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Interim Payroll Manager (6 month fixed term contract) - Edinburgh

£30,000 - £35,000 - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified by Experience)
Ref: 2825 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2019
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iMultiply are delighted to be engaged exclusively on the position of interim Payroll Manager for an organisation based in Edinburgh city centre.

The Company

The organisation is renowned for supporting people in their communities throughout the Lothian Region. Over the past 12 months the organisation has seen very positive changes as it thrives to modernise and move forward, with further change expected over the next 24 months. Their culture & environment is a huge selling point to potential new employees as it puts a huge emphasis in ensuring it creates a fun, interactive, flexible and caring working environment.


The position of interim Payroll Manager is a challenging and high profile post for an individual who has substantial management experience within a complex payroll function. The payroll environment is fast-changing and processes and solutions are becoming increasingly technology based. The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills, strong knowledge of SAGE payroll and be able to demonstrate initiative and a can-do approach to tasks. To be successful if this position, you must thrive on challenges and enjoy working in a busy, dynamic environment.

On Offer

This is a full time fixed term position of Payroll Manager will offer an annual salary of £30,000 - £35,000 plus a competitive benefits packaging which includes generous holiday allowance and pension contributions. There is also a massive benefit that this role would offer a good degree of flexible working.

You will be responsible for but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Management of the payroll team and all related processes, ensuring that key deadlines are met whilst confirming legislative and regulatory obligations are adhered to.
  • You will seek to continually review and develop the payroll service, paying particular attention to system developments and lean processes.
  • You will have specific responsibility for interpretation and dissemination of payroll related policies and initiatives.
  • Ensuring payment files are prepared on time
  • Managing and developing the staff within the Payroll Office.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • Management experience in a complex organisation with a varied and challenging payroll profile.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • A proven track record of commitment to excellence, best practice and customer-focused service.
  • Considerable experience of successfully managing both people and processes
  • A confident IT user, you will be able to demonstrate your ability to manage projects, successfully implement change and contribute to strategic management
  • Strong knowledge of SAGE Payroll 

If you would like a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please do not hesitate to get in contact with Andrew Robinson for more information