Payroll Manager

Page Personnel
Huntingdon, England
£37500 - £42500 per annum
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

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Full Time
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Job Details

This Sawtry based Education and training organisation are looking for a permanent Payroll Manager with ideally some HR knowledge/experience to support the companies process and function improvement over the next few years, with a strong base and ability to offer great flexibility, staff welfare and support this is the ideal role for a payroll specialist with some HR knowledge.

Client Details

This Education and Training organisation are based in Sawtry in-between Peterborough and Huntingdon and have a great company culture of supporting staff whilst offering great services to their customers. Working with a full functioning HR and Finance function this Payroll Manager role will aim to lead on payroll related matters whilst driving efficiency's, ideally leading and driving a new payroll system implementation.


Payroll Manager key duties and responsibilities;

  • Manage the monthly Payroll and lead on Pension matters alongside the finance and HR team
  • Support the organisation to embark on a new payroll system implementation
  • To be the HR lead in ensuring that payroll processes are reviewed for effectiveness
  • To be the expert on payroll matters and ensure compliance.
  • To keep up to date with changes to terms and conditions that may affect pay and employment legislation
  • To be responsible for training new HR officers either by Tupe or appointment in payroll administration.
  • On occasions undertaking payroll input to support the team
  • Responsible for line management of Core HR team, providing support and coaching including the performance management process. In the short-term absence of an HR Officer provide additional support to the core team as needed.
  • Work with HR colleagues to ensure that the core office is adequately covered on a day-to-day basis.


The successful Payroll Manager will have a mix of the following experience and characteristics to flourish in this position

  • The ability to manage a payroll form start to finish for a multi site organisation with full knowledge of payroll and pension legislation (Ideally for a defined benefit pension scheme)
  • Excellent Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills to include the creation of spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of HR processes and integrated HR/Payroll systems. Working knowledge of an external payroll portal.
  • Excellent and up-to-date knowledge of employment legislation and best HR practice.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Great attention to detail to ensure accurate Payroll provision
  • Experience of leading/ being involved in the implementation of a new payroll system would be a large bonus but non essential

Job Offer

The Payroll manager will be sat in the HR function which is a supportive and positive team. Based in Satry in-between Huntingdon and Peterborough this is permanent role with excellent Pension scheme, flexibility and the offer of ownership of your role in this Education and training organisation


Whether you’re looking to take your first step on the HR career ladder, or you’re seeking a fresh challenge in a new HR job - we’re here to help. Our specialist consultants know the HR market inside out and can help you to find the right role for your specific skills and requirements.

Here are just some of the job areas we specialise in:

  • HR administrators
  • HR officers
  • HR assistants
  • Payroll administrators
  • HR advisors
  • Learning & Development assistants
  • Training administrators
  • Organisational Development assistants
  • Recruitment assistants

We recruit permanent, temporary and contract HR jobs.

If you’re looking for a new position or are thinking of changing jobs, here are some reasons to choose Page Personnel Human Resources:

  • Dedicated, specialist consultants with strong industry knowledge
  • The expertise and resources of our extensive global network
  • A consultative approach to creating a successful placement
  • Advice and support at every step of your job search

Barney Stupples
01932 264 154

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