Payroll Manager

This Bristol based fast growing business is looking for a Payroll Manager to administer the monthly outsourced payroll for the UK and Europe. My client is very much looking for someone who can own and be the face of payroll for the company, and get involved in what is a fun and collaborative working environment.

Reporting to the HR Director and HR Shared Services Manager, this role is responsible for administrating the UK and European payroll and ensuring that employees are consistently and correctly paid to an agreed payroll calendar. Key responsibilities will include:

  • managing the relationship with the outsourced payroll provider
  • being the first POC for key internal stakeholders and for all payroll related queries from employees
  • supporting the HR team with managing any organisational change (maternity leave and sickness absences, provision of redundancy/severance calculations as required).

This is an operational position that requires a hands-on approach to payroll and you will be expected to work within a clear framework for managing all payroll activities within EMEA while also ensuring that delivery is efficient and accurate. Total headcount is c.340 employees.

You will have proven experience of managing and administrating an outsourced payroll solution, experience of managing European payrolls would be desirable. You will need to be sensitive to cultural differences while working across Europe and able to work with and manage relationships with key stakeholders up to CEO/Director level.

Their preference is to hire on a permanent basis but they would also be happy to consider someone on a short contract or temp to perm basis with an immediate start date.

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