Head of Payroll Full Time

  • Metzger Search and Selection

  • Midlands | £65,000 - £75,000 plus car and benefits

Role Title: Head of Payroll
Salary: £65,000-£75,000 plus car, benefits

Location: Midlands


Our client is one of the leading multi-channel and multi-site businesses in the UK.  As they continue to grow, they are looking to recruit an experienced Head of Payroll to lead the payroll team.


Reporting into the Chief Financial Officer, in this newly created role, you will be responsible for managing the payroll function at both a strategic and operational level.  Using your breadth and depth of experience and knowledge, you will take responsibility for identifying and delivering key process improvements and system projects.  As an experienced Payroll professional, you will have the gravitas and leadership credentials to influence stakeholders at all levels.


Responsibilities include:

Ensuring the continuous development of the payroll function across multiple payrolls
Relevant and timely reporting to authorities including all year end procedures
Evaluating the current payroll software/system and implementing recommendations
Ensuring payroll compliance and that all statutory reporting deadlines are met
Leading, coaching and developing the payroll team

Ensuring clear communication and collaboration with other departments


Candidate requirements:


Progressive track record within large organisations, preferably in a multi-channel environment
CIPP Qualification
Advanced knowledge of data analytical tools and experience with multiple software systems
Experience in project management, process improvement and implementation of new systems
Methodical and systematic approach with effective and timely decision-making skills
Minimum of 10 years + experience of managing payroll teams of scale
Collaborative in style with the ability to inspire, empower and provide clear direction
Experience of leading change and effective stakeholder management
If this sounds of interest please send your CV in Word format, quoting reference 277842/38/LT/HM detailing your current remuneration package and availability. If your application is of interest, one of our Consultants will be in touch.


We regret we cannot take telephone enquiries relating to this vacancy, due to the high level of responses expected.

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