Payroll Supervisor

Newcastle Upon Tyne
25000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP28000/annum
12 Apr 2017
26 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Organisation:

BMC Recruitment Group are delighted to be assisting this growing organisation, operating in a niche industry with the recruitment of a Payroll Supervisor.

The Role:

Reporting in to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner.
Responsibilities will also include managing a small team, providing support with process improvements and pension's administration.

• Supervise the payroll team, assigning duties and responsibilities where necessary
• Support and mentor the team, providing coaching and development where necessary
• Overseeing the accurate and timely end to end processing of the monthly payroll, ensuring payroll deadlines are met
• All new starters (and relevant information) is uploaded to Sage Payroll in the month
• Review of month end payroll prior to financial controller approval, including production and review of analytical reports - highlighting key variances and statistical information
• Ensuring payroll information is processed in accordance with procedure and to provide information for statutory returns (RTI and PAYE)
• End of year processing and reconciliation including payment summaries (P60s/P11ds) Completion of month end tasks included
• Complete P45 for all leavers
• Respond to any tax related queries
• Ensure that pension reports, including auto-enrolment, are produced and submitted to relevant providers
• Ensuring that pension payments are processed in a timely manner
• Posting of the monthly payroll into the accounting system
• Reconciliation for the Control Account for PAYE, NI, Pension and Wages Control.
• Identify opportunities and make recommendations in support of process improvements to drive efficiency and effectiveness within the team
• Ensure the recovery of advance/overpayments within the agreed time frame
• Ensure any payroll related queries are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner
• Identifying and escalating potential issues to Financial Controller
• Act as key contact for external auditors for payroll and payroll tax related queries

The Individual:

• Understanding of updated payroll legislation and procedures
• Experience of Sage Payroll would be advantageous
• Ability to communicate with a range of stakeholders
• Good levels of IT (ability to use Spreadsheets)
• Self-motivated individual with experience of leading a team would be desirable