Payroll Specialist

Ref: | Permanent | Human Resources and Training, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: Payroll Specialist
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Listing Category: Human Resources and Training, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

Job description

Payroll Specialist
Based within PBS, Manchester

Premier Business Services (PBS) delivers finance services to the whole Premier Foods business. It is made up of the following teams: Transaction Services, Record to Report and Payroll, Fleet and Expenses. Based in Manchester PBS is located in Arndale House, right in the heart of the city. They are looking for a Payroll Specialist and the main purpose of the role will be:
  • Processing weekly and monthly payrolls to ensure accurate and timely payment of 4000 Premier Foods colleagues
  • Regular supervision of day to day team operational activities

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
  • Operational Management
  • Perform payroll processing on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Ensure compliance to controls
  • Support the Payroll Team Manager with planning resources for key activities
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of payroll legislation, and ensure this is shared with the wider team as appropriate
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders and act as an escalation route where required
  • Support the development of individuals within the team
  • Pro-actively contribute to continuous improvement of processes, engaging with the Process Improvement Manager where required
  • Awareness of the Payroll Team Objectives
  • Awareness of Payroll’s KPI’s

Experience and Competencies
  • Experience of working with a variety of weekly and monthly payrolls
  • CIPP qualified (or working towards)
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise work appropriately
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – with the wider team, internal and external stakeholders