Payroll Manager

Location Kilkeel, County Down
Job type Permanent
Salary Up to £23800 per annum
Published about 2 months ago
Contact Diane McGregor
Job ref WEB000138P_1634308242

Job description

Payroll Manager


Permanent: 38 hours per week

The Client: Situated at the edge of Kilkeel Harbour in Northern Ireland, our client boast a newly refurbished facility entirely focussed on producing delicious, sustainably sourced Scampi , caught in British and Irish Waters

The Role: The role will involve using Sage 50 payroll to manage and process a weekly payroll for approximately 250 employees in a timely and accurate manner as well as completing various payroll reports.

The post holder will have a strong commitment to confidentiality

Key Responsibilities:


  • Calculating hours and overtime using a time clock system and entering data onto Excel, using pivot tables to extract data to be uploaded to Sage 50 payroll.
  • Maintaining the payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data. · Processing a weekly payroll using Sage 50 Payroll including statutory year end returns and P60s.
  • Deal with correspondence from HMRC.
  • Deal with employee queries regarding wages, deductions, attendance, and time records.
  • Receive and coordinate requests for leave and other absences.
  • Adhere to payroll policies and procedures and comply with relevant law.
  • Identify, investigate and resolve discrepancies in timesheet and payroll records.
  • Honour confidentiality of employees' pay records.
  • Complete payroll reports for record-keeping purposes or managerial review
  • Answering telephone calls to deal with employee sickness/absence and recording this for their personal and payroll record.

Person specification:

  • Flexible and adaptable in approach to work with the ability to multi-task
  • Reliable and dedicated to the role
  • Meticulous and accurate
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communicator and personable
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise
  • Process driven

This is an outline job description and may be subject to change, according to the needs of the company, in consultation with the post holder.

Essential Requirements:

  • Commitment to confidentiality.
  • Strong working knowledge of Sage 50 Payroll
  • 2+ years payroll experience
  • Excellent IT skills with proven experience in all Microsoft Packages and a good knowledge of spreadsheets and pivot tables.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Confident telephone manner and highly developed interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • The ability to work as part of team as well as on own initiative.
  • Good time management.
  • Good standard of formal education with above average literacy and numeracy Desirable:
  • Experience in a managerial position
  • Experience with a piece rate pay system

In Return:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Holiday Entitlement

Hours of work:

  • Mon - Thursday 8am - 5pm/ Friday 9am - 1pm

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