Payroll & Benefits Manager

Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes
£38000 - £43000 per annum
30 Sep 2019
30 Oct 2019
Sebastian Hannelly
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time

Leading international engineering company in Milton Keynes are on the lookout for an experienced payroll manager to join their retail division and lead a team of five.

Client Details

We are partnering exclusively with this leading international engineering company with regional offices based in Milton Keynes! Recent acquisitions have created exciting opportunities across a number of different business functions, and this represents an exciting time to join the business.


Payroll & Benefits Manager Responsibilities:

  • Drive effective working of the Payroll Operational teams - to ensure consistent seamless deliver of end to end life cycle process.
  • Ensure effective control points and quality checks are carried out against defined payroll processes - and all findings are acted upon.
  • Build an effective team who work collaboratively to ensure seamless payroll service delivery
  • Manage team Service Requests and ensure effective resolution is carried out every time within Service Level Agreements
  • Be first point of contact for relevant service line escalations; investigating and resolving in line with escalations process
  • Effective people management; including performance and absence management as well as investigations of any conduct issues.
  • Conducting PDRs and Career Conversations
  • Communicate regularly with stakeholders to support partnership working
  • Ensure accurate and timely delivery of all payroll services - every time
  • Ensure compliance, control and governance at all times
  • Provide data and reports as and when requested
  • Drive and embed continuous improvement and documented processes and controls
  • Develop and coach payroll team members - improving departmental knowledge and expertise and enabling succession planning
  • Produce monthly performance statistics for review with Service Delivery Manager


Payroll & Benefits Manager Requirements:

  • UK Payroll experience including multiple currencies and legislation
  • Robust excel and computerised systems skills
  • Experience of working on a multi-site based payroll service
  • Ability to adapt to changing environment and support of multiple sites under tight deadlines
  • Highly proficient in interpreting payroll rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of pension schemes, practices and pension scheme administration
  • Educated to professional level qualification in Payroll relevant subject(s) and have a minimum of 5 years+ experience of payroll practice (desirable)

Job Offer

Whats on Offer?

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Opportunity to work for international leading business
  • On-site parking

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