£450-500 per day

Payroll Manager

Ref: 775| Posted: 23rd Nov 2022

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Durham Professional Services is delighted to be working with our major client in Glasgow to recruit a Payroll Manager to join them on a contract basis for an initial 6 months with the potential to extend.. (Umbrella only).    This role is open to candidates working from home. This role will manage a small team of Payroll Specialists and partner with a third-party payroll provider and client service delivery manager to ensure monthly and bi-monthly payroll cycles are completed accurately and on time for each country.

Key Responsibilities of this role include:-

  • Manages a team of Payroll Specialists to ensure monthly/bi-monthly global payrolls are accurate calculated and comply with global/country policies and local regulations.
  • Ensures ACCA complies with local tax laws and regulations and filings and payments are submitted to the appropriate tax authorities on time.
  • Ensures monthly/bi-monthly payroll related data changes from Workday and other sources are entered into our third-party payroll provider system for processing in line with payroll calendars.
  • Partners with People, Finance, and Global Business Services teams and provides expertise and guidance on payroll related queries
  • Leads in the preparation and collation of internal and external audit requests and ensure deadlines are met; liaises with third party payroll provider as required.
  • Implements payroll related policy changes, ensures changes are communicated to third party payroll provider.
  • Ensures payroll related documentation including processes and procedures, checklists, and country playbooks are maintained


To successfully perform this role it is expected that candidates will:-

  • Ability to lead a team of international and UK payroll specialists. Experience of Workday would be preferred but is not essential
  • Confident communicator with good presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong experience of reconciliation methodology
  • Motivated, proactive, and enthusiastic with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Structured and organised with the ability to plan and manage the teams and own workload.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of payroll related activities.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

To apply for this position send your CV to or call Mark on 0141 244 0246 for further details.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships