Payroll Manager

£45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
28 Jun 2022
05 Jul 2022
JN -062022-5665193
Mary Cotter
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Recruiting for a talented Payroll Manager to join the finance division of this growing financial services business. Excellent scope for career development and generous compensation package. Remote working (1 day per month in office) or Hybrid.

Client Details

Financial Services business with offices in London. Fast growing.


Reporting to the Finance Director, working in a team of 8, you will have full responsibility for driving the UK only payroll while working closely with the Human Resources team (inc. process documentation, execution, control dashboards)

Duties include:

  • Act as primary point of contact for all employees regarding questions related to payroll
  • Close liaison with the HR team to ensure all payroll inputs are accurate
  • Prepare and execute the payroll through the system and ensure payments are done on time
  • Prepare payroll related reports for senior management, finance department and other recipients
  • Contribute to updates on payroll related policies
  • Liaising with external payroll advisors on payroll technical matters
  • Design and run a project to evaluate the appropriateness of the payroll system and recommend which
    payroll system to use going forward
  • Process taxes and payment of employee benefits, including share options
  • Deal with all HMRC, pensions, monthly/annual submissions (P11d, PSA and ERS, etc.) and queries
  • Review annual tax reporting ensuring accuracy including, not limited to P60's


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of payroll and payroll regulations
  • Proven experience as a payroll manager/analyst of running all aspects of an inhouse payroll solution
  • Understanding of share options
  • Team player
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision but be a strong team player
  • Payroll Qualification (CIPP or equivalent) or studying towards a Payroll Qualification
  • Good understanding of UK payroll taxes

Job Offer

Competitive salary and generous bonus

Extensive benefits package

Generous annual leave entitlement

Option to work fully remotely or hybrid (min. 1 day per month in office)

Career development potential as the business is forecasting strong growth

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