Payroll & Benefits Manager - Hybrid

  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Chichester
  • Posted: 07/03/2023
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387146833

Job Details

“The only impossible journey is the one you never begin.”  Tim Robbins.
Sheridan Maine are working with a well-established, growing financial services company based in Chichester. Due to ongoing success, there is an opening for a Payroll & Benefits Manager to join a small and friendly HR team to oversee the company’s payroll and benefit provision. This is a Hybrid opportunity where you will only need to be in the office 3 days a week.

My client is looking for a capable professional with proven experience working in Payroll to come in and hit the floor running. The ideal candidate will take full responsibility and ownership of all company benefits across the business, work alongside a managed service for x 3 small payroll divisions, be a fast learner, and be adaptable to a changing environment.

The successful candidate will possess good knowledge of pensions including Defined Contribution (DC), Self-Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP), and Salary Sacrifice. Some European payroll exposure would be an advantage, as would experience of enterprise management incentives (EMI) schemes.

To succeed in the role, it is important that you possess outstanding attention to detail and, be highly organised, with a high level in Excel including V-Look ups and Pivot tables.

Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you enjoy variety in your work? Looking for a Hybrid opportunity?
If yes, this may be the perfect role for you!
Responsibilities of the Payroll & Benefits Manager will include, but are not limited to:

  • Dealing with staff inquiries on Payroll, Pension, Bonus, Overtime, etc
  • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Adding new starters onto the medical scheme (PMI/ Life)
  • Oversee all company benefits
  • Monthly preparation and submission of Payroll and Pension data
  • Gathering salary and bonus benchmarking data
  • Analysing and interpreting data
The successful candidate will need the following attributes:
  • Previous experience working with Payroll & Benefits
  • You will have experience with RTI, P60s, P11Ds, and PSA and dealing with HMRC, the Apprenticeship Levy, and its forthcoming changes, and the application of NI
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen for problem-solving
  • Natural rapport and relationship-building qualities
  • Patience, tenacity, curiosity, and absolute discretion
  • Team player and able to work on your own initiative
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
  • English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent), at Grade A-C, and be educated to ‘A’ level standard
  • Good benefits administration experience is also required; previous payroll software experience is essential
  • Good eye for detail
  • High level of IT Literacy (Intermediate Excel level)
  • 25 days holiday (rising to 27 days with length of service)
  • Private Medical Insurance – from day one of your employment
  • Life Assurance (death in service) -from day one of your employment
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Holiday buyback
  • Give As you Earn
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Income Protection
  • Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection and a generous contributory pension scheme.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full-time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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