Payroll Supervisor Job In City of Edinburgh

Payroll Supervisor

  • £27000 - £31000 per annum
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
  • City of Edinburgh
  • Job Ref: 230100130
  • Permanent

Job Details

What’s in it for you?

  • Work for an internationally recognised awarding body with a global reputation for quality
  • Great opportunity for you to develop new experience and manage a large payroll function
  • Contribute to the overall development of financial systems, processes and procedures
  • Join an integral part of the business in a company which helps people build skills, enhance credibility and are industry recognised
  • Excellent work life balance with flexible working hours available
  • Get your weekend off to a great start with early finishes every Friday
  • Any successful applicant will have access to a market leading benefits package
  • Free parking but also excellent links to public transport making the morning rush that little bit easier

Overview of Responsibilities:
  • Supervise the day to day operations of the Payroll function while also providing direction to your colleagues
  • Co-ordinate and manage the workflow of the function to ensure that processing, reporting and statutory deadlines are met
  • Line manage, develop and motivate a team ensuring tasks are continually prioritised and reviewed to deliver a required range of services
  • Resolve complex customer enquiries/complaints ensuring all are dealt with promptly and effectively
  • Facilitate and review payroll activities weekly, monthly and annually
  • Provide advice, guidance and support to all stakeholders in relation to relevant legislation
  • Co-ordinate and approve user acceptance testing to ensure SAP projects are progressed on schedule and that all system needs are met
  • Produce reports and statistical information as required to ensure user requirements are met
  • Determine, in conjunction with line management, targets to be met and the implementation of action plans
  • Participate, as required, in cross functional projects to provide advice/guidance ensuring that financial policies, procedures and systems are revised and updated accordingly

Your Profile:
  • Be able to understand and carry out complex numerical and or financial calculations and analyse data
  • Line management experience
  • Have a general understanding of accounting principles
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership skills including influencing and motivating others
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Good IT skills, particularly with Excel and relevant finance packages
  • Have experience of reporting/collation of relevant data from multiple sources
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