Finance & Accountancy

Payroll Manager


Seeking a Payroll Manager – Ely

We are seeking a professional Payroll Manager who will be responsible for the whole payroll across the organisation as well some required HR duties. You will ideally have a CIPP (Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals) qualification or equivalent however this is not essential.

Start: ASAP
Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £Competitive
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 17.00pm
Benefits: 25 days holiday and pension scheme 


  • Managing all of the payroll operations, ensuring each stage of the payroll process is properly actioned and completed correctly
  • Communicating all appropriate information to HMRC, pension providers and other statutory bodies as required
  • Accurately complete monthly and weekly payrolls including payroll for both temporary and permanent staff
  • Calculating staff pay, overtime, SSP, SMP, Pensions and other adjustments
  • Managing end of year statutory returns required by HMRC pensions providers and produce annual P11ds and P60s as required
  • Preparing and inputting payroll data into the database (Sage pay) which includes new starters, leavers and amendments
  • Process mapping of all payroll procedures
  • To be involved in projects relating to the developments of payroll and HR systems
  • Assisting the Group Finance Manager with implementing the projects and processes
  • Maintain the payroll database, ensuring any errors or issues are solved and accurately amended
  • Provide support and advice to staff on auto-enrollment pension scheme
  • Maintaining the database of HR records, ensuring details and information are kept up to date and in line with GDPR and other statutory requirements
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of relevant regulations and legislations, and implement the changes and developments
  • Ensuring staff are made aware of any changes that may affect their requirements
  • Liaising with colleagues in the finance department to ensure monthly budget reconciliations has been completed
  • Produce detailed reports when required by the Group Finance Manager and Directors 

Skills and Experience:

  • MUST have experience to a senior level with Payroll
  • Ideally CIPP qualification or equivalent but not essential
  • High level of Education within Math and English
  • Previous experience of Payroll Management within a medium – large organisation
  • Detailed knowledge of payroll systems, taxation and national insurance rules
  • Strong and current knowledge of Payroll and Pensions legislations
  • Experience working with HR and Payroll software (ideally SAGE)
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Analytically minded with ability to work methodically
  • Extremely good attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills both verbally and written
  • Professional and approachable
  • Solutions focused
  • Ability to work confidentially

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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