Group Payroll Manager

The Access Group
24 Nov 2021
29 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
What are we all about?

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 47,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive.

The Role

If you are a person who thrives in a fast-paced organisation, hands on and with the ability to deliver high quality outputs under changing landscape, you will thrive in this role. You need to have an inquisitive mind and hunger to constantly improve process and outputs. This role requires a natural leader where the team can learn from and aspire to.

You will be responsible for managing the main Group payroll and expenses. The Group is highly acquisitive, the role will entail integrating payroll processes from these acquisitions.


• Manage the payroll and expenses' function team. Currently the team consists of 4, to process payrolls in the UK, Ireland and Spain covering c.3,000 employees through our own in-house system.
• Ensure that all month end & year end processes are completed on time and accurately.
• Deal with all HMRC PAYE related correspondence - UK
• Deal with all ROS PAYE related correspondence - Ireland
• Dealing with the Spanish payroll bureau
• Onboard acquisitions into the Access payroll
• Statutory payments, BIK and payrolling benefits
• To manage and improve current processes to ensure best practice, is followed which will include working with Development Team
• Liaise with Access' current employee benefits advisor
• Pension administration, knowledge of different types of pension schemes (salary sacrifice, net, qualifying earnings)
• Liaise with HR department and employees to help resolve all payroll related queries
• Administer all other payroll related payments including GAYE and DEO's
• Assisting with any payroll audits
• Office for National Statistics returns
• Adhoc projects

Key experience & skills required:

• Experienced in processing high volume payrolls using an in-house system
• Understanding all payroll legislation, manual calculations and RTI
• Good excel skills
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Integrity and the ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information maturely.
• Good time management, a self-starter and curious.

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