Assistant Payroll Manager

Rochdale, Greater Manchester
£35000 - £42000 per annum
15 Jul 2019
08 Aug 2019
Louisa McEvoy
Contract type
Part time
Experience level

A driven and confident Assistant Payroll Manager is required for a 9 month FTC based in Rochdale. This is a great opportunity to join a worldwide retail business that continues to take the market by storm. This role involves, overseeing a team of 16 and the successful candidate will be assisting with weekly and monthly payroll.

Client Details

A worldwide retail company are looking for an experienced Assistant Payroll Manager to join their site in Rochdale. This is an exciting time for this successful business who are undergoing fantastic growth. This opportunity is a 9 month FTC to assist the Payroll Manager in implementing a new payroll system.


Assistant Payroll Manager duties include:

  • Oversee a team of 16
  • Ensure the payroll team are working efficiently
  • Ensure even distribution of wok amongst employees
  • Review payroll prior to submitting
  • Review and process pension arrangements, student loans, SMP, SPP and SSP
  • Processing/ Reviewing all payroll month-end procedures
  • Liaising with tax authorities
  • Investigating and resolving payroll queries
  • Maintaining professional payroll knowledge - UK, Jersey & IOM and EIRE jurisdictions
  • Process head office and other confidential payroll duties
  • Carry out adhoc projects/ improvements with the payroll department


The successful Payroll Assistant Manager will have/be:

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Proven experience of managing a team
  • Knowledge of Pension schemes is advantageous
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Desirable but not essential experience of working on Sage and or Core HR systems

Job Offer

  • Monday to Friday
  • £35,000 - £42,000
  • Staff discount

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