Part Time Payroll Supervisor (20 hours per week)

  • Location
    Brentwood, Essex
  • Category
    Accountancy - Payroll
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Payroll Supervisor

Brentwood, Essex

£35000 - £40000 pro rata

Monday - Friday, 20 hours per week

Benefits include 28 days holiday inc. Bank Holidays, high street discounts, company events, pension and on-site parking

My client, a successful and well established business based in Brentwood, is looking for a Payroll Supervisor to join them on a permanent basis, working 20 hours per week.

You will be responsible for:

  • Managing the end-to-end payroll process for 1000+ employees, including data input, verification and processing, distributing payslips via online portal.

  • Managing onboarding from start to finish, ensuring all the necessary right to work checks are performed.

  • Managing and assisting the payroll team in the preparation and distribution of reports.

  • Reconciling the payroll each month to ensure budgets are not exceeded.

  • Checking all payroll items that are added to the payroll.

  • Supervising a team of payroll administrators, assigning tasks and providing training where necessary.

  • Ensuring full compliance with UK legislation related to all statutory payments and deductions.

  • Keeping informed about changes in UK payroll legislation, regulations, and pension schemes, and adjusting processes and procedures accordingly.

  • Processing the monthly Pension via NEST and completing any necessary opt outs and refunds via the payroll.

  • Collaborating with HR and Finance departments to ensure accurate recording and reporting of payroll-related transactions, including employee changes, commissions and expenses.

  • Addressing payroll-related queries and issues from employees and external stakeholders in a timely and professional manner, providing guidance and support as needed.

  • Maintaining accurate payroll records and files, ensuring compliance with data protection regulations and safeguarding sensitive employee information.

  • Developing and implementing policies, procedures, and controls to improve payroll accuracy, efficiency, and compliance, in line with UK best practices and regulations.

  • Coordinating with external auditors, HM Revenue & Customs, and pension providers during payroll audits and compliance checks.

  • Participating in cross-functional projects and initiatives related to payroll systems, process improvements, and compliance initiatives, ensuring alignment with UK regulations.

  • Providing support during payroll software upgrades, implementations, and troubleshooting, ensuring system reliability and data integrity.

  • Conducting regular reviews of payroll processes and systems to identify opportunities for improvement and efficiency gains, implementing changes as necessary.

  • Ensuring proper documentation and communication of payroll policies, procedures, and updates to employees and stakeholders, in compliance with UK employment laws.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience of running a 1000+ employee payroll.

  • Supervisory / team management experience.

  • CIPP level 5.

  • In-depth knowledge of UK payroll regulations/legislation, pension obligations and best practice.

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

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