Payroll Manager - CIPP qualified (London)

£40,000 - £50,000 per annum

Do you hold a CIPP qualification?

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting for a Payroll Manager to work for their client who are a growing multidisciplinary railway engineering company.

The Opportunity 

  • You will be responsible for working in a business-critical role providing a timely and accurate payroll service whilst reporting directly to the Head of HR.
  • The role involves working within a small team in a complex T&C’s environment, supporting various internal and external stakeholders.
  • You will also have the responsibility of managing the payroll and benefits for a circa of 1400 employees.



Role and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the monthly, lunar and weekly pay are calculated accurately and efficiently.
  • Monitoring the organisation's payroll systems comply with relevant regulations, policies and ensure pay is calculated accurately and efficiently.
  • Monitoring and reporting on time sheet submission, sickness policy compliance and holiday allowance compliance to enable business managers to carry out their duties effectively whilst providing a centre of expertise and support network where this is needed.
  • Ensure that all legislative payroll deadlines are met on a monthly and annual basis and that relevant submissions comply with relevant regulation (e.g. P35/P60, P11D) and legislation (Data Protection Act 1984).
  • Produce management reports as required such as pay trends/forecast data for the management team.
  • Implement and develop payroll processes across the organisation.
  • Ensure there are minimum payroll errors across all payrolls.

The Candidate


  • Minimum Level 4 CIPP payroll qualification required
  • At least 4 to 5 years relevant practical experience of working with complex Terms & Conditions in a highly pressurised environment.
  • Experience in managing in-house payroll essential
  • Proven experience in working in a high-volume Payroll function including a fast-paced team environment.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of the recent changes in legislation.

Closing Date

25th November 2019


Sector: Rail

£45,000 +

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