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Payroll Assistant Manager

  • Department: Human Resources
  • Location: Hammersmith
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: VAC- 13048

The purpose of the role is to manage the day to day running of the department ensuring all payrolls are being processed in an accurate and timely manner whilst complying with all statutory and audit requirements. Ensuring that a first-class service is provided to all employees and ensure the management of the payroll functions are effective and efficient by introducing better ways of working and enhancing the user experience.

About Us

As the world’s leading luxury retail emporium, Harrods offers uniquely challenging roles. Working days are as varied as the requirements of our clients, and we nurture an environment where the flexibility, resilience and initiative that help us maintain outstanding levels of service are recognised and rewarded. We are a hard-working, culturally diverse team who get on with the job. It is a great place to learn and gain real expertise in your area.

About You

We are looking for an experienced payroll professional, with significant experience at a senior/managerial level. You are therefore expected to have excellent knowledge of payroll, with in-depth knowledge of tax, national insurance, pensions, statutory payments, and current UK legislation including National Minimum Wage, gender pay gap, RTI. You must have prior experience with Workday and Resourcelink, as well as working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook. Familiarity with RRS/Cognos reporting would be advantageous.

The role requires a CIPP Management Diploma or another recognised payroll qualification to demonstrate a broad range of managerial knowledge and skills including operations management, project management, marketing principles and budget controls.

Our Promise to You

The department offers good prospects for career progression and personal development, and the skills and expertise you gain will be transferable, and highly coveted, in businesses across every industry.

Our benefits package reflects the value you bring to our business. It includes up to 33% in-store discount (50% for work wear), 25 days’ annual leave, additional birthday off, season ticket loan, full access to our corporate health service and corporate discount for gym membership.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram.

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