Payroll Manager / Office Manager

Posted 2 February by Hollyfield Personnel Easy Apply

Our client in between Cannock and Lichfield is recruiting a Payroll Manager / Office Manager on a permanent basis

As the Payroll Manager you will be reporting directly to the Finance Manager and supervise a team of staff

Duties will include

  • Day to day supervision and management of employees
  • Liaising directly with and supporting the Finance Director.
  • Processing payroll for monthly salaried employees from start to finish, including dealing with queries.
  • Processing payroll for defined benefit pension scheme members by liaising directly with pension scheme administrator, including dealing with queries.
  • Co ordinating three other members of the wages team.
  • Performing more detailed wages work on one of the three departments, including checking start/finish times, allocating working times to specific roles to generate costing information,
  • Entering bonuses and other payments or deductions each week.
  • Running the whole weekly payroll, generating payslips, BACS payments etc.
  • Payments to Child Maintenance Service, council tax deductions, attachment of earnings orders etc.
  • First point of contact for payroll and pension related queries.
  • Liaising with internal HR function.

To be successful in the role, the right candidate must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Experience of managing an office team.
  • Conscientious, accurate and communicative team player who is able to lead a dedicated team in the processing of the weekly payroll (including some detailed weekly payroll processing).
  • Capable of self-management of designated workloads and coordinating others.
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach.
  • The ability to meet strict deadlines and to prioritise tasks.
  • Interest in developing systems and processes to enhance how we operate.
  • Flexible working attitude.
  • High numeracy skills.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office suite software, particularly Excel.

Knowledge of other software products used (Sage 1000, SnowdropKCS/Sage Payroll and Timeware (T&A system)) would be beneficial but not essential.

Salary and benefits package

The starting salary and benefits package of:

  • Salary of between £28,000 - £33,000 (depending on experience).
  • Productivity bonus - dependent upon production levels but c. £4,000 per annum.
  • Annual bonuses equating to one and a half weeks wage.
  • Membership Group Personal Pension Scheme - 4.5% employee / 5% employer.
  • Membership of Life Assurance and Income Protection schemes.

Other information

  • Of the 25 holiday days, 20 are fixed (Whitsun, 2 weeks in summer and Christmas), 5 are flexible
  • Occasional Bank Holiday / weekend working might be required but will be paid (any weekday overtime is covered by the salary).

Application process

  1. CV reviewed
  2. 1st interview with HR and current office supervisor
  3. 2nd interview with Finance Director

Reference: 34248291

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