FRS are recruiting a Payroll Manager for an excellent client of ours based in Leamington Spa. You will be working closely with the Senior Leadership team and leading 2-3 Payroll Assistants, managing the start to finish payroll process using Sage Line 50 Payroll (system knowledge would be a really big advantage). You will be working for a business who have been recognised as one of the UK”s top employers during a poll a year or so ago – a really brilliant business to work for who have a real “family feel”.
Working From Home – The business are currently operating a flexible working arrangement, 2-3 days in the office and the remaining days from home. You will also manage the Payroll Assistant”s working arrangements.
Duties will include:
Managing a timely start to finish payroll (weekly & monthly)
Initiate team meetings on a weekly / monthly basis and as often as necessary, ensuring team motivation is maintained and incentivised
Offer assistance in supervising workload, assessing direct reports and may revise the evaluation and departmental plans of other personnel
Guarantee that team members obtain the mandatory skills and work according to business and personal development requirements
Offer guidance to and share knowledge with team members in relation to their area of specialization
Earmark process enhancement initiatives and initiate standards for new processes
Act as a backup for team members who are on annual leave or high magnitude work operations
Attain payroll monetary standards by offering yearly budget information, identifying variances, monitoring expenditures, and executing modifying actions
Keep records up to date by reviewing and entering modifications, including exemptions, deductions, status and pay, vacation earned, paid time not worked and insurance modifications
Ensure a balance in payroll accounts by auditing information, recognizing and correcting irregularities and creating journal entries
Be responsible for running the monthly payroll including HMRC payments and payroll journal
Ensure departmental costs are recharged to client accounts
Furlough Calculations made / updated where necessary – following Govt guidance
Ensure rates are reviewed / updated accordingly
Produce pension data on a monthly basis and successfully submit the data to various pension scheme providers.
Produce gender pay gap report annually
Ensure Payroll control accounts are checked / balanced each month