Payroll Manager - 6 month FTC
syncreon America Inc
Hinckley, LEC, GB
6d ago

We are looking to recruit a proficient hands on’ Payroll Manager with proven experience in managing payroll in a fast paced and ever-changing environment, for circa.

900 hourly and salaried employees, across 9 sites based in the UK & Ireland. Initially this will be on a fixed term contract for a period of six months however, there is the potential for this to be extended or converted to a permanent position.

Ideally, you will have worked in a Manufacturing / Logistics industry. This position will be based at our Site in Hinckley, report to the Finance Manager and you will manage a small team.

About the Role

This is a new role and as our Payroll Manager, you will be accountable for the processing of all our monthly Payrolls, ensuring that all employees are paid accurately and on time, complying with all statutory returns and payment deadlines.

You will also be responsible for the Company’s adherence to HMRC obligations and will ensure full compliance.

When you first join the Company your initial area of focus will be to conduct a full appraisal of our Payroll policies, processes and procedures.

The business will look for your guidance, recommendations and for you to put together a project plan for approval to :

  • Standardise all UK HR / Payroll practices and processes across all UK sites based on best payroll practice
  • Maximise and utilise the functionality of our existing Timeware system and interaction with our Payroll system
  • Improve efficiency, refine and automate our manual processes, as far as is possible, reducing paperwork and flow
  • Improve the accuracy of payroll data to be processed and reduce / eliminate, as far as is possible, room for error and current errors
  • Ensure robust reporting is put into place to meet the needs of Finance, Operations and other areas of the business, as required
  • Put mechanisms in place to maintain implemented recommendations and ongoing continuous improvement
  • How you will contribute

  • Implementing and improving processes ensuring we apply best practice and stay current’ with any payroll developments and / or legal obligations
  • Undertake Payroll project work
  • Ensure that documents for starters, leavers and contractual variations using our T&A and Payroll system are processed & correctly input
  • Oversee the end to end processing of all payrolls, within prescribed deadlines and file RTI submissions on time to HMRC
  • Understand company Pensions process and operation to comply with the Auto Enrolment Regulations
  • Assisting with day-to-day pension related queries from employees and the reconciling pension contribution reports from payroll with payments accepted by direct debit payments to pension providers
  • Assist in resolving payroll and pension queries from managers and employees including P60s and P11Ds
  • Work closely with the Finance team and build strong relationships to ensure that they have the required information on time for production of business monthly accounts
  • Produce relevant reports and statistics for financial management accounts
  • Oversee the completion of Office of National Statistics reports accurately and on time
  • Manage Payroll Team and ensure ongoing support with personal / professional development
  • Lead by example and work within the spirit of the company core values
  • Your key qualifications and experience

  • Proven Payroll Management experience, ideally qualified or working towards CIPP Qualification
  • Knowledge of HMRC reconciliation of P32 via UK Gateway and RTI submissions
  • Knowledge of all PAYE processes and documentation including P11d and end of year procedures and on-line filing
  • Knowledge of Pension Regulations and associated reporting and compliance
  • Be self-motivated with a can do’ attitude and strive for continuous improvement
  • Be personable, able to interact and work with all levels in the Company including Senior Management and lead by example
  • IT literate including strong Excel and database skills, Outlook, Word, Power point
  • Knowledge of Timeware and SAGE UK and Ireland
  • At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing.

    syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.


  • syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally;
  • stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

    About syncreon

    syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon.

    We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport.

    Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities.

    For more information, visit .


    Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and / or submit further background information.

    Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.

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