Service Care Solutions Ltd
This job has been posted for more than 30 working days and has expired.

Payroll Manager

Payroll Manager
Location: London
Contract: Permanent
Rate: £60,105 - £63,393 per annum
Start Date: ASAP

*Hybrid Working


Job Description
Service Care Finance are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in London for a Payroll Manager on a permanent basis.

The postholder will report into the Head of HR Customer Delivery and will be responsible for supervising 5 staff members.

Main Responsibilities

  • Lead our payroll service and be responsible for the integrity of our payroll processes, providing strategic and operational direction and leadership

  • Lead on the payroll digital improvements as part of our ambitious HR IT Programme

  • Act as at the council's expert, liaising with HM Revenue and Customs, ensuring that the payroll function meets statutory and contractual requirements

  • Work in collaboration with colleagues and partners to ensure a customer focused service to schools driving service improvements in line with the annual service plan

Ideal Candidate

  • Relevant payroll professional qualification or extensive experience at Payroll Manager level

  • Substantial experience of Local Authority payroll with experience of working on system improvements and strategic and operational direction

  • A detailed knowledge and understanding of PAYE Tax, National Insurance and Pension regulations

  • Experience of leading and motivating staff, developing skills and running an efficient payroll service


  • Up to 31 days leave per year (increasing to 36 days after five years of local government service)

  • 35-hour working week and a range of flexible working arrangements

  • Excellent pension scheme

  • Competitive pay - and a commitment to paying all staff and apprentices the London Living Wage

  • Annual season ticket loan

  • Cycle to Work scheme and discounted gym memberships

  • Smart Tech incentive scheme

  • Local discounts from restaurants, shops, health and beauty therapists, and more.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.