Job Title: Payroll Supervisor

Job Title: Payroll Supervisor

Job Description

Job Title: Payroll Supervisor

Reporting to: Payroll Manager

Reporting staff: Supervision of payroll assistants

Location: Head Office


Purpose of role:

To effectively manage the weekly payroll (approximately 3,100 people) and support the preparation of two further monthly payrolls (approximately 300 people) for the Newcross and Lexicon businesses, challenging current systems and procedures, proposing and implementing changes as required.

The successful applicant will have 3-5 years’ experience of successfully preparing and reporting on both weekly and monthly Payrolls in a growing SME. They will ideally have a Payroll qualification such as Pearson Edexcel /BTEC Professional Certificate in Payroll Supervision.


Organisation chart:

Key Tasks:

Perform Payroll function for both weekly and monthly payrolls.

Prepare weekly payroll for Establishment and Homecare.

Make weekly payroll adjustments

Input tax forms for all new starters/leavers/P45/P46 and all relevant paperwork.

Manage the process of timesheet input (up to 5,000 timesheets scanned in per week)

Key Tasks contd.:

Action manual timesheet changes as required (approximately a third of all sheets)

Effectively deal with all payroll queries

Deal with benefits agency / mortgages and rental etc

Process SSP and SMP

Process salary sacrifice schemes

Prepare and present management information to Management Accountant

Compliance with HMRC payroll regulations and completion and submission of payroll returns including P60 / P35, P46 (car) P11d etc

Bradford score, holiday register, sickness absence measures

Manage pension defined contribution pension scheme

* This list is not exhaustive and may be amended through agreement at any time.


Person Specification


Payroll related qualificationX

High standard of general educationX


3-5 years payroll experienceX

Sole-charge payroll experienceX

Competent user MS OfficeX

Knowledge of salary sacrifice schemesX

Experience of administering pension schemeX

Analytical & challenging of status quoX

High problem solving skillsX

Experience of high volume weekly payroll X

Self-starter with high personal energyX

2 yrs + people management experienceX

High level customer service skillsX

Signed: ______Date: ______


Signed: ______Date: ______


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