Head of Payroll

  • Location

    Chertsey, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chris Tuckerman

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Great opportunity with a leading brand in Surrey and I am keen to speak with senior payroll rofessionals with large team management experience:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivery of a complex payroll service, in accordance with the payroll calendar, and in a compliant, effective and accurate manner
  • Set, deliver and manage the ongoing delivery of clear KPIs for the in-house payroll team
  • Internal stakeholder management including at a senior level, in particularly with the Operational Business Managers and Directors via Monthly payroll operational calls
  • Manage, coach and develop a team of c 7-8 employees
  • Exposure and understanding of ADP Payroll system, and the interaction of HRIS (Workday) and Payroll systems
  • Be the centre of knowledge for technical payroll and legislative matters, working closely with the HR and Finance teams to ensure compliance
  • Checking and auditing of all payrolls, ensuring legislative compliance
  • Preparation and processing of PAYE payroll including holiday pay, P45s and wage slips
  • Accountable for the accurate processing of pensions and Benefits working with the HR Shared Services team in support of the administration
  • Work with other key departments. for example Fleet, to ensure clear processes, accountabilities and delivery of SLAs in support of management of benefits and costs
  • Work with Finance to deliver monthly reports and controls including the GL reports
  • Develop robust relationships with the India Service Desk(ISC) to ensure that weekly timesheets are transmitted in accordance with agreed SLAs in support of time and project allocation activities
  • Always ensure 100% compliance and regularly conduct audits and business risk reviews as part of a robust culture of compliance and business improvements
  • Be an expert payroll practitioner and actively share knowledge and experience to develop the Payroll team
  • Ensure Payroll transactions and processing are carried out in a controlled and efficient manner.
  • Be accountable for ongoing process improvement projects to improve performance in Payroll, Pensions and HR Administration activities and processes
  • Deliver a project to enable the transition of accurate and automated processing of weekly engineer timesheets from manual submissions to electronic submissions from their current field mobility tool
  • Working with the KONE global IT team, accountable for the development and effective operation of an interface, between the payroll IT system and the Workday HR system
  • Fully accountable for any outsourced payroll functionality within any subsidiary businesses in the UK, including the completion of regular audits and checks.
  • Accountable for regular audits and a process of compliance and control
  • Ensure all year-end reporting is completed accurately and timely
  • Highlight any improvements in process and/or structure that will have an impact on team capacity, future resourcing; in particular in view of business continuity and resilience arrangements to ensure any risk is reduced
  • Experience of operating as a Senior Business Partner and member of the HR leadership team, working collaboratively to ensure people processes are efficient and data is accurate
  • Ensures that the team gathers all relevant data for payroll purposes in accordance with process and approval matrices.
  • Manage the team to provide payroll data to an external supplier.
  • Ensures that payroll transactions are completed in accordance with the given deadlines.
  • Either directly or via the support of their team ensure that all employee queries are logged and responded to within published SLAs

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