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Payroll Manager

Hays Senior Finance
England, Oxford, Oxfordshire
GBP45000.00 - GBP55000.00 per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2023

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Construction and property
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Payroll and Benefits Manager, Oxford

Your new company

A construction consultancy business based in North Oxford.

Your new role

  • Ensure the smooth running of payroll for circa 1000 employees
  • Take full ownership for the execution of payroll, pension, HMRC payments and benefit schemes
  • Liaise with our outsourced payroll provider Cascade
  • Ensure that the appropriate checks and reconciliations take place to support effective payroll controls in line with team performance standards
  • Data input as required for P11Ds, tax year end, P60s, PSAs etc. and act as the main point of contact on benefits
  • Work with the Head of Reward to review the current benefit offering and offer suggestions
  • Manage audit requests both internally and externally, ensuring swift delivery of documents/data required
  • Proactively streamline processes and systems to improve ways of working and make them more efficient and scalable as the business grows
  • Be accountable for data integrity in systems, embedding robust quality assurance and control mechanisms into new processes to ensure compliance and exemplary data management
  • Complete compliance audits in conjunction with key stakeholders, ensuring the relevant employee documents and systems are maintained and accurate
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and legal requirements, including tax and pay law changes, as well as all related aspects of GDPR
  • Manage a Payroll Advisor by setting a great personal example, enabling the individual to do their best work and helping them to grow and develop

What you'll need to succeed

  • A proven track record in managing payroll
  • Experience of RTI, P60s, P11Ds, PSA and dealing with HMRC
  • An ability to operate a broad range of computer packages, including advanced skills in current Microsoft applications and familiarity with HRIS
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex payroll concepts to non-payroll stakeholders
  • Knowledge of GDPR and implications for HR processes and data management
  • The ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment and to work collaboratively to drive results and support the wider team and business objectives

What you'll get in return

  • Flexible hours and hybrid working
  • Life insurance
  • Private healthcare
  • And much more

What you need to do now
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