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Assistant Payroll Manager (12 month FTC)

Job reference: 003770

Closing date: 28/03/2021

Salary: up to £30,000 per annum

Department: Finance

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Here at N Brown Group we are looking for an Assistant Payroll Manager on a 12 Month fixed term contract.

In this role you will be dealing with all payroll activities for the N Brown Group and will assist the Head of Payroll in leading the team. Our business has undergone a significant period of change, a new HR & Payroll System has recently been implemented, and the Payroll Team will soon be bringing the payroll in house for our Irish brand Oxendales.

Responsibilities for the Assistant Payroll Manager are to:

  • Focus on processes and elimination of manual activities where possible
  • Lead on the preparation of UK and Ireland Monthly Payroll(s)
  • Line Management of 2 Payroll Administrators, ensuring tasks are assigned and undertaken on a Daily Basis, and Monthly Reviews are held to assist with their continued development
  • Ensuring Payroll and Expense Queries are replied to within defined SLA’s
  • Working closely with People Shared Service Team to ensure all employee data is kept up to date
  • Preparation of Annual P11d(b) and PSA
  • Monthly National Minimum Wage Reviews

What are we looking for?

You will be CIPP qualified (Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals) or currently working towards completion of CIPP and have proven experience of end to end payroll processing. You should be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the necessity for accurate payroll reporting for the group, HMRC and other tax authorities. Previous management experience is essential, and you should have experience of performing regular one to ones and performance reviews.

About N Brown

Here at N Brown, we champion inclusivity by making our customers look and feel amazing. We don’t believe that age, size, shape or background should stop anyone from feeling confident, stylish and happy with the way they look and feel. With our industry leading expertise in creating fashion that fits, we’ve been proudly breaking down these barriers for over 150 years. We help our customers to express themselves with stylish products, helpful services and flexible finance. Now, we’re moving forward together, embracing innovation and new technology, to continue to delight our customers.

Working here you’ll explore everything the world of digital retail has to offer — asking questions, trying new things and chasing new opportunities. Combine this curiosity with the freedom to make your own decisions, take charge of projects and work flexibly, and you’ve got the perfect place to show your skills and learn new ones. It’s fast and furious here at times, but this just means something new and exciting is always on the way. So, if you collaborate, think on your feet, embrace innovation and love rising to a challenge, your work with us will have a serious impact on the business, your career and our customers’ lives.

What’s in it for you?

As Assistant Payroll Manager at N Brown you will receive a competitive salary of up to £30,000 per annum (DOE) plus bonus, pension scheme, life assurance, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, in addition to taking advantage of a holiday purchase scheme! You will benefit from our flexible working hours and fantastic location based in the heart of the northern quarter, Manchester. You will receive fantastic employee discount on our products, a discounted share purchase scheme and access to our Employee Assistance Programme and much more!

We are proud to be N Brown.


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