Experienced Payroller needed in return for competitive salary and generous benefits package
Your new company

Hays Accountancy and Finance are partnering with a long-established manufacturing client based in Cheltenham, who have developed a worldwide reputation in their field. They are looking to recruit for a payroll analyst with at least 1 year experience to join their team on a permanent full-time basis.

Your new role

To support the Payroll Manager – EMEA in providing specialist expertise for the processing a variety of monthly Payrolls. To ensure that the payrolls are processed are processed on time, accurately and with integrity.

Ensure that all statutory and Company procedures are adhered to and be responsible for the development and ongoing maintenance of the payroll system. To maintain close working relationships with Reporting, Treasury, Corporate HR Services, Human Resources, Compensation and Tax within Shared Services. This is in addition to maintaining close working relationships with payroll provider s and government and statutory agencies.


1. Process the larger payrolls from start to finish.
  • To plan, develop, and execute established payroll procedures, schedules, and controls needed to provide timely and accurate payroll.
  • To coordinate the collection and processing of payroll source documents and ensure they are complete, accurate and properly authorised for payments to employees and 3rd parties.
  • To ensure the proper timely distribution of payroll payments and payslips to employees on scheduled paydays.
  • To ensure payroll source documents are retained in line with HMRC, data protection and audit guidelines.
  • Working with third party payroll provider to ensure enhancements to the payroll system and all software upgrades are accurate and timely.
  • Under guidance from the Payroll Manager – EMEA, transition new payrolls into Corporate Services.
  • To process and calculate statutory payments as per the Companies and HMRC’s guidance. Statutory payments include SMP, SAP, SPP, SSP, etc.
  • Review and manually process company sickpay.
2. Regulation Compliance
  • To ensure the accurate interpretation of all Company policies and guidelines.
  • To ensure full compliance with government regulations whilst protecting Kohler assets and interests.
3. Reporting Requirements
  • To ensure that all payroll systems satisfy the Company's internal and external reporting and audit requirements. External reporting requirements include P11d’s, P46, P60 etc.
  • To provide timely and accurate responses to appropriate requests for payroll information or reports.
4. Payroll Controls
  • To provide and enforce all payroll controls required to eliminate erroneous and fictitious or excessive payments throughout the payroll system.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Studying towards a payroll or accounting qualification.
  • Ideally 1-2+ years payroll experience
  • Extensive experience of payroll practices and use of ADP Freedom and IHCM Payroll, and HR SAP preferred.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of concepts, best practices, and procedures within the field.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
  • Pro-active in resolution of associate queries.
  • Solid education, to include Mathematics and English.
  • Strong IT skills (Microsoft packages – Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to learn and adapt to using different systems
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Willingness to commence professional payroll qualification and study (E.g. apprenticeship)
  • Be able to demonstrate the company key beliefs:

What you'll get in return

£22k - £26k depending on experience 33 days holiday allowance including bank holidays rising to 25 with service. Pension (Er 7% Ee 5%), 3x salary Life Assurance, cycle to work scheme, staff sales discount, health cash plan, annual performance based bonus opportunities.

What you need to do now

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Job Type
Working Pattern
Flexible Working,Full-time
Manufacturing & Production
Competitive salary of £22,000 to £26,000

Talk to a consultant

Talk to James Bailey, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Cheltenham
Ground Floor, 53 - 57 Rodney Road

Telephone: 01242 226 227

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