Payroll Specialist / Manager


£35000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus- Pension +++++


United Kingdom,Lancashire

Job Type



Payroll Manager / Specialist



Agility Resourcing are seeking a Payroll Professional to join a multi-sited manufacturing company in Preston who due to an internal promotion are seeking a Payroll Manager to join them.

We are seeking a Payroll Specialist / Manager to be responsible for the operation of the computerised payroll system for monthly payments for 480 employees across 4 Manufacturing sites in UK.

The main responsibility is to ensure that employee earnings, statutory and other deductions are correctly calculated, authorised, and paid in a timely manner according to internal and external deadlines and that the payroll is processed in compliance with relevant regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Processing of computerised payroll for monthly paid staff
  • Payments to HMRC of statutory deductions
  • Payments to external companies/bodies for additional and voluntary deductions from payroll, including pension contributions.
  • Preparation and submission of P11D forms
  • Preparation and submission of HMRC annual returns
  • Coordinate responses for HMRC PAYE and Benefits audits
  • Compliance with pensions auto enrolment requirements
  • Preparation of budget payroll files
  • Prepare monthly accounting journals and general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Provide support for processing of employee expenses.
  • Liaise with external and internal auditors.

Key skills

  • In depth knowledge of payroll and benefit calculations, minimum 5 years working as a payroll professional.
  • Strong understanding and awareness of relevant legislation/regulations.
  • Ability and experience in dealing effectively with payroll related queries and data requests from all levels employee and management, and to engage the same for any data inputs required.
  • Recognised professional payroll qualification eg CIPP would be of benefit
  • Experience working with payroll software, time recording systems and excel.
  • Good working knowledge of pensions.
  • Must be within commuting distance of Preston.

Please call Peter for a confidential chat 01772 278078

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