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      Payroll Manager

      Lucy Rider

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      Lucy Rider

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      Greater London



      Job Status

      Permanent / Full Time

      Broster Buchanan are privileged to be partnered with Nationwide Health and Social Care Charity to recruit a Payroll Manager to their team to be based out of their London offices on a Hybrid basis.  
      Who you’ll be working for

      This charity is committed to enabling people with disabilities to live the life they want to lead. 

      We work to promote independence for individuals who deserves a better life towards their day to day activities. We believe that the people we support have the right to a full and flourishing life. They deserve the very best in service delivery. Driven by our core values, enabling inclusive and courageous in all that we do.

      The role – Payroll Manager
      Whilst what we do as a job will vary from company to company and from role to role, the one consistent thing across every employee is that we all want to receive our pay on a timely basis without errors and so really the role of Payroll Manager is one of the most vital roles of any organisation! 

      You’ll be someone who is committed to leading, managing and developing your team of payroll offices and will be committed to working with the Finance Director to identify and implement improvements to payroll processes and to the payroll system to make both your job and that of your team as smooth and error free as possible.

      What you’ll be doing:

      You’ll be holding a critical role as Payroll Manager and take full responsibility for the accurate completion of the monthly payroll cycle for all staff ensuring that sufficient checks are carried out through payroll reports to ensure the accuracy of pay and will also ensure that RTI submissions and payments to HMRC are made on time.

      Compliance with pension auto enrolment duties will also form a key part of your role, including re-enrolment. You’ll make sure submissions are uploaded to pension portals and payments are made to the providers in a timely manner. Reconcile pension payments promptly and resolve any discrepancies.

      You’ll lead and oversee the processing of all changes into the payroll system including starters, leavers, employment changes, sickness, family leave, adhoc payment and deductions, timesheets and tax code changes. You’ll ensure that overpayment recalculations are carried out, checked for accuracy and notified to the relevant parties in a timely manner.   

      You’ll lead on providing payroll systems support to the team such as troubleshooting, investigating and resolving issues. Liaising with systems support, both internally and externally, to ensure issues are raised and resolved and you’ll make sure that all members of the payroll team have sufficient system training.

      You will keep the payroll processes under review and will seek to identify ways in which they could be improved and made more efficient to improve the quality and accuracy of data collected and processed by the Payroll and People & Change functions. 

      You will be the face of the payroll department as a point of contact for all payroll queries from employees, management and the payroll team. You’ll deal with all queries in a timely, efficient, professional and confidential manner.

      You’ll use your communication skills to liaise with HMRC, DWP, HM Courts Service and other external agencies in relation to any queries relating to payroll and employees 

      What you’ll need to offer:

      As an experienced Payroll Manager you’ll ideally have a payroll qualification from CIPP or other professional body and will have honed your payroll experience across a large and complex payroll with detailed experience of UK payroll including PAYE, National Insurance and statutory payments. Ideally you’ll have experience of pensions including auto enrolment.

      You’ll have previous experience of leading, managing and developing a payroll team.

      Ideally you’ll have previous payroll experience gained within a Social or Health Care or Education sector, but any relevant complex payroll experience of organisations with over 1000 employees would also be considered.

      As an individual you’ll have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written and will be self-motivated and pro-active with the ability to be flexible and adapt to the changing needs and demands of the organisation

      You’ll be confident in forming relationships with stakeholders across the business and will be able to identify and propose solutions to a problem

      You’ll have an exceptional attention to detail and accuracy whilst maintaining the ability to prioritise workloads and a commitment to team working.

      What’s in it for you:

      As a package many of the best perks of this role are those you can’t put a price on:

      • Pleasant office environment with parking and close to London Greenwich Underground Station and other public transport links and an ongoing commitment to hybrid working so for 2 – 3 days per week you might not have a very long walk to your office at all! There is also parking available onsite.
      • The positive sense of purpose that the work you do will all contribute to enabling people with disabilities to live the life they want to lead. 
      • A 35 hour working week as standard, of course being in a management role within payroll will mean occasional longer days, but this is an organisation where you aren’t continuously obliged to work overtime on a weekly basis.
      • A real commitment to all staff for continuous personal development and training, you can drive what this might look like for you.
      • 25 days paid annual leave + bank holidays
      • Contributory pension scheme
      • Personal support provided via access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
      • A disability confident employer
      • A salary of c£46,000 – £52,000 depending upon experience