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Payroll Manager - Crowborough, East Sussex, UK

Job Function
Administrative Support
Date Posted
12 February 2020

Looking to further your career within payroll? We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Payroll Manager at our UK technical site in Crowborough, East Sussex.
This position sits within our highly skilled Finance team and reports into the Finance Manager.
The Payroll Manager will have ownership and responsibility for ensuring the smooth and effective processing of the Servomex UK & EMEAI payroll activities including: producing accurate and timely payroll reports and monthly accounting, manage outsourced payroll vendor relationships, Perform year-end reporting for all payrolls, including liaison with external stakeholders on timely and accurate submission of tax, insurance and benefit data.

About the role:
• To ensure payroll is run in a timely and efficient manner to meet the requirements of Servomex
• To make all returns, as required, to HMRC, Pensions administrator and other requirements
• To update the General Ledger and maintain control account reconciliations for payroll.
• To perform the payroll year end and provide all statutory returns and forms.
• To complete P11D, NI Class 1a information, PAYE settlements and dispensations for employees and tax authorities.
• To maintain the Fixed Assets register, and the relevant reconciliations to the General Ledger.
• To create Inter Company Invoices for the group and to ensure that all invoices post on both ledgers.
• To maintain control accounts for petty cash, foreign currency and staff advances
• Critically review existing payroll in collaboration with HR and Finance where appropriate making practical and value-added recommendations.
• Provide high quality advice on payroll related matters, responding to queries and liaising with departmental managers, staff, HR, Finance and Inland Revenue as necessary.

About You:
Essential Skills, Experience and Education:

• Proven experience of managing and running payroll for multi-site staff
• In-depth understanding of PAYE, NI, statutory pay and another payroll legislation
• An excellent understanding and working knowledge of payroll systems
• Must have experience of using ADP Freedom.
• Experience of using Workday would be advantageous
• Being attentive to detail and understand complex information.
• Respecting confidential information
• Having good teamwork and motivating other team members.
• Honesty and respect.
• Problem solving abilities and logical thinking.
• Good time management skills.

Desirable Education/ professional qualifications:

It would be advantageous to be qualified in one of the following: -
• AAT Level 2 and 3 Certificated in Payroll Administration, Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals Level 1, IAB Level 1 and 2 Certificate in Payroll, IAB Level 3 Certificate in Bookkeeping, or a Diploma of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers or Level 3 in Payroll management.

Location: Crowborough, East Sussex, UK

Job Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday (Flexible start & finish times)

Salary: £30,000- £35,000 dependant on skills and experience

• Discretionary Company Bonus
• Up to 6% Employer Pension Contribution
• Life Assurance (4 x Salary)
• 25 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + Company Shutdown Day
• Staff Referral scheme
• Long Service Awards
• Opportunities for growth & development
• Employee Wellbeing Programme
• Local Discounts
• Free Parking

Relocation on offer for the right candidate

Job reference: DC -UKTC -077R

Servomex is a ‘Mindful Employer, developing and maintaining a working environment which promotes and supports both physical and mental wellbeing; encouraging flexibility and a healthy work-life balance. We understand that our employees have a life both outside and inside of work, and we want to ensure that they are able to make the best of both.

For all employees Servomex offers competitive holiday entitlement and sick pay, along with an Employee Assistance Programme, a volunteering scheme, a regular employee survey to enable employees’ views to be heard and a yearly company event.