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Payroll Manager – NI Top 100 Business

Reference: 21725

Location

Belfast, County Antrim

Salary

Competitive

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

14 April, 2024

Abacus are delighted to be working with one of Northern Irelands most successful Top 100 businesses as they seek to appoint a Payroll Manager.  This is an exciting time for this busy manufacturing firm as they invest in new products, machinery, processes and people.

This is certainly a people-centric business, one with a really strong culture of professionalism, quality and social consciousness.  As a result, recognition in terms of winning awards, gaining quality benchmarks, postive reviews and satisfaction surveys are regular.

The Payroll Manager will join the finance team and take responsibility for the UK payroll function and one direct report.  This is a busy position with weekly, 4 weekly and monthly payrolled staff, total employed is in excess of 650.  To be considered you need to be a highly competent payroll professional with management experience. This position comes forward due to the relocation of the previous post-holder, a long-serving member of the team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operational control of both weekly and monthly payrolls, including management of the Payroll Supervisor.
  • Providing cover for the Payroll Supervisor and assisting in payroll calculations and maintenance of the Kronos Time & Attendance System.
  • Establishing strong working relationships with various departments.
  • Assessing current payroll technology and recommending enhancements.
  • Continuously improving payroll processes and reporting efficiency.
  • Preparing and submitting pension contributions and annual declarations for insurance.
  • Liaising with international payroll providers for overseas payrolls.
  • Managing payroll-related tasks such as end-of-year filing, PRP calculations, and childcare vouchers.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, or related field (preferred).
  • Previous experience in a payroll management role.
  • Strong understanding of payroll processes and legislation.
  • Experience with payroll systems, such as Kronos.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to analyse data and provide actionable insights.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits include – Pension, Annual Bonus, Employee Assistance Programme, Tailored L&D, Life & Health.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion.
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