Senior Payroll Advisor

Anderson Wright Consulting
10 Mar 2018
08 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting for a Senior Payroll Advisor for our client who are a leading FTSE 250 PLC.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a new team due to a relocation of the function, a Senior Payroll Advisor for our client provides an efficient and effective payroll service and first-line support to a large number of UK businesses within the Group, covering approx. 5,500 employees.

If you are an experienced Payroll Advisor who wants to work for a leading organisation with a nationwide presence then this could be the role for you!

The key responsibilities will include:

* The Senior Payroll Advisor will work towards and achieve SLA’s to effectively support employees and managers, providing a great customer experience throughout all aspects of employees pay.
* Ensuring accurate, timely and efficient processing of all aspects of the monthly payroll for employees and the company.
* Assisting the Payroll Manager in day to day operational responsibilities of the payroll function.
* Taking full responsibility for all payroll actions relating to a specific business area.
* Managing absences within a specific business area, liaising with the relevant business HR teams team where necessary.
* Supporting the overall success in meeting and exceeding all Payroll Team SLA’s.
* Supporting and managing all aspects relating to annual tasks. For example; Tax Year End, P11d production and PSA.
* Working with and supporting business process improvements with other departments such as Finance and Transport to ensure all relevant payroll records are accurate. For example, Company Car details. General Ledger etc.
* Supporting the implementation of HR & Payroll systems upgrades & updates including UAT testing
* Acting as the first point of contact for all internal enquiries relating to Payroll by phone, email and face to face as required.
* Being the first point of contact for queries relating to the Employee and Manager Self-Service system, troubleshooting possible system or accessing issues by effectively utilising the guides and your own experience to resolve queries, escalating to the HR Administration or Group HR Systems team(s) where required. You will also support in the testing of upgrades to the software.
* Assisting the wider HR function with any payroll related queries and calculations.
* Running weekly expense runs on a rota basis from start to finish, inclusive of the production of the nominal ledger.

The Person;

* The successful candidate will have similar experience within Payroll
* Ideally have experience of running International Payrolls, specifically Ireland, however this is not essential
* CIPP qualification desirable but not essential
* Experience of CoreHR Software although training will be provided
* Experience of working with high volumes or work
* Excellent customer service skills with a strong customer focus.
* Enjoys fact-finding and resolving queries.
* Gains satisfaction from completing high volumes of transactional work.
* Takes responsibility for own workload and is proud to do a good job, whilst also being aware of, and supporting, the overall team priorities and workload
* A high level of accuracy within a fast-paced and pressurised environment with a positive can-do attitude.
* Live within a commutable distance to Birmingham

In return our client offers;

* A competitive basic salary;
* A discretionary company bonus scheme;
* A contributory pension scheme;
* Free parking at the office;
* 31 days’ annual leave (including bank holidays), with the opportunity to purchase extra days;
* A generous colleague discount for use across all the brands (including showrooms);
* A great choice of flexible benefits including childcare vouchers and the opportunity to lease a brand-new car through one of the salary sacrifice schemes;
* Access to huge range of fantastic retail discounts and cashback offers via the employee benefits site;
* An array of training and development programmes to help you progress your career.

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