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Title:  Payroll Advisor

City:  Telford
Department:  Finance & Tax

Telford, GB, TF2 7GJ


Müller UK & Ireland is wholly owned by the Unternehmensgruppe Theo Müller which employs over 24,000 people throughout Europe. In the UK, Müller develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of branded and private label dairy products made with milk from more than 1,700 British farmers. The Müller brand is ranked at No.7 in The Grocer’s Top 100 list of Britain’s Biggest Brands, and is also the 7th most chosen brand in the UK.


We are currently recruiting in our Finance team for a Payroll Advisor for a fixed term of 6 months. We are looking for an experienced individual to deliver an efficient, confidential and accurate payroll service which meets internal customer needs and ensures compliance with external requirements.


Your challenge

In this role the key responsibilities will include:

• To provide first class payroll processing, within a team, supporting the administration of approximately 4,000 weekly & monthly paid employees, including part month and manual calculations when necessary while adhering to strict, scheduled time scales.

• To effectively process a variety of Salary Sacrifice, 3rd Party and Statutory payment & deduction options through payroll.

• To accurately compile reconciliations for Pension deductions.

• To ensure compliance with complex, diverse and ever changing corporate and statutory requirements through effective liaison with HR partners, line managers and external authorities.

• To provide effective, accurate, confidential and sensitive service to employees at all levels as well as outside bodies.

• To generate the accurate and timely submission of Year-End P35/14, P60 and P11D documents.

• To generate accurate monthly posting reports for General Ledger colleagues and provide additional Ad-Hoc reporting as requested, supporting company MI requirements.

• To act as Key User of the company Time & Attendance system.

• To committing agreed, ad-hoc 3rd Party & Statutory payments through the company on-line Banking & BAC's systems.

• To maintain productive communications with Car Fleet & Taxation teams regarding Company Car and SECOP schemes.

• To regularly review and update the Policy & Procedure and Terms & Conditions Matrix for both companies, certifying that they remain 'fit for purpose'.


Key skills & experience

• CIPP qualification or a minimum of two years, hands-on, experience in a similar role.

• Advanced knowledge of MS Word and Excel with strong payroll system aptitude.

• Strong operational understanding of current UK payroll legislation.

• Excellent organisational skills with ability to work to strict deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.

• Experience working in a busy, high volume payroll environment, supporting multiple administrative tasks with a flexible approach to supporting the payroll cycle.

• Ability to multitask, plan and prioritise own workload in a pressurised environment.

• Effective communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.

• A recognised Payroll qualification is desirable, or the willingness to study for such.

• Consistently deliver high quality work within agreed time scales.

• Flexible, determined, personable & approachable.

• Support and embrace change & improvement.

• Go the 'extra mile' in delivering best in class payroll service to both internal and external customers.

• Team player, demonstrating flexibility within a busy payroll department.


The process

If you have the skills and experience in the above areas and would like to be considered for this role please apply at www.mullercareers.co.uk


Contact Details:

Talent Supply Team, Müller UK & Ireland, Shrewsbury Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3SQ

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