Payroll Manager - Wetherby

C£30k - Accounting
Ref: 904 Date Posted: Monday 09 May 2022
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Suitable for: Payroll Manager or Payroll Team Leader / Senior Payroll Administrator / Payroll Supervisor

Location: Wetherby, West Yorkshire

Salary:  Up to £30k

Our client is a privately-owned company specialising in payroll services nationwide. Due to continued success, they are looking to recruit a Payroll Manager where you will be required to manage, direct, control and process the company’s payroll and all other payroll related duties together with managing a small team of Payroll Administrators.

This role is a full time, permanent role with a 40-hour working week.


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a payroll position such as Payroll Manager, Payroll Supervisor, Payroll Team Leader
  • Team management experience (small team of around 5)
  • End to end payroll processing experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills


  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work with the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly numerate
  • Ability to work to very tight deadlines
  • Good communicator and personable
  • Process driven


As Payroll Manager, your role will include, but not be limited to the following –

  • Co-ordination and management of entire payroll function.
  • Manage and supervise all other members of the payroll team.
  • Assist with administering payrolls as required.
  • Projects as required, ie. continual improvement and standardisation of payroll operations and systems and reduction of errors and inaccuracies
  • Reporting, processing and compilation of all payroll reports/rebate summary and any other specific payroll data required.
  • Processing of all other invoices that support the payroll function.
  • Calculation and payment of additional ad hoc payments/SSP etc.
  • Liaison with clients and workers regarding pay enquiries/queries and effective resolution of any issues.
  • Manage and oversee the reconciliation of invoices/payments in where necessary and assist with recording and chasing any outstanding invoices.
  • Completion and filing of weekly, monthly and yearly reports.
  • Updating and maintaining payroll records/holiday/personnel files.
  • Ensuring adequate staff levels to cover for absences and peaks in workload.
  • Carrying out staff appraisals, managing performance and disciplining staff.
  • Delegating work to staff and managing their workload and output.
  • Ensure all telephone calls are answered in a polite and professional manner.
  • Adhere to the requirements of the Data Protection Act at all times.
  • Attend weekly management meetings as required. Raise and discuss all relevant topics affecting the business and communicate any action points generated as a result of the meeting with the team, for completion by the next meeting.
  • Identify training needs throughout the department and the means to fulfil them.
  • Provide coaching and on the job training.
  • Create an environment which promotes employee morale and encourages the team to have high levels of productivity.
  • Assist in the recruitment of new members of the team which should be carried out effectively and in accordance with company procedures, best practice and legal requirements.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures, and employment law are observed at all times.  

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note:  You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application can be considered

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