PSSL - Interim Payroll Manager

Pilgrim&;s Food Masters
United Kingdom
06 Jan 2023
03 Feb 2023
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
We have recently announced the creation of Pilgrim s Shared Services, a fourth stand–alone company, which will bring together some of the support functions of our current three businesses (Moy Park, excluding France and Netherlands, Pilgrim s UK & Pilgrim s Food Masters). Its purpose is to deliver a high–quality shared service to those three businesses.

As the business grows, this shared service will broaden opportunities for career development as part of a far larger organisation. We will also continue our investment in technology to drive efficiencies and improved ways of working.

The Shared Services company includes a dedicated Procurement function. Reporting to Transactional Services Director, we are pleased to advise that we are now recruiting for an Interim Payroll Manager (12–month FTC).

The Role

  • Holds overall responsibility and accountability for all Moy Park and Pilgrims Food Masters payrolls
  • Leading high–performing teams for Payroll related duties
  • The delivery of service level agreements (SLAs) and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • The highest standards of financial control and meeting all compliance requirements, including SOX
  • Setting the agenda within the Payroll teams for driving process improvements and digitalisation, working collaboratively with the Continuous Improvement team to secure delivery.
  • Transition management of transferring PFM Payroll to align with agreed target operating models and ensure continuity of services to all business units.

Job Responsibilities
  • Timely and accurate delivery of all payrolls withing area of accountability
  • Maintain a full working understanding of the organisation s payroll procedures and other integrated business processes.
  • Ensure delivery of a high quality, customer focused, and cost competitive service to the wider business in accordance with agreed Service Level Agreements.
  • Ensure all targets and deadlines defined in KPIs and SLAs are met according to BUs expectation and agreement. Develop and maintain strong process controls to secure the completion of above
  • Lead and manage the Payroll team–leaders from hire to retire , managing performance, providing coaching, guidance and motivation, and developing colleagues to meet their potential.
  • Assign and prioritise workloads within the team to deliver high quality results, to enable development of colleagues and to ensure uninterrupted service in the event of absence and holidays.
  • Ensure that appropriate controls are implemented to reduce the risk of delays and errors, and implement actions to mitigate any impact.
  • Manage the relevant budget costs and ensure spend remains in control, regularly reporting progress.
  • Promote a continuous improvement culture – strive to simplify, standardise and improve processes across all Business Units towards quality and productivity improvements.
  • Ensure that all deliverables expected from improvement initiatives or transitions are identified, executed, tracked and signed–off.
  • Build strong relations with key stakeholders and their teams to facilitate delivery of accurate payments

What You'll Need
  • Leadership skills
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Good knowledge of Payroll and HR legislation
  • At least 5 years experience of managing a payroll team
  • Thorough and meticulous with extreme attention to detail
  • Advanced experience using Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues and identify process improvements
  • Excellent communication skills responding to queries from both internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience maintaining data with a high level of data accuracy
  • Experience working with payroll software packages
  • Experience working with Time & Attendance software packages

Similar jobs

Similar jobs