Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager

Job Description

  • Full Time
  • United Kingdom
  • £27,000/yr - £36,000/yr UK / Year

Purpose of the role:

As Payroll Manager, you will take ownership of a portfolio of clients. You will act as a payroll subject matter expert, applying best practice and providing advice and guidance to clients on payroll matters. This role will be primarily home based, with team building and training days held at Phase 3 offices in Manchester City Centre on average once a quarter.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the full end-to-end payroll process for client payrolls, ensuring that all payrolls are accurate, completed on time and all statutory submissions are performed within required deadlines
  • Auto Enrolment duties on client payrolls, including upload of new starters, monthly contributions and cyclical re-enrolment
  • Client meetings to discuss issues and priorities
  • Working well with conflicting priorities and deadlines
  • Operate flexibly and have a desire to learn new systems and processes in a supportive environment
  • Be proactive and accountable to the highest calibre of professionalism, service and accuracy

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of Sage People or Brain Payroll
  • Experience managing high volume payroll(s) with 1000+ Employees
  • Strong Excel Skills, including competency in vlookup, pivot tables and intermediate formulas
  • Knowledge of P11ds/Payrolled Benefits
  • Communicative fluency, both verbal and in documentation
  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Excitement about flexibility, independence, initiative and knowledge-sharing in your job
  • Commitment to clients, team and a Phase 3 role
  • Add extra value to your application with experience of more than one of: CoreHR, iTrent, ResourceLink, Salesforce, Fairsail (now Sage People), Sage People Payroll, SAP, Unit 4, Business Objects, Cognos, SQL reporting (or legacy equivalents)

Phase 3 Benefits & Perks:

  • Unlimited paid annual leave (which is subject to the annual leave policy)
  • Quarterly bonus scheme where you can earn up to 15% OTE
  • Fully flexible work days/week
  • BUPA dental plan
  • Brand new office in Manchester’s Northern Quarter (for office days)
  • Regular team events and social nights
  • Development time and funding
  • Regular gifts and perks from Phase 3 to reward outstanding achievements, new members to your family or house moves as well as ‘special birthdays’
  • Access to up to £2,500 worth of home equipment
  • And many more!

Phase 3 is a Disability Confident employer and we endeavour to recruit from the widest possible pool of suitable candidates. The format of the interview will be – questions based around your experience and the requirements of the role. If you require any adjustments or special arrangements to be made to our application process on account of disability please contact [email protected]


Pay range in United Kingdom

Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

Base salary

£27,000/yr – £36,000/yr

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