Payroll Manager

  • Location

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum + + pension + bonus

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Are you a Payroll Manager looking to join a business with an outstanding reputation not only for the service they provide but also for their employee engagement and well being? Are you looking for an employer who will not only provide you with a secure and stable job but a company that offers long term career opportunities?

We are currently working with a fantastic business located in the heart of Edinburgh and therefore easily accessible with excellent public transport links. We are pleased to be partnering them on a rare opportunity as they recruit a new Payroll Manager into their team.
This is an all-encompassing Payroll role which will be fully responsible for managing their UK and overseas payroll. The successful candidate will report into a senior Manager and will manage a small team of Payroll Assistants.

Duties will include;

*Responsibility for managing UK and overseas payrolls
*Responsibility for the management of company share schemes and the processes adopted within the team
*Responsible for pension processes within the payroll function
*Manage the payroll implications of salary exchange arrangements e.g. cycle to work, childcare vouchers
*Manage the payroll year end processes - liaising with auditors and external advisors
*Review payroll budget and forecast
*Preparation of information for gender pay gap review - manage and advise both internally and externally as necessary
*Manage the company pension scheme from an employment tax perspective - including obtaining advice as necessary and group communications.
*Key contact for HMRC for employment tax
*Responsible for the tax year end submissions and any related correspondence with HMRC
*Maintaining company PAYE settlement agreement
*Ensure submission of annual P11D forms

Aside from the above duties the successful candidate will have a very close link to the HR team with support for the issuing of new starter information and contracts. You'll also work really closely with HR to ensure that a fully collaborative approach is taken with regards to employee benefits and rewards.

Suitable applications will;

-Be able to demonstrate in-depth UK payroll understanding including all tax, deductions and legislation
-Have excellent leadership experience with proven experience managing a team
-Have excellent communication skills with the ability to manage stakeholder relationships
-Have strong systems skills, the ideal candidate will have experience implementing or upgrading payroll systems or will have implemented new processes to improve efficiency

For more information please contact Kayley Haythornthwaite

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions www.sewellwallis.co.uk