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Payroll Team Leader

  • Location Leicestershire
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH107841

Payroll Team Leader - Leicester - £28,000 ( potentially up to £30k)

  • Assist with supervision of 3 Payroll Assistants
  • Ensure that the team will meet all deadlines for the payroll
  • First point of contact for the team's escalated queries
  • Assist in control of the Payroll mailbox, ensuring all incoming information is recorded and distributed amongst the team for processing as appropriate
  • Weekly upload of all information from HMRC including Tax Codes, Student Loans and RTI advices
  • Oversee monthly payroll input by the team in its entirety, ensuring accurate and timely completion.
  • Monitor progress and ensure there is an even distribution of workload throughout the month
  • Check monthly payroll input prior to deadline
  • Run Errors and Warnings, Payroll Summary and BACS files. Complete Gross to Net analysis.
  • Assist in month end reporting process to the business and any and all 3rd Party's
  • Assist in year-end process
  • Assist in project work
  • Review Payroll and Benefits pages on payroll homepage of Intranet, update and amend regularly
  • Keep up to date with legislation changes
  • Assist in training and development of the Payrolls team
  • Monitor sickness absences for long term or frequent absentees, where medical certificates are required and against company sick pay entitlements
  • Make salary adjustments for employees exceeding entitlements
  • Monitor holiday entitlements mid-year and at the end of the holiday year for potential deductions. Assist with Self-Service queries and buy and sell offers


  • Previous experience preferably in a similar payroll environment and with proven supervisory level skills
  • A background working in a SSC environment will be desirable
  • Have experience of creating and submitting BACS payment files, be able to complete manual calculations and make emergency payments
  • Have excellent communication skills, both on the telephone, via e-mail and letter
  • Be organised, flexible, adaptable and somebody who can work well under pressure and to tight deadlines