Payroll Team Leader (Hybrid)


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October 25, 2022
Job Type
£30000 - £33000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Carl Angilly
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Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black Finance have partnered with an award-winning organisation in the Preston area. Our Client is looking to appoint a Payroll Team Leader who has both the technical and management experience, whilst overseeing a team of 7 Administrators. Full training and hybrid working is on offer to the right candidate, so, if you're looking for your next step in the payroll industry, then please get in touch.

Your new role as the Payroll Team Leader:

As the Payroll Team Leader, you will report directly to the Operations Manager. You will carry out the following duties:-

- Responsible for ensuring daily payments and monthly payroll is correctly issued whilst leading a team of payroll administrators.
- Ensure all correspondence received by members is accurate and of a high standard
- Develop a high-performing team, ensuring knowledge is shared and team members are up-skilled as necessary
- Ensure SLAs are met, and where possible, exceeded
- Take ownerships for process improvements with the aim of streamlining and standardising how work is performed
- Collaborate across teams to support colleagues with resource and assistance to ensure the wider operation is successful
- Liaise with members and external organisations (such as employers) to ensure great service is delivered and relationships are maintained
- Undertake key projects from time to time as appropriate and in line with the provision of a pension payroll administration service

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

- Significant experience in a supervisory payroll processing role is essential
- Previous pensions payroll knowledge/experience is desirable but not essential
- Experience of performance management with the ability to interpret statistics and results to drive improvement
- Proven ability to work effectively on own initiative promoting positive behaviour and attitudes
- Demonstrable ability to plan workloads, ensuring deadlines are met
- Capable of acquiring a good working knowledge of legislation, regulation, systems and processes
- Good eye for detail and accuracy in validating and checking payments to be processed
- Ability to use Excel and Word to a good standard
- Strong communication skills

Salary and Reward on Offer:

This is a diverse role which provides the successful candidate with a great platform to extend their knowledge and further their finance specific expertise. You will receive a competitive salary, a 14.9% company pension, hybrid working, as well as 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays.

Please submit your CV for immediate consideration.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham. Aberdeen and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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