Payroll Team Leader
Payroll Team Leader required to work collaboratively as part of a team to deliver an effective payroll service. This role is the escalation point for complex payroll queries being managed and progressed
This role will be a 12 month contract from December 2023 - December 2024
Deputising for the Group Payroll Manager, and at all times working to provide a customer focussed service by prioritising workload to achieve all deadlines (legal and organisation) and ensuring those duties and functions, and those of the team, are managed effectively and accurately.
Supporting the People Partners and Advisors and senior colleagues, through the provision of thorough documentation, monitoring, tracking and recording in systems in relation to the payroll cycle for all of the University Group and Subsidiaries, including both UK and international payroll operations.
This service provision will be required to cover both UK and overseas employees, and prospective recruits to employment across the Group.
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Working with, and supporting Specialist Payroll Advisors, provide a comprehensive payroll administration service for the University Group and Subsidiaries, covering both UK and overseas employees.
Through the Specialist Payroll Advisors, ensure the provision of an efficient, professional and responsive customer service to associated third parties, employees and managers; providing appropriate support and demonstrating a commitment to the provision of a first class quality service.
To undertake the accurate and timely preparation and running of monthly payrolls for the University Group and Subsidiaries and external Clients, including BACS transmissions and the production of associated reports, including costing reports for Finance and payslips.
Production of monthly reports to enable checking, reconciling and submitting of all monthly payrolls including Year To Date (YTD), HMRC files and elements by employees.
To process and maintain records for Attachment of Earnings Orders, Student Loan repayments and Court Orders as required.
To manage the deduction and reconciliation of benefit elements within the payrolls, such as Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work and Bus Pass deductions.
To undertake the collation and recording of absence data and the calculation and payment of Occupational and Statutory Sick Pay in accordance with appropriate legislation and University Policy and Procedures.
To manage the processing of Hourly Paid employees notifications, checking payment figures and ensuring accuracy of payroll internal files.
To ensure the effective payroll administration across the Group, including all relevant information is correctly captured, specifically regarding information required for RTI.
Undertake training of processes relating to staff leaving the University Group, ensuring that all P45's and pension forms are completed and disseminated appropriately.
Ensure the maintenance of effective information databases, both electronic and manual, including filing and housekeeping of documentation storage areas.
Provide training, coaching and mentoring to the team, allowing them to develop knowledge and process and manage first line queries and enquiries to a high standard.
Ensure all work carried out is compliant with the relevant legislation of the jurisdiction, data protection principles, best practice, University Group policies and Health & Safety guidelines.
AND such other duties as are within the scope of the spirit of the job purpose, the title of the post and its grading.
You must have payroll experience and have managed staff previously
Excellent benefits are on offer such as 18.5% pension and 30 days holiday
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