Head of Payroll - Cardiff

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Competitive Salary + Benefits
01 May 2018
29 May 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

Friisberg & Partners International are working with Dwr Cymru Welsh Water, one of the UK’s privately-owned water companies to recruit a Head of Payroll to work in their offices near Cardiff. 


Having recently taken the payroll function back in-house, the Head of Payroll will work closely with a range of internal stakeholders to streamline processes and lead the transformation of Welsh Water’s payroll activities.  The overall aim of this role is to deliver a contemporary customer led, cost effective, compliant, accurate and efficient service to the business.  In addition, you will develop a successful team while ensuring service levels are exceeded.


The Head of Payroll will need to have strong working knowledge of SAP and be comfortable working with SAP consultants to redesign the payroll system and lead this significant transformation project.

You will have prior successful experience of change leadership including stakeholder management with the Executive Team, employees, HMRC, regulators and trade unions.

A recognised payroll qualification e.g. CIPP Certificate in Payroll Practice or equivalent is desirable.

A demonstrable experience in managing, mentoring and motivating teams to success would be highly advantageous.

Job Offer

The Head of Payroll will receive a competitive basic salary along with an excellent benefits package. 

To apply for this role, please click on the apply button below and quote the reference 3856.

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