Payroll Manager

35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
06 Jun 2021
04 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Axon Moore are working with one of the UK's leading Independent retailers. They are recruiting for an Assistant Payroll Manager to join the Finance team located at our Head Office in Trafford Park, Manchester to support with the full payroll process across 4 separate company payrolls.

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated individual who is looking to continue their career within payroll and be part of a successful fast paced retail and wholesale business with ambitious growth plans. By supporting with the provision of a top class payroll service to the group, you will really make a difference to our business. Alongside your day to day duties you will also be involved in a number of exciting projects such as the implementation of a new HR and Payroll system.


Lead on the preparation of monthly payroll(s)(payrolls include a mix of hourly paid and salaried staff)
To deal with and action all payroll queries associated with the above
Starter forms: Review details and input to payroll / WFM system. Calculate pro rate salaries.
Leaver forms: Review and input to payroll / WFM system. Calculate holiday balances and pro rate salaries.
Amendment forms: Review and input to payroll / WFM system. Adjust hours for mid period changes, calculate back pay if necessary.
Collate, check and import store hours / warehouse overtime.
To deal with and action all payroll queries associated with the above.
Monitor and process hourly rate increases for 'under 21' employees.
Calculation of all taxes and statutory payments (NI, PAYE, SSP, SMP etc)
Deputise for Group Payroll Manager in completing monthly payroll sign off duties - pension assessment / payroll update / payroll reports to FC / BACS export.
Production and distribution of pay slips and P45's
Liaise with third parties, i.e. HMRC P32 - FPS - EPS reconciliation and submission / Court Orders etc.
Interface with HR function and key contacts across the group
Support on testing and implementation of new HR / Payroll system

Solid payroll experience of at least two years in a similar environment
SAGE (ideally SAGE 50)/Core HR would be beneficial
Intermediate or advanced Excel skills
CIPP qualified
Experience in a multi-site retail environment desirable
IT Literate - excellent working knowledge of word, excel, email, internet etc
Works well under pressure and to tight deadlines
Flexible, professional, resilient
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Possesses a high level of confidentiality and sensitivity
Able to work well on own initiative and takes a pro-active approach to their work
Able to communicate with senior stakeholders within the business
Reporting to the Financial Controller, you can expect to join a team who work hard to achieve results and are focused to ensure a great customer experience. We offer very competitive salaries, along with flexible working options including early finishes and duvet days. In addition, we further offer generous staff discount and an employee assistance programme

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