Payroll Manager - Immediate Start - Newbury

Posted 99 days ago
£18.00-£20.00 per hour
Closing Date: 20 May 2021
Full Time

Our client, a local government organisation is looking to recruit a payroll manager within their HR function. This is an ongoing temporary role.


- Initially for a two to six period, may lead to other opportunities thereafter.

- £18ph, there is room for negotiation for the right candidate.

- Weekly pay

- Holiday pay on top

- Immediate start

- Friendly working and supportive environment


  • Leading and managing the payroll team ensuring the department is meeting objectives in place.
  • Ensuring employees are paid on time and accurately.
  • Providing advice to department members and other colleagues regarding all payroll matter
  • Overseeing all aspects of the department function including payment of wages, PAYE tax, third party payments plus year-end processing and payroll reports
  • Thorough understanding of statutory maternity and sickness guidelines as well as keeping up to date with regulatory and legislative changes.
  • Maintaining and development relationship with both internal and external customers primary contact for auditors when required
  • Promoting the organisation and department by consistently upholding high standards and best practices in line with organisation and government guidelines


  • Professional Payroll Qualification ( CIPP) or equivalent
  • AAT or equivalent qualification
  • Ideally a minimal of 5 yrs experience working in payroll function, handling end to end payroll function and confident doing so.
  • Detailed knowledge of year end processes and confident writing and producing reports related to payroll and pensions on a monthly basis as required by legislation.
  • Able to lead team members and support them in their daily duties, including performance reviews if required.
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Thorough understanding of HMRC rules
  • ResourceLink experience, Local Government Experience and Schools experience in that order of preference would be highly desirable.
  • Excellent computer skills able to pick up new systems and packages with ease.

For full details please submit your cv.


Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £18.00-£20.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday


  • Payroll: 1 year (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

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