Payroll Manager - Part-time

30001.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual
21 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About The Role

As Payroll Manager you will be responsible for the coordination, administration, analysis and delivery of the company's payroll, pension and benefits package. You will process payroll data and submit to the outsourced payroll provider Payescape. You will make final checks and reconcile payroll data received before processing payments.

The position is available on a part-time basis - 20-25 hours per week / 4 days.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and submit UK payroll data to our external payroll bureau (Payescape), ensuring payroll is processed accurately each month, including auto-enrolment pension, temporary staff, CCV and voluntary benefits (circa 260 staff).
  • Prepare and submit pension pay data to our external payroll bureau for pension payments (circa 300 pensioners).
  • Check and reconcile Payroll processing submitted by Payescape.
  • Prepare and submit data to our external payroll providers for overseas payrolls and ensure payments are communicated to Finance (India and Germany).
  • Timely preparation and upload of BACS files in readiness for submissions
  • Prepare and maintain the payrolling benefits via the payroll and the annual reporting of P11d(b)
  • Prepare and submit to Finance monthly payroll reports and journals as necessary.
  • Prepare and submit all statutory reporting and associated payments and analysis for tax year-end.
  • Preparation and submission of the annual company PSA (PAYE settlement agreement).
  • Be the main point of contact for all pay, pension and benefit queries from employees.
  • Provide reports and analysis of payroll data as required including gender pay gap reporting.
  • Manage and deliver the twice-yearly flexible benefits window in partnership with our systems provider (YouAtWork) and benefits advisers (Goddard Perry).

Skills & Experience

  • An excellent understanding of Payroll processes gained in a similar role, with up to date payroll legislation knowledge.
  • A good understanding of Statutory payments and legislative reporting requirements (SPP, SMP and SPL including KIT & SPLIT Days, FPS, EPS)
  • Experience of flexible benefits and salary sacrifice (essential).
  • Experience of auto-enrolment regulations and communication.
  • Experience of payroll reconciliations
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Able to deal with pressure and managing conflicting priorities. Must be able to multi-task.
  • A curious attitude - with the interest and tenacity to keep abreast of payroll legislation.
  • Adaptable, pro-active, positive and solution focussed ("can-do" attitude).
  • Strong client service skills, professional, confident, credible and responsive.
  • Recognises and respects the confidential nature of Payroll/HR activities.
  • Experience of Microsoft Outlook with strong Excel skills and good Word and PowerPoint skills.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Highly numerate.


  • Maths & English to GCSE level or equivalent.
  • Up to date payroll legislation knowledge. Associate CIPP membership would be desirable.

Communication Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.


Salary range: 30-40K FTE


At TRL we offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Support for professional memberships and study
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Life Assurance cover and Group Income Protection
  • Flexible working hours
  • Flexible benefits package (including child care vouchers, discounted gym membership etc.)

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