the Head of Payroll, the primary function of the Payroll Manager is to contribute towards the provision of an efficient and effective support service to the payroll department and to produce management information.

You will operate as part of a dedicated management team, working in close collaboration with the senior Finance management team and managers across the branch network and Central Services functions. You will be required to provide advice and guidance to your management team on all relevant key activities in relation to resource management (recruitment & selection), people management (performance, training & development), customer relationship management and all matters relating to the performance of your business unit.

The key focus areas of the position is to manage the performance of a team responsible for the production of all the payroll runs with accurate processing of all payroll credit transfers to all employees. You will be expected to manage a high volume, time critical payroll to a high standard of customer care and be able to handle queries for both internal and external stakeholders. The role will define, develop and deliver the Pay services strategy to maximise costs effectiveness, aligned with business needs, and comply with legal requirements and to reflect current Shared Services/HR/Payroll best practice.

You will be expected to:

To ensure the overall team meet their deadlines and to maintain the activities around BAU.
To oversee the planning for any annual/monthly/weekly tasks and ensure that the Team Leaders have BAU covered as well as any testing requirements.
Collate information and produce statistics - creating exceptions reports.
Budget Control.
Update the business with any changes to legislation in line with HMRC requirements.
Demonstrate In depth knowledge of income tax, NI and Pension legislation.
Identify potential queries and problem solve to resolve them or escalate to management.
Ensure that all company payroll procedures and deadlines are achieved.
To coach Team Leaders within the Department on various day to day tasks, new legislation and Management practices.
To manage operational activity with a short to medium to long term view.
Undertake any other reasonable tasks as directed by the Head of Payroll, whilst ensuring coverage of the Head of Payroll's role in their absence.
Understand how the recruitment business operates, the opportunities and challenges that such an operation brings and how to minimise the risks and challenges in order to maximise effectiveness.
Develop and provide tools, information and support to assess and improve operational and financial performance.
Analyse, deliver and monitor relevant metrics for the organisation, explaining and illustrating cause-and-effect relationships between business behaviours and financial implications.
Ensure business is properly controlled in terms of financial reporting and risk management.
Guarantee all work is compliant with internal and external audit requirements and complies with financial legislative requirements e.g. statutory, reporting, tax etc)
Identify and eliminate non value-added services /activities at every level within the business operation.
To oversee any projects that affects the Payroll Department and deemed necessary by the Head of Payroll.
To process Annual PDR's with the Team Leaders and set relevant KPI's and ensure the facilitation of these set KPI's.
To review the AOM system and ensure that all productivity and performance meets the required standards for Payroll.
To uphold the values as set in the REACH programme including AOM tasks and to comply with any audit requests effectively.
To complete Request to Hire forms for Payroll and hand the details over to the Team Leader and support them in their recruitment needs.

You will need to display the following personal attributes to succeed in the role:

Organisational skills with accuracy and good attention to detail
Coaching, training
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to achieve deadlines and prioritise

We will require you to have experience of:

Payroll systems/procedure and processes covering the following, Income Tax & NI, pensions, statutory calculations, benefits in kind.
Assisting with changes to any payroll related pension scheme activity.
Managing a department
Year end completion and reconciliation, including Irish Tax Year End and P11d submissions
Excel, Word and PowerPoint

We would prefer you to additionally have the following skills:

Ideally CIPP qualified, or equivalent
Experience of Tempest advantageous and Accord for the Group Payroll
Experience of migrating a payroll department and all systems

Internal recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Intrernal recruitment UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer