Payroll Manager

Posted 06 September 2023
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum
DisciplineTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameKathryn Goulding

Job description

Axon Moore are exclusively partnering with a high-growth, acquisitive business based in Blackburn to recruit an experienced Payroll Manager to play a pivotal role in coordinating the payroll function of the business through a period of sustained growth.

This role will be well suited to experienced and charismatic Payroll Managers who are incredibly organised and boast a fun, outgoing personality with a ‘can do’ approach to work. For this role, it is essential that candidates are process driven, possess exceptional knowledge of UK payroll protocol, able to effectively input ideas for improvement and boast proven experience in successfully managing payroll departments.

Responsibilities include:
  • Overseeing a monthly, multi-site payroll of circa 500
  • Reviewing and implementing new payroll systems/processes as necessary
  • Leading on payroll related projects
  • Manage and develop team members
  • Responsible for all year end processing
  • Reconcile payroll related balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare monthly analysis of payroll costs and support the FP&A team with variance analysis
  • Answering and dealing with any pay related queries
  • Calculating overtime and shift payments
  • Processing holiday, sick and maternity/paternity pay
  • Ensuring correct PAYE/NI deductions are made and paid to HMRC on time
  • Processing new starters and leavers
  • Issuing P45’s and other tax forms
Candidates must have least 5 years’ end-to-end payroll experience, preferably with managerial experience. In addition a good understanding of PAYE, NI, RTI SMP, SSP and other HMRC statutory regulations is required.

Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact Kat Goulding on or on 07464 598852.