Department Manager, Payroll

Job Type Finance
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
07
Closing Date 28/3/2019
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term - 9 Months
Salary £46,600 - £63,000
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week

Week 1 - 08:00-16:15
Week 2 - 08:30-17:00

Duties & Responsibilities

The Partnership's Finance Operations team is looking to recruit a Department Manager, Payroll Finance, to supervise the delivery of the team's core business as usual objectives, including monthly payroll cycles (UK and Channel Islands) as well as week by week operational planning and execution.

The role is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a high performing team in a dynamic environment involving a period of significant change; this position will be fundamental to bringing success to key parts of our business.

As well as the core benefits outlined below, the successful candidate will benefit from the broad and mature management framework of a world class shared services function in Finance Operations, including areas such as training and development, risk management and continuous improvement.

Due to the short term nature of the role, relevant and up to date technical knowledge - as well as experience of managing high performing teams - are essential.

Job Requirements

As a Department Manager, Payroll you will lead and develop your team to deliver accurate, efficient and quality service. You will manage and deploy resources to ensure sufficient service delivery and ensure accuracy of team outputs through quality assurance framework. Other responsibilities include, ensuring compliance with key relevant internal controls as well as external regulatory / statutory policies including data privacy and security.

Please see the job description attached for further information.

In return for your hard work, you will benefit from our market-beating range of Partner benefits, including:
- An annual Partner bonus
- Partnership discount card (John Lewis and Waitrose)
- Access to our 5 privately-owned hotels
- Up to £250 towards a non-working related learning activity of your choice
- Up to £60 per year towards the cost of concert or theatre tickets
- A wide range of corporate discounts
- Free access to many UK Heritage sites

...and so much more! Please visit www.jlpjobs.com/about/benefits/ for full details.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Demonstrable track record with managing teams
- Experience in stakeholder management and customer service delivery
- Detailed working knowledge and experience of Payroll
- Up-to-date experience within UK payroll,including legislative / regulatory environment, payroll policy and relevant accounting

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- Qualified accountant or relevant specialist
qualification (e.g. CIPP)
- Retail experience
- Considerable experience leading teams within a shared service centre or Head Office environment
- Experience of Oracle financial systems

Please note, this role is subject to pre-employment screening

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