Head of Payroll - West Midlands

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Payroll Manager

West Midlands

Salary negotiable

Permanent, FTC considered

A large retail business in the West Midlands are looking for a Payroll Manager.

This is a new role created to bridge the gap between operational Payroll and strategic overview, leading a large Payroll function which services a significant headcount across the UK. There is an opportunity here to overhaul current working practices and add value within an evolving international business.

This is a business that has seen significant growth in recent times and the implementation of new Payroll systems. With over 15 separate payrolls this is a complex requirement within a fast moving matrix business; as Payroll Manager you will ensure that the day to day runs smoothly by creating an efficient process. Additionally, you will work with colleagues across HR and the wider business to input to and support business strategy.

This is not a business as usual Payroll position. We are looking for an experiences Payroll manager who can think creatively, identify and solve problems and work collaboratively with Payroll colleagues across the globe.

You will need:

  • Experience leading a large payroll team with over 20 direct reports

  • Experience in a large corporate business with significant headcount (c.20,000)

  • Ability to coach and mentor your team, maintaining a positive and collaborative ethos

  • Experience developing payroll strategy

  • Ability to improve on existing process to create a robust and clear framework for all staff

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, with a track record of working at executive board level

  • Experience working/liaising internationally would be an advantage

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