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URBN - Payroll Manager

  • Location
  • London
  • Salary
  • Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Job Advert Description
  • URBN - Payroll Manager

    The Payroll Manager will be an integral part of the Finance team; helping to lead the approach to creating a payroll management strategy making URBN compliant, efficient and industry leading.

    A keen interest in modern trends within Payroll; the main responsibility will be to provide an efficient and comprehensive payroll service to the brand's employees and to the internal and external business partners.

    Key Skills:

    • Responsibility for management of payroll team, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of all payroll payments for the UK and all EU territories in which URBN operates.
    • Be the first point of contact for all employee payroll enquiries throughout UK and Europe.
    • Generating and compiling monthly Payroll reports, including compliance checks.
    • Partner with management accounts teams to ensure clear reporting and analysis is produced for all monthly payroll P&L balances.
    • Coordinate the collation of bonus accruals each quarter, validating entry and providing management reporting. Drive the processes around year-end bonus payments, ensuring timely and accurate submissions are received from business heads.
    • Carry out regular internal audit processes to ensure all pay rules remain intact, flagging any issues to the relevant business partner.
    • Carry out regular reviews of the payroll systems to ensure optimum efficiency.
    • Regularly review all standard payroll policies, documentation and forms ensuring that all information remains up to date and in line with changes in Payroll and HR legislation.
    • Work with European payroll providers to obtain regular updates and to ensure that all minimum pay requirements are met.
    • Partner with the HR team and Retail Operations team to ensure transparency of raw data and process flows are correct.
    • Be the point of contact for benefit providers regarding payments through the system.

    Person Spec:

    • Proven experience of working in similar role in payroll department for retail business
    • Have a strong understanding of HMRC requirements for payroll processing.
    • Have strong IT skills, including programs such as Oracle, Hyperion Essbase, Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook.
    • Proven ability to communicate with and influence and impact key business partners, representing the needs of payroll in clear and controlled manner.
    • Experience in working with ADP and Kronos, or similar systems.
    • High levels of attention to detail.
    • Fantastic communication style, written and oral.

     We look forward to hearing from you.