Interim Payroll and Pensions Consultant

33.00 - 35.00 GBP Hourly + GBP33 - GBP35/hour
14 Feb 2017
28 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a UK Market Leader and joint venture between two major businesses within the service sector.

Due to expansion they now have a vacancy for an Interim Payroll Manager to join the team for a 6 month period, working from their site in Leicestershire.

Working closely with the HR Director, this is a key role to assisting the business during a period of significant change and restructure.

This role offers a great mix of experience across Payroll, where you will assist with day to day operational duties whilst also focusing on the company's longer term strategic HR and Payroll Plan.

Projects Including:
• Review and Streamline Payroll Polices and Procedures
• Work closely with HR Director for 5 years HR and Payroll Plan / Structure
• Review Pensions / Enrolment


• Effective management of Payroll team consisting of a Group Payroll Supervisor coupled with a small team of Payroll Controllers
• Lead and Motivate Payroll Team, Complete regular appraisals along with issuing Pay rises and bonuses
• Ensuring that all Weekly and Monthly Payrolls for up to 10,000 UK Staff are completed within agreed deadlines
• Maintenance of company time and attendance systems and work towards improved ways of working
• Utilise sound knowledge of payroll legislation to resolve escalated queries within group
• Full responsibility for department and Tax / Payroll Year End procedures, including P11D's, P60's / Inland Revenue Submissions
• Chair Monthly meetings with HR Director and Senior Management team, and take responsibility for all Payroll Projects

Applicants should have previous experience in a Payroll Managerial post and be comfortable taking responsibility for a small team of Payroll Professionals, led via a newly appointed Supervisor.

Experience of weekly or monthly payrolls in excess of 2,000 multisite employees is essential, as is a sound understanding of all payroll maters - UK tax and NI legislation, SSP/SMP/SPP/SAP and occupational sickness, maternity and paternity pay, salary sacrifice schemes including pensions, childcare vouchers and cycle to work schemes.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential to this role, as is the ability to complete ad hoc projects across the Payroll and HR Area.

You will ideally be qualified in CIPP or Similar, however this is not essential as long as you meet the rest of the above criteria.

This position can be offered on either a fixed term contract or Interim basis, with competitive salary being offered.

FRS strives to be an equal opportunities employer, and is committed to treating all applicants alike. FRS does not treat any individual on grounds of sex, age, colour, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or membership or non-membership of a trade union, less favourably than others. All vacancies advertised are open to all ages