Payroll Team Leader

  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Salary
    £17.39/Hour
  • Category
    Banking & Financial Services - Payments
  • Job type
    Temporary
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference
    3999LBRW

This is an exciting opportunity to join our client as a Payroll Team Leader in the area of Wandsworth


Start date: ASAP
Hours: 36 hours
Salary: £17.39 PAYE
3 Months


Main Responsibilities




  • To administer, run, process and finalise allocated payrolls accurately and on time, using the Clients's HR / Payroll system (iTrent) and Business Objects.

  • To liaise closely with the Payroll Coordinators to maintain an overall view of the section's workloads, to ensure all section deadlines are met.

  • Availability to, on occasion, work outside the normal working hours of 9 to 5, to ensure that deadlines are met.

  • To maintain a high level of payroll system knowledge to enable the taking of full responsibility for running specified payrolls from start to finish.

  • To liaise with clients in setting deadlines for documentation receipt.

  • To liaise with Payroll and Processing Team regarding timetables for input, processing and completion of specific payrolls.


  • Employing best use of available resources for absence cover, vacancies and periodic work peaks that occur at certain times in the year.

  • To ensure Payroll Coordinators and adequately and comprehensively trained in all areas of payroll administration.

  • To monitor the performance of Payroll Coordinators to identify training needs. Liaising with Payroll Manager to facilitate identified trainings requirements.

  • To support the Payroll Manager by monitoring progress against targets. Identifying problems at an early stage and escalating to Payroll Manager.

  • To ensure that all payroll deadlines and service targets are met by the teams.

  • To ensure that departmental standards are adhered to, that payroll records are maintained, security of information is safeguarded and that payments are correct and correctly authorized.

  • To ensure compliance with specified procedures, reviewing procedures and internal checks within the payroll teams.

  • To communicate with Payroll Manager and team members to ensure a smooth flow of guidance, changes and key information.

  • To ensure all queries addressed to the teams are monitored and resolved quickly.

  • To handle complex queries.

  • To maintain an in depth knowledge of the payroll systems to optimize payroll processes, informing the Payroll Manager of any wider system problems.

  • To have the ability to undertake duties of a Payroll Coordinator and / or Payroll Team Leader.

  • To ensure that payroll logs are completed to assist in budgeting for payrolls.

  • To provide assistance and training with Parental Pay, interpretation of tax and other payroll operational and statutory regulations.


Consultant: Sarah Gillan Telephone: 01782 349135


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Please apply with your CV to: Sarah Gillan