Payroll Manager Role - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire - £28,000 - £34,000 per annum - Education Sector - Hays
Your new company
Hays Accountancy & Finance are recruiting for a prestigious and well-established Educational organisation for experienced and dynamic Payroll Manager. An exciting permanent position based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire reporting directly into the HR Director and overseeing a small payroll team. This payroll manager role is offering a competitive package including a generous holiday allowance and pension scheme. You will be responsible for the preparation of financial analysis on pay information, developing a newly implemented payroll systems (iTrent) and continued roll out of employee self-service modules.
Your new role
Your key duties will include assisting and overseeing the payroll officer in the end to end processing of monthly payrolls (apox 650 employees), reconciling the payroll related accounts, preparing the payroll information and reporting, as well as administering the pension schemes and year-end submissions. You will drive forward existing projects to maximise newly implemented systems (iTrent), manage external relationships with providers of software, employee benefits and pensions along with assisting in analysis of staff costings. You will be expected to streamline payroll processes, deal with all staff related payroll queries and oversee the processing of starters, leavers, pension deductions, contract changes, SSP and SMP calculations.
What you'll need to succeed
For this exciting Senior Payroll position you must have experience within a similar role and be able to work in an environment with complexity of roles, hours, pay arrangements and work patterns with the ability to calculate pay manually. You will have comprehensive working knowledge of payroll systems, analysis and reporting skills, business payroll/hr process improvement experience and strong communication skills. It would be advantageous if you have knowledge of iTrent systems, system implementation/project management, people management skills and have worked within the education sector.
What you'll get in return
This analytical Payroll Manager role is offering a salary of £28,000 - £34,000 per annum based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire with competitive benefits including extremely generous holiday allowance, contributed pension scheme, on-site parking and more. A great opportunity to really add value and influence the organisation in a varied and hands-on permanent payroll position.
What you need to do now
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