Head of Payroll

Rubery, Birmingham
Competitive Salary and Package
21 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Ms Racheal Hill
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a senior payroll professional with experience of complex payroll architecture and transformational change?

Here at Compass Group we are currently on the lookout for a Head of Payroll to join our large HR Shared Service department during an exciting period of change. This is an integral role within HR Shared Services that services a complete client group with multiple different time and attendance systems in a high volume, time critical environment.

Compass Group are 60,000 talented people bringing you all of the great tasting food, memorable experiences and vital support services that can transform every day into a great day and this is a rare and exciting opportunity to play an integral role in the future success of our business.  Across the UK and Ireland our operations span approximately 10,000 sites and include workplaces. Every day we serve millions of customers, provide services at hundreds of office buildings, clean thousands of square miles and protect thousands of people; not to mention running our own Michelin star restaurant and being the business behind flawless catering operations for the prestigious BRIT awards 11 years running. 

Package description

Competitive Salary & Package 

Main responsibilities

Reporting directly in to the Head of HR Shared Services you will be responsible for owning and driving the strategic direction of the payroll function ensuring that our biggest and most complex spend category is managed effectively and efficiently. You will lead the transformation of our payroll services to minimise risk, maximise operations efficiency and drive a culture that the puts the manager at the heart of what we do.  Leading a team of circa 40 payroll professionals, you will manage and motivate your team in a high volume environment, monitoring performance against agreed SLA’s and actively developing team members keeping succession planning at the forefront of your mind.

Ideal candidate

For you to be right for us, and for us to be right for you, you will be an experienced payroll professional who has operated at a senior capacity within a large, fast-paced organisation. You will have experience of transforming and managing complex payrolls with demonstrable experience of developing and improving processes in a service led organisation. With proven change management experience you will be resilient and adaptable with the ability to manage and influence stakeholders of all seniority across the business. As a true leader, you will have previous experience of leading and motivated a payroll team driving a positive team environment with high levels of customer satisfaction.

For more information regarding this including job description and salary specifics please contact Racheal Hill, Resourcing Manager via email racheal.hill@compass-group.co.uk .