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Head of Payroll

Head of Payroll

  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Part-qualified & Transactional Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Luke Blair

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    14 Feb 00:00

  • Startdate:


Cedar is currently working with a nationally-known company with a base in Luton to recruit a Head of Payroll. The role oversees multiple payrolls across tens-of-thousands of employees across the nation and has 2 direct reports who are responsible for the wider team.

Some of the duties for the role are:

  • Take responsibility for the consolidation of the national offices into separate Head Offices
  • Build a strong payroll team in the Luton Head Office
  • Ensure Payroll processes are documented and ensure operational continuity.
  • Create and continuously develop
  • Ensuring audit compliance with payroll matters
  • Have full autonomy for the payroll function, overseeing and developing the current payroll function, adding improvements to the process where possible
  • Deliver efficient, effective and consistent payroll processes
  • Keeping up to date with any industry changes that may impact upon the payroll department or provide opportunity for improvement

Key Skills:

  • Extensive Payroll Management experience is required
  • Experience with implementing processes, systems (etc) essential
  • Previous experience working closely with, and influencing, business partners and stakeholders
  • Customer orientated approach
  • Previous multi-site experience is essential
  • Experience managing projects is essential
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ideally will be CIPP qualified

This is a great opportunity for somebody who is looking to join a fantastic and exciting company, and enhance, as well as utilise, their existing skills.