Payroll and HR Process Supervisor

Rotherwas, Hereford

The Job Role

If you are looking for a new challenge with a global market leader which designs and manufactures aerospace search and rescue equipment, HR Smith Group of Companies is the one for you. We have over 5 decades of experience and are dedicated to finding the perfect solutions for our customers. We have a positive, professional and welcoming environment; you will have the opportunity to work within a fully integrated multidisciplinary business.

Key Responsibilities

  • In partnership with the Payroll / HR administration Supervisor, oversee the collation and process (from inception to end) monthly payroll information and calculations within set deadlines.
  • Collegiately oversee the HR / Payroll Administration with the Department Supervisor dealing with statutory legislation including Auto Enrolment, SSP, SMP, P45’s, P60 and Tax Coding. Including variable data entry onto monthly payroll schedule tracker.
  • Supervise and quality check of Sage Payroll – maintain accurate data input for all employees, process month end and tax year end reporting and ensure compliance is adhered to for PAYE, NIC, P11Ds, Pension and Auto-enrolment.
  • Check processed payroll data including new starters, leavers, sickness absence, timesheets and calculating pay.
  • Assist with submission of monthly control account reporting and prepare data for Finance Director approval prior to running final monthly payroll.
  • Provide net pay data and other payroll reports for Finance to raise payments to employees, HMRC and other third parties.
  • In partnership with the Payroll / HR Administration balance monthly P32s for FPS submissions and monthly Control Accounts for financial year end reporting.
  • Check data accuracy and prepare for annual financial year end reporting including R&D, employee numbers, employee loans and accrued holiday balances.
  • Applying for Employers Allowance and application of Apprentice Levy.
  • Dealing with queries and engaging with 3rd parties such as Sage, HMRC, NEST pension provider and banking.
  • Assist with payroll 2nd/ 3rd line checks with particular focus on sickness absence transactions and split month transactions to ensure accuracy of payment and prevent under/over payments.
  • Assist with extracting payroll information and compiling reports for Directors as required e.g. Liability Insurance, Life Assurance and Group Life, ONS data collation.
  • Provide internal training and quality assurance processes and procedures for HR / Payroll Department including drafting/standardising operational policies/training guides, flowcharts and checklists.
  • In collaboration with the other department supervisor, lead on all corrective action issues and remediation.
  • Lead on training and development of department staff and remediation activity as identified by corrective action log.
  • In collaboration with the other department supervisor, lead on development of department processes
  • Support to the HR Manager as and when required.

Job requirements:

  • Supervisory, leadership and line management experience essential.
  • Payroll qualification (preferably Sage 150) with 3 years payroll experience, including in depth knowledge of UK payroll legislation for an organisation over 250 plus employees


  • Free onsite parking.
  • Free refreshments (tea and coffee).
  • Casual dress.
  • Company social events.
  • Opportunity for company bonuses.
  • Cost of living reviews carried out annually by the Directors.
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and your birthday off (to be taken any time in the year).
  • Long service holiday accrual scheme where you gain 1 extra holiday day per year from 5-10 years’ service up to a maximum of 26 days.
  • Life Insurance Scheme – 3x annual salary.

We have a positive, professional and welcoming environment; you will have the opportunity to work within a fully integrated multidisciplinary business. We offer good job security and stability with career development opportunities for the right candidate.

Full Time Position

  • Hours are based on a 40-hour week, Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.30 pm with half an hour each day for lunch. No weekend, evening or bank holiday working.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Free internal training provided as required.
  • Opportunities to progress, promote internally and up skill.

Due to the nature of the business being a manufacturing environment, working from home arrangements are not available.

Full Time

Salary commensurate with experience

Free internal training provided as required.

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