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Payroll Manager

  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Laura Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0191 415 3300
  • Start Date: 2022-06-06
  • Expiry Date: 27 May 2022
  • Job Ref: DaXtra_3885315
NRL are currently recruiting for a permanent Payroll Manager to work for a client based in Newcastle.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a very successful, national company, overseeing their payroll function.

Job Duties:
Support the delivery of the Business Unit strategy and vision 

Responsible for the delivery of a great employee experience through Payroll services to agreed SLA’s & KPI’s relating Payroll legislation and internal policies. 

Create a culture that promotes high levels of employee and customer engagement through inspiring leadership and customer focus. 

Identify and drive team development to ensure future fit skills and team engagement. 

Identify opportunities for process improvement liaising productively with SAP Service Delivery team to assess, prioritise and deliver ongoing system improvements driven by legislation and efficiency levers. 

Responsibility to deliver Payroll agreed budget, whilst supporting cost reductions across the Shared Services overall budget. 

Ensure adequate process controls and segregation of duties are in place, satisfying all Internal and External audit standards applicable to the company.

Authorise BACS payments to employee’s and third parties in line with agreed timetable. 

Ensure all process documentation/operating procedures are up to date. 

Provide expert guidance on payroll processes, legislation, and compliance requirements. 

Coordinate all payroll and pension year end activities. 

Handle escalations through to resolution. 

Support contract mobilisations and demobilisations to ensure effective, accurate timely transition. 

Who we are looking for?
Strong leadership skills 
Excellent change and project management. 
Understanding of current Payroll legislation. 
Process improvement methodologies such as Lean and Six Sigma 
The ability to influence and build effective relationships at all levels. 
Effective and agile approach to budget management 
The ability to utilise data insights to identify and drive strategic goals. 
Advanced knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
Knowledge of SAP/ Success Factors 

What's in it for you?
An opportunity to develop your career within a well known organisation.
Excellent salary and benefits

NRL connects global engineering companies with the right people to help their businesses grow and thrive, connecting organisations and candidates that share the same values and drive to succeed. As we progress your application our team of talented recruiters will be on hand to help you explore the role and answer any questions you have.

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