Payroll Consultant (FTC)

  • Job Reference: 11769
  • Date Posted: 8 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £300 to £375 Per Day
  • Bonus/Benefits: Remote Working
  • Sector: Accountancy, Human Resources
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: Minimum 6 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Neil Tyack
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11769 – Payroll Consultant (FTC)

Location: Remote Working


Our Client – a West-Midlands based PLC firm – is seeking a highly experienced Payroll Consultant to assist them on a full-time Fixed-Term-Contract basis (minimum 6 months). Working remotely, you will be responsible for bringing the companies’ entire payroll function (circa 400 employees) in-house from their current external resource.


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Implementing SAP,
  • Overseeing day-to-day payroll,
  • Ensure accurate calculation of various elements of payment types incl. bonuses, salary increases, overtime, sick & maternity / paternity pay,
  • Thorough checking of monthly payroll reports,
  • Thorough understanding of payroll system to run reports,
  • Setting monthly payroll deadlines, ensuring they are met,
  • Providing payroll reports for HR,
  • Handle and respond to queries relating to payroll,
  • Implementing & checking salary sacrifice schemes as required,
  • Ensuring accurate records are maintained in house,
  • Ensuring the correct methods of authorisation are followed with regards to pay changes,
  • Working knowledge of SAP through a previous implementation is essential.


The Right Person

  • Immediately available / someone on short notice would be preferred,
  • Proven experience as a Payroll Consultant… preferably with experience of transitioning to new providers,
  • Detailed knowledge of PAYE, SMP, SSP, SPP, SHPP,
  • Knowledge of pension auto-enrolment regulations,
  • Strong IT skills – SAP



  • Appointment Type: Fixed-Term-Contract (min. 6 months)
  • Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 per annum (subject to experience) / £300 – £375 Per Day as a Ltd Contractor,
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Holiday: 25 Days + Bank Holiday
  • NEST Pension
  • Remote Working (flexible arrangements considered in line with the needs of the business, equipment provided) 

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11769) on 0116 254 9404.