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Temporary Head of Payroll Delivery

Temporary Head of Payroll Delivery

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    £400 - £450 per day

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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    over 1 year ago

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One of the world's largest financial institutions has an urgent requirement for a Temporary Head of Payroll Delivery to join their HR team.

This is an initial 6-month interim contract offering up to £450 p/d inside IR 35 with home working.

Principal accountabilities

  • The accurate & timely execution of all Payroll Services sitting in the UK with key focus on customer, service quality, continuous improvement, cost & control.
  • Current state scope covers UK payroll processes supporting approx. 41k+ Employees
  • Ensuring ongoing adherence to the Global Payroll Strategy & standards, which includes:
    • Payroll Service Management
    • Payroll Governance & Reporting Standards
    • Payroll Risk & Control Framework
    • Payroll Key Performance & Risk Indicators
    • Local country legal & regulatory requirements (jointly accountable with Onshore Payroll Lead)
  • Supporting the UK HR COO with Payroll Organisational Design and execution, in order to drive operational excellence, increased offshoring, productivity, automation and simplification through continuous improvement
  • Driving the continued modernization of 'Payroll Delivery' based on industry best practice and methodologies.
  • Driving Third Party Supplier management (where utilized) and controls through standardized best practice.
  • Championing new ways of working based on continuous improvement and a customer centric approach
  • The successful implementation of any change impacting Payroll Services
  • Acting as part of the wider HR Services leadership team, to improve Employee experience across all HR Services

This is an extremely urgent requirement so if it is of interest please give apply immediately and contact to find out more.