Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager Location: London Contract: Permanent Rate: £60,105 - £63,393 per annum Start Date: ASAP *Hybrid Working* Contact:
Job Description Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for a Payroll Manager on a permanent basis.

The postholder will report into the Head of HR Customer Delivery and will be responsible for supervising 5 staff members.
Main Responsibilities

Lead our payroll service and be responsible for the integrity of our payroll processes, providing strategic and operational direction and leadership
Lead on the payroll digital improvements as part of our ambitious HR IT Programme
Act as at the council’s expert, liaising with HM Revenue and Customs, ensuring that the payroll function meets statutory and contractual requirements
Work in collaboration with colleagues and partners to ensure a customer focused service to schools driving service improvements in line with the annual service plan

Ideal Candidate

Relevant payroll professional qualification or extensive experience at Payroll Manager level
Substantial experience of Local Authority payroll with experience of working on system improvements and strategic and operational direction
A detailed knowledge and understanding of PAYE Tax, National Insurance and Pension regulations
Experience of leading and motivating staff, developing skills and running an efficient payroll service


Up to 31 days leave per year (increasing to 36 days after five years of local government service)
35-hour working week and a range of flexible working arrangements
Excellent pension scheme
Competitive pay – and a commitment to paying all staff and apprentices the London Living Wage
Annual season ticket loan
Cycle to Work scheme and discounted gym memberships
Smart Tech incentive scheme
Local discounts from restaurants, shops, health and beauty therapists, and more.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email
Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.

  • Location: London, England
  • Salary: £60105 - £63393.00 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Posted: 21-Sep-2023
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