Payroll Manager

Main Purpose of the Role

  • Management and oversight of the Payroll Team for UK

  • Be a Key contributor and future leader for payroll in Israel, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden, and Finland

  • To ensure legislative compliance and to ensure employees are paid accurately, on time and within established tax laws.

  • Ensuring deadline compliance for all Government reporting

  • Work with the EUPM to identify areas where improvements can be made and put forward suitable recommendations towards changing the payroll procedures and the team's operation.

  • Work with internal EA partners such as Benefits, PE, and Finance to streamline and improve those processes and build strong relationships.

  • To be the point of contact for internal partners to discuss service satisfaction and any process improvements required.

  • Development and management of the Local and EUR based team members to enable them to learn and grow.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Checking the changes for accuracy

  • Getting involved in the day to day to support the team when and where needed

  • Preparation of Payroll Reports for sign off by EUPM before payrolls are transmitted to bank

  • Review, sign off and submission of Annual Returns

  • Design and implementation of Payroll deadlines and SLA’s

  • Working with the EUPM to set the team Goals and Objectives

  • Team quarterly and annual review conversations

  • Coaching the team to pass on the benefit of your expertise and knowledge to help them grow.

  • Management of POs and invoicing

  • Employee and stakeholder queries

Skills and Knowledge Required

  • 6+ years’ experience in a busy payroll function

  • People Management

  • Excellent MS Excel experience

  • Holds a relevant Payroll Qualification

  • Expertise in international payroll legislation

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