Payroll Team Leader

Role - Payroll Team Lead
Location - Preston (Hybrid opportunity)
Salary - up to £28,000
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Payroll Team Lead to join our sister umbrella payroll company Arch Finance.

The role is full time, and you will be the senior lead for the payroll team with the responsibility of leading 2-3 staff, so great leadership skills are a must.
The ideal candidate will be resilient, autonomous, and passionate, with exceptional customer service and outstanding attention to detail.

The role has the additional benefit of flexible starting times and hybrid working after a successful probation period (4 months).
What’s on offer:

Salary £26,000-£28,000 • Supportive and flexible arrangements for employees • Hybrid home working policy • Family-friendly policies • An incredible well-being support package • Regular incentives & rewards • Access to tailored training, specific to the role • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme, Cycle Scheme & Tech Scheme

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for an individual who is highly experienced Microsoft packages such as Word and Excel.

• Has leadership experience
A minimum of 2 year's end to end PAYE Payroll Experience.

• Have the ability to prioritise, work to deadlines and manage time efficiently all whilst working well under pressure • You’ll have the ability to deal with complex queries professionally and effectively • An excellent eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative and follow logic • Experience working in an office environment • A demonstrable track record using Merit Payroll Software is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided • Experience working at an umbrella payroll company is desirable.

The Role will involve:

Managing the weekly payrolls end to end
Pension enrolment of new employee contributions reconciled appropriately
Ensuring weekly and monthly PAYE is reported to HMRC and dealing with relevant queries
Monthly DEO/CSA are tracked and paid on time
On boarding new contractors within stipulated timescales alongside dealing with any queries/related questions and dealing with Contractor and Agency queries such as a breakdown of hours/pay
Identifying fraudulent and potentially fraudulent activity by ensuring full due diligence is complete prior to pay rolling any individual including right to work and ID check
Building and maintaining positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate a smooth running of the weekly payroll
Dealing with, escalating, and managing queries raised by internal/external stakeholders and resolve queries and disputes in a professional/timely manner along with flagging to management any issues that may put the business reputation at risk or incur costs
Producing accurate reports for internal and external stakeholders where required and checking Merit reports and ensure complete accuracy for payroll processing

If you would to discuss this opportunity in more details please contact me direct

  • Location: City of Preston, England
  • Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Posted: 02-Mar-2023
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