Payroll Manager, Near Thatcham, Plus Benefits including Hybrid after probation.

Job details

Posted Thursday 13 June 2024
Salary £45,000-£50,000
Location Thatcham
Job type Permanent
Discipline Payroll
Reference 3322
Recruiter Name Caterina Glenn
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Payroll  Manager - £45,000-£50,000, Near Thatcham 

Hybrid after probation, 2 days per week from home.

We are seeking a dedicated Payroll and Benefits Manager for a reputable oragnisation in Berkshire. This is a superb role for someone with a CIPD qualification or alternatively with CIPP qualification, the payroll is both complex and there is much to do to improve the current process so this would suit someone with both exceptional hands on payroll background as well as having good skills to communicate with IT as initially it will be reviewing the current system to see if it can be used to a greater degree for the payroll. Given the location of the role, applications can only be considered from people who are able to drive. 

Working in the office full time during probation, this role will then move to one to two days per week working from home, you will be working within a lovely organisation and be making a real difference to the team with you input and specialist Payroll and Benefits skills. 

This role includes: 

  • Overseeing payroll team
  • Authorising payroll 
  • Transmitting to an out-sourced payroll provider 
  • Maintaining the current information for payroll which is excel based 
  • Reviewing the current in-house system to determine whether this would be capable of also including payroll
  • Processing of monthly payroll for approximately 500 people 
  • Benchmarking salaries 
  • Reviewing the budget for benefits and rewards programs 
  • Continue to further develop additional rewards 
  • Manage the relationships with brokers 
  • Ensure that all pensions are allocated 
  • Prepare Gender Pay Gap reviews 
  • Ensure HRIS is maintained 

What experience do you need: 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A track record of successfully managing payroll processes
  • Knowledge of benefits including pension and flexible working benefits would be highly advantageous.
  • The ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams and external partners is essential
  • Good excel skills and good IT / systems skills are required 
  • An ability to provide expert advice on payroll and benefits matters.

What about you? What other things are they looking for?

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to build positive working relationships
  • Strong organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Pro-active approach

Why would you want to work with this organisation?  

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Enhanced pension
  • Life assurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Employee assistant programme
  • Electrical care scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Cycle to work scheme 

If this could be of interest to you or someone you know please feel free to apply.