Payroll & Pension Liaison Manager – Human Resources

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Payroll & Pension Liaison Manager – Human Resources
Bradford, Yorkshire
Interim Position

Bradford 5235621

Posted: 10th September 2023 16:57
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £25.70 per hour PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • Bradford, Yorkshire,

    BD1 1HX

What's involved with this role:

Interim Payroll & Pension Liaison Manager – Human Resources

Reference no:  Bradford 5235621

Pay Rate: Up to £25.70 per hour PAYE depending on experience  

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

City: Bradford, Yorkshire

The purpose of the role is to assist the Service Manager by taking specific responsibility for the operational direction, management and performance of the Payroll and Pension Liaison function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the Payroll and Support Management team, to be responsible for providing operational management, direction and area expertise.
  • Responsible for providing professional advice, support and guidance to all service users across the full range of payroll, pension and pay related conditions of service.
  • Responsible for the effective management, control and timely input and output of payroll system data, in accordance with Council policy and / or procedure and legislation where appropriate.
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of the HR/Payroll solution to ensure adherence to statutory and contractual legislation.
  • Responsible for the completion of all annual and monthly statutory information returns to the HMRC and Pension Scheme’s.
  • Development of the Payroll Service into a marketable business model to offer the payroll service to external clients and increase income generation.
  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with the Council's Employee Appraisal scheme for all Payroll staff in addition to appraising, reviewing performance and carrying out 121’s, with all direct reports, as prescribed by the scheme and /or Service requirement.
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining excellent communication channels across the Service and with other colleagues, customers, service groups and external partners or agencies
  • Responsible for managing attendance at work including managing sickness absence by carrying out the Return to Work interviews and /or informal reviews and presenting appropriate cases to the Service Manager in the formal review process, in accordance with the Council’s Managing Attendance procedure
  • Responsible for the health and safety of Payroll staff and ensuring appropriate risk assessments are carried out and follow up action taken, as appropriate.
  • Responsible for compliance with, the Councils Information Security policies, the appropriate use of the data held on Council systems and any relevant associated legislation, for example the Data Protection Act.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

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Skills & Experience:

  1. More than 5 years specific experience of management in a large payroll service dealing with multiple payrolls and a minimum of 10,000 employees.
  2. Must have experience of managing a team of payroll officers and expertise in the end to end payroll function including all statutory requirements.
  3. Expert knowledge in all payroll matters.
  4. Carries out the working practices, procedures and basic operations across a specialist area(s) namely payroll and pension liaison
  5. Contributes to the management of a budget , keeping costs within agreed levels for own section/team
  6. Uses, interprets, analyses, communicates complex numerical information and relays it to customers and staff in writing and/or over the telephone / face to face.
  7. Understands and uses robust and accurate financial control mechanisms.
  8. Ability to deliver presentations and/or information verbally to individuals and /or groups of people.
  9. Payroll professional ideally with Local Government and/or education sector experience.
  10. Experience of SAP would be an advantage.
  11. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



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Job Ref: Bradford 5235621
Payroll & Pension Liaison Manager – Human Resources
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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