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Payroll Manager ( New Opportunity )

Job Description

Are you an experienced Accounts Payable team member, looking to move into a senior position?

Salary/ Benefits
In order to attract the very best talent a competitive salary is on offer and the following:

  • 31 days holiday allowance
  • Great benefits

Our client is a diverse and exciting organisation, comprised of multiple companies to form the well-known charitable group. Their aim is to build a sustainable future for communities by tackling existing and emerging social needs. Offering a range of services to the local communities in Northern Ireland from care services, educational services and sports, our client continually caters to support and serves.

The Ideal Person
If you have at least 2+ years' experience working in a large payroll function, this could be the care move you are looking for:


  • 5 GCSE's grade C or above to include English and Maths
  • 2 A-Levels or equivalent or 5 years in payroll
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a large complex payroll function
  • Minimum 2 years' using computerised payroll systems
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft programmes
  • Working knowledge of UK PAYE legislation


  • Relevant payroll qualification EG: CIPP
  • Sage payroll qualification
  • Sage 50

The Person

  • Flexible attitude and ability to priorities workload
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Analytical mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

As a Payroll Manager you will be:

  • To be the key point of contact for liaising with the clients payroll provider.
  • To drive improvement in payroll processing and reporting.
  • To manage payroll related services internally, ensuring effective payroll controls, policies and procedures are in place and operating.
  • To be responsible for timely and accurate payment processing and review of discrepancies.
  • To be responsible for posting payroll information into Sage 200.
  • To be responsible for all aspects of payroll related financial control, including month end reconciliations.
  • To product payroll management reports and undertake ad-hoc payroll reporting and payroll related projects.
  • To have an understanding of employer payroll and pension obligations and be responsible for ensuring compliance.
  • To have a good working knowledge of the clients terms and conditions and to provide accurate information and guidance when required.
  • To keep up to date with all legislative changes relating to payroll
  • To liaise with outside agencies.
  • To undertake such other relevant duties which may from time to time be required that are relevant to the post.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accounting and Finance job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Hannah MacLaren in the strictest confidence.