ICS is one of the UK’s leading healthcare staffing providers. Our aim, which underpins everything we do, is to be the first choice for health, life sciences and social care professionals and clients. Our recent achievements have seen us outperform our main competitors with strong growth across each of our markets.
About the opportunity
We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Payroll & Benefits Manager to join our HR team on a fixed term contract expected to last between 12-18 months based in our Hertfordshire Offices.
Reporting to the HR Director, the successful hire will manage the implementation of a professional and high-quality employee payroll and benefits service to Directors, Managers and the staff of ICS. (Weekly circ. 100, monthly circ. 1,500).
Within this role you will be expected to provide leadership, direction and effective day to day management of the Payroll team, you will process and complete multiple employers and employee payroll schemes and manage the relationships with third-party providers for all employee benefits.
Key skills required for this role are:
Ability to work independently on own initiative and to establish own priorities
Ability to maintain high standards of accuracy, to strict deadlines and under pressure
Able to plan and co-ordinate activities
Able to work co-operatively within a small team
Able to handle information in confidence and with discretion
Ability to identify problems and offer a solution
Ability to make decisions with post holders competence
We are looking for somebody who:
Has comprehensive and working knowledge of integrated payroll and taxation systems (knowledge of ITRENT is an advantage although not essential)
Comprehensive knowledge of payroll procedures, controls and statutory requirements of PAYE, SSP, SMP, SAP etc.
Good working knowledge of HMRC and Benefits Agency requirements, and possess a Payroll or equivalent qualification
Maintains a professional and confident approach
Possesses strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service
Able to communicate at all levels of the business
Willing and flexible to undertake a variety of tasks
Proactive and motivated
What ICS can offer you
In exchange for your hard work we can offer you a competitive salary in addition to annual bonus, excellent benefits which include 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, company pension scheme where we match your contribution up to 5% ,private medical insurance plus many more - You will have the opportunity to work in a fantastic team environment with a clear pathway for career progression.
The ICS Group is an equal opportunities employer.
Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.