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Payroll Consultant

  • Location


  • Sector:

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Haleema Hussain

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0113 274 3000

  • Job ref:

    HH - 1705

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    7 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Payroll Consultant

You will be joining a large financial services organisation to lead, safeguard and transform the payroll team for an initial 7-month contract.

Main responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement a best practice model for Payroll.
  • Design, agree and implement an improvement road map.
  • Improve process, compliance and service outcomes for end-users.
  • Act as SME for Payroll and provide support for implementation of a flexible benefit project, recognising current scope and technology requirements.
  • Offer advice by establishing close working relationships with both key organisational stakeholders (primarily People and Enabling Functions) and the Payroll team.
  • Target cost and processing efficiencies.
Qualifications required:
  • CIPP qualified or equivalent professional qualification.
Essential skills and experience required:
  • Knowledge of Payroll and HMRC legislation.
  • Extensive understanding and experience of all payroll processes including pensions.
  • Management experience of operational teams in payroll.
  • Competent in risk reduction techniques, definition, measurement, analysis, implementation and controls.
  • Strong ability to focus on quality control.
  • Ability to manage and develop a team
  • Ability to challenge and Influence
  • Process improvement / LEAN experience
  • Experience of working with third party providers, e.g. Pensions, Flexible Benefits
Desirable skills and experience:
  • Working in a Financial Services organisation.
  • Completing risk analysis across a business to identify and challenge points of vulnerability and recommend risk reduction strategies.
  • Change management skills in Payroll
  • Strong commercial awareness.