Payroll Manager
12d ago

Bestway is the largest independent food wholesaler in the UK and we’ve achieved our success by offering the best prices, service and choice to help retailers build their businesses.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Manager to join us as we continue on our journey where both change and growth feature heavily.

In this role you will lead a small but experienced Payroll team of 4 in the delivery of an efficient payroll for circa 5,000 employees.

You will be the main point of contact for the leadership teams across our network including General Managers and Regional Managers as well as key HQ stakeholders.

One of the first priorities of the role will be to undertake a review of current internal processes and procedures to ascertain if there can be improvements made to current business practices.

Day to day responsibilities of this role will include to :

  • Ensure the team process all weekly and monthly payrolls accurately
  • Lead the team in processing all changes to the Payroll including new starters, leavers, pay and benefits changes
  • Ensure compliance with all HMRC legislation
  • Carry out KPI / Trend reporting
  • Interpret financial information and provision of advice to Senior Managers
  • Check PAYE and NI calculations
  • Prepare and maintain control data and reconciliations
  • Provide guidance on pension queries and input
  • Undertake checks to verify the accuracy of payroll data to minimise errors and comply with all statutory requirements.
  • To succeed in this role you should have demonstrable payroll experience, ideally gained within a multi-site retail environment.

    You should have strong working knowledge of legislation surrounding tax, pension, maternity, paternity etc. You will be comfortable leading, coaching and developing a team operating in a fast paced environment.

    You will understand the importance of providing good levels of customer service at all times, you will be a confident communicator with exceptional planning and organisation skills.

    KCS Sage Payroll system knowledge will be preferred.

    At Bestway, we’re passionate about meeting our customers’ needs and working as a team to grow our business. So if you’re looking for an opportunity to make an impact on an ambitious company that’s built its way up from humble beginnings, you could be the sort of person we are looking for.

    We offer an attractive benefits package including a salary commensurate with experience, annual leave, contributory pension, private healthcare (single cover), death in service benefit, free on-

    site parking, free on-site gym and a Bestway Wholesale membership card allowing you to shop at all of our sites.

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