Payroll Manager – Cookstown £40k

Excellent opportunity for an experienced Payroll professional to head up a well established team

  • £32 - £45k
  • Cookstown
  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Full Time

Payroll Manager


£40k DOE


Our client is a leading privately owned group of companies.  This role will have a focus of overseeing and managing the payroll function of over 1200 employees and also development and implementation of a new integrated payroll system.  Reporting to the Group CFO, this exciting opportunity will encompass both your technical know-how and the management of a well-established team.


Main Duties

  • Manage a team of 4 to ensure payroll accuracy and legal compliance.
  • Leading the implementation of the payroll modules of the new Payroll/HR System.
  • Dealing with any payroll queries that arise and identify and correct any errors.
  • Dealing with pension related matters and liaison with external third parties.
  • Producing payroll reports and provide detailed analysis for management review.
  • Developing and maintain appropriate payroll controls and ensure that the process is operated efficiently.
  • Ensuring all processes are in compliance with contractual and statutory requirements.
  • Ensuring all government and other statistical returns are completed on a timely and accurate manner.
  • Review, identify and implement system upgrades and improvements to bring efficiency to the process.
  • Carry out ad-hoc projects and duties as they arise.


Essential Criteria:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • System implementation experience.
  • Extensive payroll processing knowledge, and understanding of HMRC rules regarding PAYE, EER NI, EE NI and Pensions.
  • Experience of time and attendance systems with multiple shift patterns.
  • Experience of managing a team of people.
  • Strong Excel skills.


Please get in touch if you have extensive knowledge within this field along with supervision experience.  Having knowledge of payroll IT systems and their new integration would be very much desired.

To apply for this role please forward your CV ASAP to Paul Coulter at or Tel on 078 0384 3023 to discuss further.

Applications for this role will be considered immediately with a view to placing the right individual ASAP, so please register your interest early. Please note, the opening may close in advance of advertised closing date – this is a guideline only.

Please fill out the simple form if you would like to apply for this role.

To apply for this role please forward your CV to Paul Coulter at or tel on 07803843023 to discuss further.