Payroll Manager

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing & Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, 7% pension + remote working

  • Contact:

    John O´Brien

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Payroll Manager £45k + 10% bonus, 7% pension and remote working - Leicestershire

A leading UK manufacturer based in Leicestershire seek an experienced Payroll Manager to head up and lead their payroll function.

This is a brand new role reporting into the Head of HR Ops and will be managing a team of 2.

Please note: My client are offering and agile working pattern of 1 day in the office per week.

Main responsibilities:

  • Managing and overseeing the day to day payroll activity (Zellis is the provider)
  • Being the main escalation point for any payroll related questions or queries
  • Ensure the smooth running of the monthly payrolls as well as any payroll related changes or calculations
  • Overseeing a payroll offering of 1500 UK employees across 32 national sites
  • Managing and developing a team of 2 payroll professionals
  • Managing the Auto Enrolment administration process
  • Ensuring submission of the monthly BACS files
  • Oversee all annual payroll activity P11d and PSA submissions
  • Looking at ways to improve the payroll process through "Change"
  • Implementing new frameworks to cover risk
  • Support the Reward team with Annual Salary Review and Annual Benefit renewals


  • Must be an experienced Payroll Manager along with managing and developing teams
  • Must have experience in change management to improve payroll offerings
  • Be a strong business partner and build relationships internally with HR, Reward and Finance
  • Vendor management skill set
  • Excellent communication skills

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.