Payroll Supervisor- Peterborough

22000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP25000/annum free parking
07 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Transactional & Payroll Supervisor

Reports to - Finance Director


To hold end to end responsibility for the payroll function including the imminent role out of Auto Enrolment pension. To act as supervisory support for the transactional team covering all entities within the Progressive Group.


To provide a complete payroll for all staff (approx. 60 employees), ensuring accurate, compliant and timely delivery. Ensuring that RTI submissions & PAYE payments are completed on time. To assist with the imminent roll-out of Auto Enrolment pension. (Sage Payroll)

As Supervisor of the transactional team it is your responsibility to support them to deliver month end time table and to support them in their responsibilities.



* Collate and collect commission data from other departments to update each monthly payroll
* To update the payroll files accurately, issue payslips and run required reporting.
* To load the payroll file onto the bank for authorisation.
* To prepare and post the payroll journals to the accounting system which includes some Inter-Company recharge transactions (SAGE)
* To issues Sales invoices for the re-charges for the transactional teams to post as part of the month end.
* Reconcile payroll accounts in all entities as part of the month end process.
* Ensure RTI and pension upload is completed monthly
* Ensure timely payment of P32 & pension liability.
* To participate in the ongoing AE Pension project to ensure we successfully hit our staging dates for our various entities.
* Carry out Payroll Year End including issue of P11D
* Calculate and ensure payment of Class 1A NICS
* Issue monthly Dividend Statements from templates.

Transactional Supervision

* To supervise and mentor for Sales & Purchase ledger, banking and nominal transactions.
* To oversee and support the transactional team to deliver accurate information and stay within their Month End Time Table.
* A good all round knowledge of accounting transactions is required as there will be emphasis on training the transactional team over time to encourage independent working.
* Oversee Credit Control function and maintain Debtor days per company policy.
* Review and authorise the reconciliations of the Transactional team in line with month end process rules
* Review & Authorise weekly payment runs, ready for onward authorisation by MA / FD
* To oversee and improve where necessary the purchase order system, and to ensure that company policy in regard to expenditure is followed correctly.
* Be able to cover for the transactional team in times of absence
* To collate VAT returns and reporting for authorisation and submission.

Additional Responsibilities

* Attend weekly feedback meetings with the Finance Director

* Liaise and co-operate with other departments
* Attend all relevant training courses
* Understand and implement new skills
* Maintain a professional and co-operative relationship with all team members
* Maintain and improve systems document

* Actively learn and self improve
* Effectively liaise with marketing, events & sales dept
* Emanate Progressive values of Progressive, Innovative, Personal, Prepared

Key Responsibility Areas (KRA's)

* Accurate Purchase & Sales reporting, banking & credit card reconciliations.
* Fully Vat conversant to ensure compliant Vat returns.
* End to end Payroll responsibility.
* Mentoring transactional team.
* Display the team value and culture at all times