Job Details

Payroll & Benefits Manager


Region : Greater London

Location: City of London, London

Salary: £55,000 - £65,000

Job Ref.: 53052763

Job Information

We are working with a well-established professional services firm, and they are looking for an experienced Payroll & Benefits Manager to join the business.
This is a hybrid role - 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.
The role would be ideal for experienced candidates who have strong experience managing the payroll and benefits function and are looking to work in a busy and fast paced environment. There is lots of scope to review and improve processors and in addition to managing the payroll, add strategic value to the benefits offering.
The focus of the role is to be responsible for the monthly processing of the payroll of c300 employees, keeping abreast with any compliance and statutory requirements, being the payroll expert and 'go to’ person for employees and Directors on all areas of payroll, and also review and administration of company benefits. Key duties and responsibilities will include;
-Working in a stand-alone capacity, manage and administer the monthly payroll processing for c300 employees and ensuring that all statutory obligations are met.
-Ensure that the payroll is accurate and processed on time, dealing with any queries from employees
-Review, improve and implement effective payroll and benefit processors, and reduce employee queries
-Produce and maintain reports regarding payroll and benefits
-Collate annual salary reviews and bonus proposals
-Administer and promote all aspects of employee benefits including Private Healthcare, Life assurance, Group Income Protection, Cycle to Work, Childcare Vouchers, season ticket loans
-Manage and administer the company pension scheme, including opt in/out requests, upload pensions data, legal declarations etc
-Working with the Directors to identify gaps in the benefits offering, including review of current vendors, manage renewals and identify any new vendors to increase the company benefits offering
-Execution of HMRC end-of-year processes, including P60s and submission of P11d/P35 forms.
-Administration and management of the annual salary and bonus payments
-Support to the wider HR team and work on ad-hoc projects

For this role candidates will need to have proven experience at this level and be confident managing the full payroll and benefits process. Ideally candidates will hold CIPP Qualification or CIPD, although this is not essential.
A confident and outgoing approach is required, with excellent attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
They are looking for someone who can be an expert in this field for the business and can offer advice and guidance on all areas of payroll and benefits. There is lots of opportunity to review and improve payroll and benefits processors, strategically review and manage the benefits offering, and also be involved in wider HR areas.
Great benefits including annual bonus scheme, enhanced pension, private healthcare, life assurance, 25 days holiday, flexible and hybrid working.
This is an immediate need, so please apply online and a consultant from Cameron James will be in touch ASAP.