Job Description

  • Job Reference:968747JTR_1656934504

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Job Industry: Manufacturing

  • Contact Name: Jessica Townsend

  • Job Location: Greater-manchester

  • Job Title: Payroll & Expenses Manager

  • Job Salary: £38000 - £43000 Per Annum

Job Start Date: ASAP

My client is a production company looking for a Payroll & Expenses Manager on a permanent basis. Overseeing a rapidly growing payroll will be working on processing and paying a high volume payroll.

Job Description

Working as the Payroll & Expenses Manager, you will be responsible for a variety of different payrolls all with differing frequencies totalling 4000 employees alongside managing a team of up to 6 Payrollers

* Background in Payroll, Benefits management and HMRC regulations
* Excellent understanding of company benefits including pensions, car allowances, company cars, salary sacrifice arrangements
* Ability to support and direct internal expenses procedures in a UK and international capacity
* Responsibility for company fleet
* Ensure delivery against SLA’s in line with KPI’s
* Strategy & Vision
* Contribute and support the Head of Payroll, Fleet and Expenses with the development of operational/strategic plans
* Bring the department vision to life for direct reports
* People Leadership
* Set objectives
* 1:1’s, team meetings
* Co-ordinate the work
* Process Improvement
* Improvements to systems, structures, procedures and practises
* Drive team to create opportunities for process Improvement and change management
* Implement any changes to structures, procedures and practises
* Benchmark performance of team
* Provide subject matter expertise
* Control & Compliance
* Project work – benefits/ pay frequencies/ minimum wage changes

Essential Requirements

* Evidence of leading and developing a team
* Excellent Written and Verbal Communication skills
* Previous Shared Service Centre experience desirable
* Excellent planning and time management skills
* Substantial experience in both Payroll and benefits
* Experience of Fleet management
* Experience of international payrolls
* Working knowledge of SAP payroll
* Excellent stakeholder management skills
* Strong focus on control, reconciliation, performance management and improvement
* Must be CIPP qualified (to diploma level or beyond)
* Very strong attention to detail


* Flexible start times & hybrid working
* 25days plus bank and opportunity to buy
* Competitive salary
* Enhanced pension
* 25 days holiday (option to buy an additional 10)
* Employee discount scheme



Personal Details


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