Payroll and HR Systems Manager

  • Job Reference: 213740
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2024
  • Recruiter: hireful
  • Location: Bradford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Location: BD4 6HN
Division: HR
Contract Type: Permanent - Salaried

Our payroll and HR system expert you'll also manage our compensation, benefits and rewards too, offering a great opportunity to continuously develop your knoeldge and skills. Your core role will see you taking the lead on all payroll and HR systems activities including 3rd party supplier management, compliance, reporting and payroll queries. A hands on role, you’ll also be our HR Systems owner, ensuring our HR and Payroll system is meeting the evolving needs our employee base and efficiently manages our regulatory and business needs too.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Own all aspects of payroll management including:
  • 3rd party payroll supplier management and contract compliance
  • Manage all payrolls including salaried, hourly paid and Republic of Ireland
  • Payroll administration supporting an excellent employee experience
  • Managing all payroll queries including mitigating the risk of future occurrence
  • Main UK liaison with external benefits providers and intermediaries and the US Compensation & Benefits Team;
  • Responsible for the HR Services budget and works closely with Head of HR to cost controls, performance and output of vendors ensuring a value for money and valued added service;
  • Own the HR and Payroll System ensuring it’s fully maintained and effective for our varied employee base
  • Own all HR reporting from design to delivery and review, including annual reporting including annual public reporting such as the Gender Pay Gap
  • Accountable for ensuring all people related data is accurate and up to date and held, processed, stored and disposed of in line with relevant legislation requirements e.g. GDPR;
  • Proactively manage the HR interests of the UK pension scheme and act as main contact for all pension meetings and provide pension administration support;
  • Work closely with the finance teams to ensure that all HR input for compliance and audit are completed in a timely manner;
  • Contribute to the development of HR policies, processes and initiatives in line with strategic direction, ways of working and engagement activities;
  • Lead on strategic elements of pay, compensation, bonus and reward reviews which involves managing data and presenting this to HR and Finance leads as required.
  • Manage the administration of HR Services such as contracts, policy and procedures

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience of HR &/or payroll systems implementation, ideally from project scope through testing, implementation and end user delivery
  • Experience of managing multiple payrolls including salaried, hourly and Republic of Ireland payroll
  • Working knowledge of UK, and ideally Ireland, payroll and associated HR legislation, process and procedures influencing Payroll, Compensation and Benefit, including GDPR
  • Previous experience of delivering multiple, timely and accurate payroll through 3rd party suppliers
  • Working knowledge of compensation, reward and benefits including pensions, bonus schemes
  • Knowledge of global influences on payroll and HR systems administration would be a significant advantage
  • Strong digital mind-set with evidence of creating efficient through maximising technology
  • Experience of upskilling people managers to ensure the timely accurate management of payroll, compensation, rewards and benefits
  • Experience of managing HR reporting and audit requirements
  • Evidence of proactively managing and improving processes, procedures and services you own

Based at our Dawson Lane site in Bradford, close to key motorway links you’ll be able to take advantage of:
  • Competitive salary
  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Health cashback scheme
  • Pension benefit
  • Hybrid and flexible working opportunities including working from home opportunities
  • Free onsite parking for when you are in the office
  • A variety of other cultural and lifestyle benefits, aimed at promoting a positive work/life balance


Posting Date: 29 Apr 2024

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