We are working with a Northampton based business who require a Payroll Manager to oversee their payroll department, comprising of 3 team members. There is a mix of weekly and monthly payrolls over a number of their sites.

If you are looking to work within a professional yet friendly business and have solid payroll and supervisory experience, this could be the perfect move for you.

The role involves:

  • Supervision of the processing of weekly and monthly payrolls
  • Staff management and development
  • Taking responsibly for and setting up pensions in line with auto enrolment
  • Resolving payroll queries
  • Continual process review and improvement

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in payroll administration with the ability to carry out all the functions necessary to process the computerised payroll including:

  • Complex payroll preparation
  • Reviewing payrolls prepared by the team
  • Working knowledge of Sage payroll system
  • Ability to manually calculate PAYE, NICs and pension contributions and explain calculations to colleagues
  • Strong knowledge of Auto Enrolment, RTI, statutory payments, pension schemes and current legislation

Personal qualities:

  • Team player with good communication skills both written and oral
  • Strong organisational skills including prioritisation and delegation skills
  • Methodical and good eye for detail
  • Willingness to adapt as systems and procedures change
  • Proactive thinker
  • Payroll qualifications preferred but not essential

The role is based in Northampton but within commutable distance of Daventry, Wellingborough, Rushden, Kettering and Milton Keynes.