Payroll Manager

Axon Moore are looking for an immediately available Payroll Manager for a 12 month FTC with an organisation based in the Preston area. This role will be an immediate interview / start and is an ongoing requirement.

You will look after a small team of payroll clerks with a various levels of experience, plus manage a complex payroll of circa 3500 with multiple payrolls and a combination of monthly and weekly. You will also have the opportunity to make improvements to the new payroll system and implement processes and procedures to suit.


Manage a team of 5 payroll clerks with a variety of experience levels. Responsible for hiring, training and mentoring.
Overall responsibility for the processing of payroll across several companies
Process improvements, driving improvements to processes and controls, including introduction of new systems/processes
Processing of monthly payroll and quarterly pensions
Working with HR team to implement company payroll and expense policies
Reconciling PAYE accounts and making payments to HMRC
Dealing with HMRC or external bodies queries regarding payroll
Year-end payroll processing including P60’s, P11d’s, PAYE settlement agreements
Monthly pension reconciliations and reporting for group and auto enrolment schemes
Processing payroll deductions
Resolving queries re payroll, expenses and tax
Assisting the payroll team in processing expenses and credit card statements
Ensuring all expense claims and credit cards are returned to the team and processed i
Process improvements, driving improvements to processes and controls, including introduction of new systems/processes

Person Specification:

Minimum 5 years’ experience as a payroll manager
CIPP qualified or equivalent
Significant payroll knowledge and experience
Understanding of current payroll legislation
Strong excel skills
Able to work to tight deadlines
Experience with system implementations advantageous.

Please send a CV and salary expectations for immediate consideration.

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