Payroll Manager

Hays Building
£40000.0 - £45000.0 per annum + £40K-£45K pro rata
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Job position
General Manager
Contract Type
Part Time
Job Function

Job Details

Your new company
Our long-life partner client is currently looking for a Payroll Manager or a Payroll Supervisor to join their Organisation on a Part-Time basis which is 3 days a week with having an opportunity to do from home 1 day as well. Our client is a coeducational private day and boarding school in the British public school tradition, set in 440 acres in Ware, Hertfordshire. You will have a chance to work flexible hours as well: meaning you can start early and finish early or the other way around depending on your needs.
Your new role
As a Payroll Manager, you will be responsible to look after the payroll of 200–250 employees and manage everything with a payroll administrator that is going to work with you in the team.

  • Creation and maintenance of staff accounts within the finance system.
  • Preparation of maternity schedules/term time adjustments schedules.
  • Process pay increases and or changes.
  • Process tax code changes/ student loan deductions.
  • Enrol members into the TP and Standard Life Pension schemes and manage the auto enrolment process for opt outs.
  • Process timesheets.
  • Calculate salaries for part time/ pro rata staff.
  • Create salary sacrifice calculations.
  • Run payroll routine within finance package.
  • Review the monthly payroll data with Deputy Bursar.
  • Create monthly supplier payment requests for Pensions/Taxation and attachment of earnings.
  • Generate and distribute monthly payslips/P45, annual P60.
  • Send payroll bacs file via payment software.
  • Submission of RTI and MCR reports.
  • Submission of Standard Life pension deductions.
  • Generate payroll period end.
  • Dealing with payroll queries.
  • Reconciliation of monthly payroll reports to nominal ledger.
  • Complete annual P11D returns.
  • Monthly variance analysis actual results to payroll budget.
  • Assist Deputy Bursar with termly payroll salary forecasts.
  • Assist Deputy Bursar with the production of the annual payroll budget.
  • Providing cover during staff absence and leave.
  • Dealing with mail, opening and sorting.
  • Maintaining efficient filing and other information systems.
  • Carrying out general office duties, including photocopying and filing

What you'll need to succeed

  • Proven experience as a payroll manager or similar role
  • Current knowledge of payroll procedures and related laws
  • Excellent understanding of multi-location payroll and taxes
  • Familiarity with payroll software/ HRIS (e.g. SAP, ADP, Kronos) and MS Office (especially Excel)
  • A keen eye for detail
  • An analytical mind and good maths skills
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral)
  • Organisational and leadership skills

What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available,
Pro rata salary of £40,000- £45,000

  • Excellent catering facilities including school lunches during term time when the kitchens are open. Cakes and biscuits during break times in the staff common room and hot drinks machines.
  • Use of the College sports facilities when not in use by students, including the gym.
  • Free parking.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discretionary closure of the College between Christmas and New Year (in addition to annual leave).
  • An increase to 25 days'(FTE) annual leave following 5 years' service plus public holidays.
  • Lieu time is accrued when working beyond contractual hours. These hours can be taken off throughout the year, in addition to annual leave.
  • Pension: Employee contribution 4% College contribution 8.5%.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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