Payroll Manager

Job Overview

Axon Moore are currently recruiting for a market leading business based in Manchester who are looking for an Interim Payroll Manager to join their team on a 6 month contract to support with the full payroll process across 4 separate company payrolls.

 Alongside your day to day duties the successful candidate will also be involved in a number of exciting projects such as the implementation of a new HR and Payroll system.


Lead on the preparation of monthly payroll(s)(payrolls include a mix of hourly paid and salaried staff)
To deal with and action all payroll queries associated with the above
Starter forms: Review details and input to payroll / WFM system. Calculate pro rate salaries.
Leaver forms: Review and input to payroll / WFM system. Calculate holiday balances and pro rate salaries.
Amendment forms: Review and input to payroll / WFM system. Adjust hours for mid period changes, calculate back pay if necessary.
Collate, check and import store hours / warehouse overtime.
To deal with and action all payroll queries associated with the above.
Monitor and process hourly rate increases for ‘under 21’ employees.
Calculation of all taxes and statutory payments (NI, PAYE, SSP, SMP etc)
Completing monthly payroll sign off duties – pension assessment / payroll update / payroll reports to FC / BACS export.
Production and distribution of pay slips and P45’s
Liaise with third parties, i.e. HMRC P32 – FPS – EPS reconciliation and submission / Court Orders etc.
Interface with HR function and key contacts across the group
Support on testing and implementation of new HR / Payroll system.


Solid payroll experience  in a similar environment
SAGE (ideally SAGE 50) is essential
Intermediate or advanced Excel skills
CIPP qualified is desirable
Experience in a multi-site retail environment desirable
IT Literate – excellent working knowledge of word, excel, email, internet etc
Works well under pressure and to tight deadlines
Flexible, professional, resilient
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Possesses a high level of confidentiality and sensitivity
Able to work well on own initiative and takes a pro-active approach to their work
Able to communicate with senior stakeholders within the business
Immediately available/available on short notice



Full Time


Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary0- £15,000
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