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Payroll and Reward Manager

Payroll and Reward Manager

York, YN, GB, YO91 1XY

York, YN, GB, YO91 1XY

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé UK & Ireland

Reward & Payroll Manager

Location – York

Salary £45,000 - £50,000 (Depending on experience)+ Bonus + Car allowance + Excellent benefits

Position Summary

 

We are currently recruiting for a Payroll and Reward Manager. This is an exciting role, where you will lead and develop a team of 7 to deliver flawless payroll, reward and benefit processes across Nestle UK & Ireland. You will also work in close collaboration with the outsourced payroll shared services provider to ensure a highly accurate and compliant end to end payroll service.

A day in the life of...

 

You will be part of the centralised HR Services leadership team, where leading and developing the team will be a key priority.  You’ll play a pivotal role in providing a seamless overall payroll and reward service provision through collaboration with, and management of, the payroll shared service provider.  You will work in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders including finance, pensions, internal taxation and HMRC, audit teams, our Reward Specialist team and other teams across the HR Function.  You will seek and implement opportunities to improve results, service and compliance.

More specifically, you will:

  • Coach and develop the team in line with future capability requirements and service delivery expectations.   
  • Use measures and insight to drive improved performance.
  • Manage resources within the team and payroll provider service levels to ensure delivery of SLA's and customer requirements.  
  • Act as an ambassador for continuous improvement initiatives across the team.
  • Ensure the team has an E2E mindset and is continually seeking and acting on improvement opportunities across the full E2E.
  • Ensure compliance to internal and external audit standards, and HMRC requirements.
  • Manage audit requests and proactively manage audit teams.
  • Ensure full and timely payroll reconciliation.
  • Seek and implement best practices by collaborating with peers internally and externally.
  • Supporting the implementation of business change and new initiatives, acting as an advisor on the payroll, reward and system implications of such changes.

What will make you successful

 

To be successful in this role you will have a breadth of Payroll and Reward experience. You’ll be a proven leader and results focused with a continuous improvement mindset. You’ll have an excellent eye for detail and understand how your decisions impact the wider business and our end to end processes. You’ll also have great communication skills that enable you to challenge and influence across all levels whilst being able to develop positive stakeholder relationships. Being proactive and challenging to arrive at a resolution is a must, as is having a real desire to get to the heart of issues that may arise. Coupled with your ability to be flexible when prioritising work in an environment that will often be ambiguous and sometimes pressurised.

 

You’ll also need:

 

  • Proven Payroll & Reward experience, ideally working within a large and complex organisation.
  • Experience of leading and developing a high performing team.

 

Ideally, you will have experience of:

 

  • SAP Payroll and Time Management.
  • Working in a centralised shared service environment.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes.
  • Ireland payroll.
  • Vendor Management.

 

 

 

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth

 

The closing date for applications is 5th August 2021.

 

Right to work

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. The successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their right to work status for the UK during the recruitment process. We have assessed this role and it could be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and you are unable to gain this independently, we may be able to provide sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in line with the Home office guidelines. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route and understand the immigration fees that you would be responsible for when making a visa application. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process. 

 

 

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

 

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé UK & Ireland

Reward & Payroll Manager

Location – York

Salary £45,000 - £50,000 (Depending on experience)+ Bonus + Car allowance + Excellent benefits

Position Summary

 

We are currently recruiting for a Payroll and Reward Manager. This is an exciting role, where you will lead and develop a team of 7 to deliver flawless payroll, reward and benefit processes across Nestle UK & Ireland. You will also work in close collaboration with the outsourced payroll shared services provider to ensure a highly accurate and compliant end to end payroll service.

A day in the life of...

 

You will be part of the centralised HR Services leadership team, where leading and developing the team will be a key priority.  You’ll play a pivotal role in providing a seamless overall payroll and reward service provision through collaboration with, and management of, the payroll shared service provider.  You will work in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders including finance, pensions, internal taxation and HMRC, audit teams, our Reward Specialist team and other teams across the HR Function.  You will seek and implement opportunities to improve results, service and compliance.

More specifically, you will:

  • Coach and develop the team in line with future capability requirements and service delivery expectations.   
  • Use measures and insight to drive improved performance.
  • Manage resources within the team and payroll provider service levels to ensure delivery of SLA's and customer requirements.  
  • Act as an ambassador for continuous improvement initiatives across the team.
  • Ensure the team has an E2E mindset and is continually seeking and acting on improvement opportunities across the full E2E.
  • Ensure compliance to internal and external audit standards, and HMRC requirements.
  • Manage audit requests and proactively manage audit teams.
  • Ensure full and timely payroll reconciliation.
  • Seek and implement best practices by collaborating with peers internally and externally.
  • Supporting the implementation of business change and new initiatives, acting as an advisor on the payroll, reward and system implications of such changes.

What will make you successful

 

To be successful in this role you will have a breadth of Payroll and Reward experience. You’ll be a proven leader and results focused with a continuous improvement mindset. You’ll have an excellent eye for detail and understand how your decisions impact the wider business and our end to end processes. You’ll also have great communication skills that enable you to challenge and influence across all levels whilst being able to develop positive stakeholder relationships. Being proactive and challenging to arrive at a resolution is a must, as is having a real desire to get to the heart of issues that may arise. Coupled with your ability to be flexible when prioritising work in an environment that will often be ambiguous and sometimes pressurised.

 

You’ll also need:

 

  • Proven Payroll & Reward experience, ideally working within a large and complex organisation.
  • Experience of leading and developing a high performing team.

 

Ideally, you will have experience of:

 

  • SAP Payroll and Time Management.
  • Working in a centralised shared service environment.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes.
  • Ireland payroll.
  • Vendor Management.

 

 

 

What you need to know

 

What can we offer in return? Great benefits you’d expect from a business the size of Nestlé – in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth

 

The closing date for applications is 5th August 2021.

 

Right to work

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment. The successful candidate therefore must be able to demonstrate their right to work status for the UK during the recruitment process. We have assessed this role and it could be applicable for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and you are unable to gain this independently, we may be able to provide sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route in line with the Home office guidelines. We encourage you to review the UK Home Office guidelines ahead of submitting a job application to review whether you meet the eligibility criteria under the Skilled Worker route and understand the immigration fees that you would be responsible for when making a visa application. If you require sponsorship, please discuss this with us as part of the recruitment process. 

 

 

At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect – for our employees, our customers and our consumers.  That’s why championing diversity and inclusion is so important to us; when we embrace different perspectives and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process.  Be yourself, everyone else is taken!

 

Apply now »