Payroll Manager - Retail  

Central London | £40,000 - £50,000 + benefits | #4548

Payroll Manager:- This growing retail business, with a large number of outlets across the UK has an excellent newly created opportunity for a Payroll Manager to take responsibility for all the payroll issues for over 2,000 staff in the business, ensuring that all staff are paid correctly and that all financial and statutory returns are collected and filed accurately and the correct systems are in place so the payroll can be process more efficiently. The role reports to the Financial Controller and will manage a team of four Payroll Assistants.

Maintain the Group’s employee database ensuring that all changes during the period are reflected and all exceptions are documented and flagged.
Collate and analyse employee timesheets in order to review and analyse data prior to authorisation of the payroll.
Process the Group’s payrolls on a Weekly/fortnightly basis using sage software to incorporate contracted hours, statutory deductions and payments, employee expenses, pensions and other ad hoc payments.
Provide accurate and timely advice and query resolution to both internal and external customers in a professional manner.
Manage all employee information and legislative requirements.
Responsible for all Real Time Information "RTI" returns to ensure that HMRC returns are reconciled.
Ensure effective reconciliation of payroll information to the general ledger, gross to net bridges and HMRC returns.
Assist in completing all employment taxes returns including P11D, PSA, Form 42 etc..
The successful candidate will have similar experience of running a high volume payroll department and an understanding of systems which would enable the person to judge whether the current system fulfils the needs of the business or should be replaced. For that reason, experience of implementing new payroll systems and managing change will be highly advantageous. Knowledge of legislative requirements for payroll processing is key as well as the ability to liaise with senior management.  . This is an excellent opportunity for a Payroll Manager to work in a busy challenging environment in this friendly growing company.

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