Job Description

  • Job Reference:966952JT_1636980983

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Manufacturing

  • Contact Name: Jessica Townsend

  • Job Location: Greater-manchester

  • Job Title: Payroll Manager

  • Job Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

This is a Payroll Manager position for a manufacturing firm. You will be responsible for overseeing the end to end payroll of roughly 300 employees, assisting with payroll budgets and development plans.


* Undertaking a full end to end payroll process for in-house UK Payroll of 280 employees
* Coordination of 2 US payroll and German, French, Middle East, Australian and Italian Payrolls with our out-sourced payroll bureau’s.
* To manage the HR, payroll and time and attendance system
* Manage the starter and leaver process from a HR and Payroll system perspective. Entering new starters onto the system and monitor temporary contracts and liaise with managers on employment extensions.
* Audit and monitor the holiday request process, ensuring managers are approving holidays on time in the HR system.
* To advise on and keep the company in compliance with changes in legislation and best practice and keep all payroll policies and procedures up to date.
* Calculation of payroll, tax, holiday pay etc.
* To provide advice or briefing sessions to staff and managers on pay as well as answering payroll queries in a timely manner.
* Delivering training sessions to Managers and Supervisors in relation to T & A.
* To assist in the administration of benefits schemes such as the pension, healthcare and Cycle to Work schemes.
* To assist with the implementation and drafting of payroll budgets, payroll calendars and reporting.
* Deliver the annual Gender Pay Gap report.
* Produce and present analytical reports for the HR function, including headcount report and statistical pay information.
* Conducting salary structure reviews.
* Look at ways to improve or streamline the payroll processes and system.
* Projects


* A nationally recognised payroll qualification
* Minimum of 5 years payroll experience
* Used to working in a fact paced environment within a growing company
* Experience of being solely responsible for full end to end in-house payroll
* Experience of Multi-Site Payroll
* Experience of Payroll and T&A implementation and integration
* Experience of T & A systems
* Experience of complex pay elements and allowances i.e. shift allowances
* Excellent attention to detail
* Mathematical aptitude and numerical skills
* Confidentiality and reliability
* Good time management and very organised
* Ability to manage own workload
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to pick up a new payroll system with ease, and train others in the use of the system
* Ability to maintain absolute discretion and maturity in handling sensitive/confidential data


* CIPP fully qualified or equivalent
* Experience of administering payroll for international employees
* Experience of Payroll Systems
* Experience of delivering and administering training programmes.
* Experience of working within a busy HR department
* A nationally recognised payroll qualification


* 25 days’ holidays (plus bank holidays)

* Salary Sacrifice
* Pension 5% Ee’s / 5% Er’s
* Potential bonus up to £2,500 – paid in February, prorate to start date
* Life insurance x 3
* Critical illness – £25k one off payment
* Bupa Medical



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