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Interim Payroll Manager - FTC

  • Location London
  • Job-type Contract
  • Reference BBBH112120

Investigo are currently partnering with a well-established, PE Backed business in their search for an Interim Payroll Manager on a 6 month FTC basis. The client will offer a generous benefits package and flexible working. We are also looking for someone immediately available or available at very short notice.

The role:

  • Support the Senior Payroll Manager in the process of payments for employee wages and benefits, ensuring that starters and leavers are correctly set up on the system and that all changes to terms are appropriately authorised
  • Ensure overtime and bonus payments are approved and correctly calculated
  • Manage the Payroll inbox which involves liaising with Store / Concession Managers and employees
  • Deal with employee queries about pay dates, absences and enquiries regarding pay amounts and escalating them to the Payroll Manager as appropriate.
  • Maintaining corporate procedures and statutory obligations and assisting the Payroll Manager in reviewing and auditing payroll submissions
  • Partner closely with ADP payroll provider and HMRC on local regulations around payroll, taxes, and national insurance
  • Perform control checks for audit / reporting and timely completion of information for ongoing Internal and External audits
  • Improve processes and drive requirements for additional improvements to eliminate manual processes which might also involve partnering with other regions across the business
  • Assume responsibilities of Payroll Manager in case of absence


  • Expert Excel user
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work well within a team and independently
  • Ability to work to stringent deadlines
  • Personable approach but resilient when required
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing business demands
  • Knowledge working on ADP Payroll system - ideally IHCM and Realtime

If interested please email your CV to