Group Payroll Supervisor (Part-Time)

Connect Group
£18240.30 - £21282.30 pa + 10% bonus
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
HR & Training
Contract Type
About the role:

Working in the Group Reward team, this role will be responsible for managing the provision of pay whilst supporting all Payroll administrators in providing a shared service to Group and other businesses as agreed. The role holder will also operate as a subject matter expert resolving issues and identifying continuous improvement measures to ensure a robust delivery of payroll services. You will also manage effective internal and external client relationships within your own area of responsibility whilst being the escalation point to resolving issues.

This role will be based in Swindon, the head office of Connect Group PLC which brings together the divisions in one Group. Its key focuses are on investor relations, corporate governance, communications & PR and Group IT infrastructure.

Parking available on site
22.5 hours per week (flexible around school runs etc)

Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

- Manage payroll staff with their Weekly / Monthly processes and reinforce our minimum standards set in order to ensure the timely delivery of accurate, efficient and well managed payrolls.
- Develop and deliver a regular audit plan with full audit documentation of findings, resolutions and improvements for review and audit purposes. This is in order to mitigate risk, minimise manual errors and fraud across the Group.
- Actively looking for opportunities to collaborate in order to enhance your own or others knowledge across the Group - self-develop.
- Work with the payroll staff and or colleagues to plan and clarify processes. Resolve issues, identifying root causes and actions to enable continuous enhancements of accuracy and efficiency of our payroll offer.
- Provide knowledge and expertise including training, manuals, visual aids for payroll staff and house SAP HR Administrators and colleagues across all divisions, in order to enable a consistent approach of payroll across the Group.
- Create and maintain effective processes and controls for all tasks carried out by working together with the payroll staff to including payroll reconciliations and HMRC returns. This is in order to ensure accurate and effective instructions are in place, and risks are mitigated.
- Provide payroll cover in order to ensure the timely, accurate and efficient delivery of the payroll provision.

About You:

Key Skills, Competencies and Attributes required:

- Previous experience of working in a Payroll Supervisor role
- Expertise in manual pay calculations and legislative requirements
- Experience of creating and documenting workflow and processes
- The ability to work autonomously and managing a team
- Overseeing the work of others and taking a lead role in a team
- Ability to build an environment within the payroll team that allows the team to work effectively and efficiently
- Ability to exercise judgement within pressured situations
- Ability to adapt to a changing environment and support multiple clients
- Excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and the ability to follow through any issues to be resolved
- An understanding of the sensitivity/confidentiality and criticality of payroll and reward issues
- Excellent English and numeracy skills
- Effective verbal/written communication
- Flexible and adaptable