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Payroll Manager




Priory People Team, 2 Barton Close, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 1SJ

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


up to £50,000 + Car allowance


37.5 Hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory group are an industry leader in the private healthcare sector employing over 23,000 people across 420 sites and we are looking for an experienced Payroll Manager to support our growing business. The Payroll Manager will have a demonstrable track record in leadership, and will ensure that the highest quality and accuracy across all payroll services is maintained. The key deliverables for this role include outstanding operational delivery of our key services and ensuring all of the HMRC submission and reporting requirements are met. The Payroll Manager will also have the ability to integrate changes as they are deployed over the coming months and years.

Covering all divisions with high volumes and pressurised deadlines, the successful candidate will need to have strong customer relationship skills, as well as the ability to manage a number of complex requirements.

If you are looking for a new challenge with an excellent growing company and think that you can drive improvements across the overall payroll function then we would like to hear from you. 

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the management and delivery of all aspects of Payroll
  • Support in the design and implementation of robust & efficient Payroll processes
  • Experience in a HR transactional environment with particular focus on Payroll processes
  • Working understanding of UK payroll legislation including HMRC requirements, PAYE tax, NI, Pensions etc.
  • Deliver measurable improvement in customer satisfaction and payroll function performance 
  • Responsible for the management and development of the payroll teams including 3 team leaders and 10+ payroll administrators 

What we’d like from you:

  • Ability to lead and coach a team of administrators and team leaders
  • A sound knowledge of Payroll processes and requirements
  • A customer focused approach
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work in a fast paced changing environment
  • Understanding of the relationship between payroll and pensions teams and relevant legislation 
  • A creative and innovative approach to the role
  • Very adaptable with self-confidence
  • Sector relevant experience is desirable

What we’d like to give you:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Car Allowance
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Pension

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