Payroll & Benefits Manager

Date: 18 May 2023

Location: Liverpool, GB, L21 1LA

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Payroll & Benefits Manager


Already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we have ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple settings across the UK and a huge choice of career paths, our business offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career. Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Peel Ports could be for you.





The Payroll and Benefits Manager, within the Human Resources Department, manage both weekly and monthly payroll activity along with the Groups compensation and benefits scheme. Providing efficient support and guidance to the wider payroll team, ensuring a professional and compliant approach at all times.


Responsibilities will also include:


- Lead, manage and develop the Groups Payroll function, bringing in best practice and process improvement in line with the People Plan and day to day business requirements.


- Keeping abreast and adhering to continuously changing payroll legislation by studying existing and new legislation, ensuring adherence to requirements and advising management of updates which need to be complied with and ensuring team capability and capacity to deliver required changes.


- Manage, benchmark, assess and make recommendations for maximising and improving the Groups total compensation and benefits offering – including life assurance and private medical insurance, along with salary sacrifice benefits.


- Management of the Flexible Benefits scheme online portal, communications and the renewal of benefits within the scheme window, including the delivery of key communications to optimise usage.


- Work as an internal consultant and expert advisor on all payroll, compensation and benefit related matters.


- Oversee the processing of Monthly (UK & ROI) and Weekly payrolls with a right first time approach, aligning and maximising efficiency and effectiveness in processing.


- Ensure compliance for Year End activities, including P11d, P60 and EPS submissions and reconciliations.


- Be fully up to date and knowledgeable of all company policies and procedures to deliver the highest standards of payroll advice to employees.


Skills and Experience


- Previous experience in a Payroll management position.


- Extensive UK & ROI Payroll knowledge with a high level understanding of all relevant legislation.


- Previous experience managing a flexible benefits scheme.


- Excellent communication skills with the ability to pass on knowledge and develop team members.


What we can offer you


By joining Peel Ports, you will be part of an ambitious organisation who has invested over £1billion into key projects to future proof our business, creating 1000s of jobs for local communities along the way. These investments mean we are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040. It’s not only our infrastructure we are investing in, we are big believers in investing in our people. We are constantly looking for opportunities to help our people grow and develop by offering training, development and apprenticeship opportunities in a range of areas including; Operations, Marine, Engineering, HR, IT, Accountancy, plus many more!



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