Payroll Manager

Job Reference: PSS-12936

Location: Brunswick Street, Manchester

Closing Date: 12/11/2018

Salary: £40,792 to £50,132 per annum according to relevant experience.

Employment Type: Permanent

Faculty / Organisational Unit: Professional Support Services

Division: HR Services

Hours Per week: Full time

Contract Duration: Start date as soon as possible

 

Our hard-working team deliver 20 payrolls every month, supporting 17,000 staff including 5,000 casual workers, as well as processing high volumes of fees, expenses and claims.  We support the University’s strategic – and increasingly global – goals, keeping it safe while operating in a complex framework of UK and overseas payroll and finance regulations, and audit requirements of statutory bodies and funding partners.

You’ll help us deliver the payroll service that employees would expect of a leading, global university.  You’ll do this by maximising the use of technology, and developing your team to deliver excellence in all their personal interaction with our customers.

You are a professionally qualified (Chartered CIPP) Payroll Manager with in-depth, technical payroll knowledge (including international payroll) and experience of operational management of the payroll team in a similarly large, complex, organisation.  You have the skills to communicate and collaborate at all levels, and a commitment to work across departmental boundaries to deliver transformational change in the way our services are delivered.

When you’re with us, you’re not only working for the University, you’re working for people in our local communities and beyond, who benefit from our teaching, research and social responsibility. Here, no matter what your role or responsibilities, everyone works together with one common goal: to make great things happen. So join us, and take pride in the part you play.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the black and minority ethnic (BME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.  All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

he world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 38 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005. This year we were also named one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the 8th time.

What are key highlights of this role?

Our people are at the heart of our organisation. To enable their success and create a compelling employee experience we aim to build simple, clear and easy to use day to day operational HR and Payroll processes delivering them with consistent levels of excellent customer service.

The role will report to the Payroll Manager and be part of the HR Operations team.

What are the key duties of this role?

• Time & Attendence (T&A) Records: Utilises reports and interfaces from the Beauty Advisor T&A system (Tamigo). Ensure Northgate payroll system is accurately and promptly updated with correct hours worked,  absence and overtime codes. Checks work, correcting anomalies and identifies route causes and action plans to ensure mistakes do not re-occur.

• Commission Payments: Utilising Tamigo reports, ensure commission submissions are accurately uploaded to finance systems and updated into Northgate. Investigate anomalies with the Payroll Manager & Officer and where required make any corrective action necessary.

• Head Office & Field Payroll: Liaises with HRIS Specialist and AskHR team to ensure all monthly changes are interfaced from Saphir to Northagate. Ensure Northgate is accurately updated and calculates pay correctly.

• Starters: Ensure all starters are processed in a timely manner making sure the Northgate system is updated with full starter details to ensure each individuals first month’s salaries are processed correctly. Liaises with relevant HR and Business area to ensure all data required is available and correct.

• Leavers: Accurately process leaver requests, and ensure all  systems are up to date. Produce accurate and timely p45s and ensure these are supplied to leavers.

• Court Orders: Ensure that all Court orders are applied to the relevant pay period and deductions, and payments are made according to the order.

• Reconciliation: Reconcile all statutory and third party payments.

• Manual Calculation: Conducts standard and complex manual calculations where required (e.g. Holiday pay, Sickness, Overtime)

• Compliance: Ensure all L’Oreal group ‘norms’ and audit requirements are adhered to. Checks own work and reviews that of other Payroll Coordinators for accuracy. Identifies areas for improvement and recommends appropriate training and coaching where required.

• Identifies areas for improvement and recommends appropriate training and coaching where required.

• Customers: Provide an excellent level of customer service to all employees. Resolve specific pay queries, and provide standard information and share payroll expertise with employees.

• Continuous Improvement: Identify areas of potential greater efficiency including maximising the use of current systems / automating tasks, risks of process failure and general opportunities for process improvement. Focus on reducing Payroll error frequency and giving customer experience enhancement.

• The job requires much data transfer from csv files, into the Payroll system and manipulating data so that it can be moved from Tamigo and into Payroll, accurately and efficiently

What key skills are L’Oréal looking for? 

• Knowledge of UK & Ireland (including Jersey and Isle of Man) Payroll statutory regulations and can demonstrate practical application and implementation of these

• Excellent Excel skills, with working knowledge of v-lookup

• Previous experience of transactional Payroll excellence, ideally in a retail or high volume environment.

• Focus on attention to detail and accuracy combined with the ability to prioritize work to achieve business and time critical tasks

• Solutions orientated mindset with the ability to work at pace and cope with ambiguity.

• Effective planning and organisation skills – with an ability to appropriately re-prioritise and change as required.

• Ability to calculate complex payroll calculations manually

• Strong customer service philosophy. Able to communicate clearly and build relationships across different levels in the organisation

• Curious and innovative, interested in constantly improving processes and the employee experience

• Able to analyse data, draw accurate conclusions and communicate key messages succinctly.

• Is risk aware and builds contingency into plans.

• Previous experience of using SAP, Northgate HR Resourcelink  or other HR / Payroll systems advantageous.

Key competencies

Manages Complexity; Achieves results with integrity; Acts with human sensitivity; Interacts effectively; Innovates.

Potential next steps following this role

L’Oréal is focused on talent development. You will be supported throughout your career by your colleagues, line manager and the HR team with regular reviews and clear expectations and objectives. If you meet these objectives, you can expect your career to progress to other roles either internationally, at head office or at one of our distribution centres.

What could L’Oréal offer me?

• World class learning and development opportunities.

• Excellent benefits including pension, profit share, product discounts and a competitive salary.

• Work with some of the biggest brands in the business, and the most passionate people in beauty.

• The opportunity to be empowered and to lead the change you want to see within the biggest beauty company in the world.

This Oracle HCM Cloud Fusion Solutions Manager opportunity for someone with strong UK Payroll legislation knowledge with the ability to communicate complex technical issues and solutions to key stakeholders.

This Oracle HCM Cloud Fusion Solutions Manager opportunity will play a key role in helping shape the future of the business through the delivery of new tools that resolve complex HCM and payroll issues

Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing expert advice for functionality implementation, whilst providing solutions knowledge to support stakeholders
  • Reviewing product upgrades
  • Supporting the documentation of system designs, including business processes (current and future), data mapping and other detailed deliverables

So if you have experience in implementing/configuring Oracle HCM Cloud Fusion couped with a proven track record of supporting the delivery of significant business change within commercial environments then this could be the Oracle HCM Cloud Fusion Solutions Manager you have been looking for.

Apply now by sending your CV to us ASAP to be considered.

A leading chartered accountancy has a requirement for a Payroll Administrator to join their rapidly growing large department based in Stockport/Hyde.

This Payroll Administrator position requires payroll professionals who are boasting at least 3 years payroll processing experience. You will be responsible for handling a portfolio of clients, processing the monthly payrolls whilst ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and HMRC regulations. There will also be involvement in year-end procedures and reporting.

Excellent communications is key for this Payroll Administrator role as there is a lot of client interaction in this role and also internally dealing with the HR and finance team as they manage cross services between the departments.

The successful applicant for this Payroll Administrator position will be a team player, have excellent organisational skills and will have the ability to build excellent client relationships.

Client: Rochdale Council

There has never been a more exciting time to join us at Rochdale Council. We have a vision to deliver the greatest and fastest improvement to the wellbeing of the people of our borough and this will only be achieved if we have the workforce to meet these challenges and take these opportunities. This is where you come in.

We have an opening for an exceptional candidate to take up a key leadership role within our HR/Payroll service. Leading our HR Advisory, HR Operations, Pay and Pension teams this will be a varied and stimulating opportunity offering excellent career development within a dynamic supportive environment. The successful candidate will develop close working relationships both within Rochdale and across Greater Manchester whilst being at the heart of the wider public sector with all the opportunity that brings.

With a proven track record of success you will be either an HR or Payroll professional by background with strong demonstrable experience within a large and complex setting.  An effective leader, you will be able to influence and respond to a wide range of stakeholders, lead and deliver key projects, maximise innovation, and engage teams to deliver top performance and strive for excellence.

If you feel you can offer what we need and are excited by this opportunity we would be delighted to hear from you. If you would like an informal chat about any aspect of this role and/or working for our organisation please call Rosemary Barker on 01706 926245 or press apply for further details

A new and exciting Payroll Manager opportunity has arisen for a skilled and experienced senior Payroll Manager who has the ability to:

  • Manage payrolls from start to finish
  • Lead, develop and motivate the payroll team
  • Coach and support your payroll team and drive a culture of continuous payroll improvement
  • Implement Payroll Process improvements
  • Implement effective Payroll Controls for accurate payroll compliance
  • Be accountable for validations and reconciliations
  • Ensure adherence to statutory and PAYE reporting requirements
  • Manage the P11D return End of Year Process

This Payroll Manager vacancy would suit someone who has experience in managing high volume payrolls from within a fast-paced payroll environment.

CIPP or equivalent payroll qualification is preferred but is not essential.

So, if you are a Payroll Manager with strong payroll subject matter expertise, excellent and proven leadership skills, team management skills and are an expert understanding of payroll controls then this could be the role you have been looking for!

Apply now by sending us your CV, salary expectations and notice period details to us ASAP.

Our hard-working team deliver 20 payrolls every month, supporting 17,000 staff including 5,000 casual workers, as well as processing high volumes of fees, expenses and claims.  You understand the size of that challenge, but you’re ready to take us to the next level.  Working with colleagues in HR Systems and IT Services, you’ll ensure systems and processes are effective and support self-service to reduce queries wherever possible.  You’ll mentor and develop your team to achieve professional recognition and accreditation, so if an employee can’t self-serve, they get the right response, first time, every time.

Ideally professionally qualified yourself (Chartered CIPP), you’ll bring in-depth technical payroll knowledge.  You’ll understand and have experience of working for a large, complex, organisation, and show you have the skills to communicate and collaborate at all levels.  Your experience managing a complex payroll operation will demonstrate that you plan and organise yourself, and others, to deliver to key deadlines and SLAs in a high volume environment.  But it’s your experience of managing and developing technical staff to achieve the highest standards that will make you stand out of the crowd.

When you’re with us, you’re not only working for the University, you’re working for people in our local communities and beyond, who benefit from our teaching, research and social responsibility. Here, no matter what your role or responsibilities, everyone works together with one common goal: to make great things happen. So join us, and take pride in the part you play.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from men and the black and minority ethnic (BME) community, who are both currently under-represented at this level. All appointments will be made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.