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Job Description

The Payroll Manager will organise payroll for companies/organisations ensuring that their employees get paid on time. They will manage payroll administrators and ensure that they are up to date with payroll legislation.

Other duties may include:

  • Creating policies and procedures
  • Manage the computer software and systems 
  • Analysing and reporting on financial data
  • Checking and auditing payroll to make sure regulations are met

They will also need to ensure that all of the required information is sent to HMRC.

Entry Requirements

You will usually need up to five years payroll experience prior to becoming a Manager. A payroll qualification offered by the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professional (CIPP) would be helpful.  You may be able to join a payroll department with experience as a manager or team leader in another type of office environment but you would still usually need some experience of accounts 

Required Skills

  • Good mathematical and IT skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • An organised approach
  • The ability to lead and motivate a team
  • Able to time manage effectively to meet deadlines
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Respect for confidential information
  • Good problem solving abilities

Starting Salary

£22,000 to £25,000

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