Part-time Payroll Manager - Media

Job Title: Part-time Payroll Manager - Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + prorata
Reference: #634562
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 24, 2018 11:07

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are working with a renowned global media brand, in search of a Payroll Manager. The Payroll Manager will be responsible for the end to end payroll and benefits processes across the Group. You will need to be a self-starter with the ability to prioritise workload and have the ability to know when issues need to be escalated to the Financial Controller. You will document and implement new payroll processes and then define the control framework to ensure these processes are adhered to.

Your main responsibilities will include:

* Delivering Results

- Use Sage 50 Payroll - Maintain payroll information by directing the collection, calculation, and entering of data - Update payroll records by reviewing and approving changes and variations in job titles and department transfers - Pay employees by directing electronic transfers to bank accounts

* Analysing

- Prepare reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and non-taxable wages

* Internal collaboration

- Contribute to finance team effort by accomplishing related results as needed - Collaborate with HR team to ensure that all employee updates are accurately processed and maintain best practise

* Communication

- Maintain employee confidence and protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential - Provide payroll information by answering questions and requests - Consistently frame communications to reflect appropriate level of urgency

* Commercial & Entrepreneurial thinking

- Constantly look for and make suggestions improve processes

Ideal Candidate:

* Experience in all payroll steps including:

- Adding employees (knowledge of documents needed to add someone successfully) - Processing leavers - Issuing P45 - Year-end and issuing P60 - RTI - Pension

* Knowledge of auto-enrolment helpful * Excellent attention to detail * Highly organised * Good under pressure * Understanding of Payslips/Tax code and ability to explain these to employees when asked * Knowledge of accounting journal to enter in SAP * Having worked in a very highly variable monthly payroll helpful

  • Previous experience leading a Payroll function in a large corporate environment
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Knowledge of HMRC procedures and requirements
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to prioritise workload for self and for the team

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.