As a recruitment agency specialising in the Human Resources function, Boost’RH Groupe can help you recruit your future Payroll Manager.
Together with our HR sourcing team, we will conduct an accurate search for candidates with knowledge of the Payroll Manager‘s job.
Then our HR recruiters will check, during the qualification and recruitment interviews, whether the candidates’ personal skills match your company’s values.
Finally, good sourcing and careful selection are not enough to ensure employee loyalty. That is why we will check the candidates’ ability to integrate and their pleasure in working in your company. This willingness to integrate must be reciprocal, which is why our coaches will enjoy accompanying your teams.
Because every word has its importance, to make it easier for you to define and write the job of a Payroll Manager, we have prepared the main tasks of a Payroll Manager.
Reporting to the Payroll Manager or the HR Director, the Payroll Manager is the guarantor of the correct payment of salaries and social charges in compliance with the legislation in force.
The Payroll Manager is a specialist in everything to do with the pay slip and is at the heart of the company’s business. In order to draw up accurate pay slips, the Payroll Manager processes, analyses and gathers all the information relating to each employee.
The Payroll Manager collects and processes variable payroll information relating to employees, such as absences, illnesses, a raise or promotion. He/she establishes remuneration in accordance with social and contractual legislation.
The Payroll Manager also processes the elements intended for external bodies such as pension funds. He/she prepares summary documents such as management charts, the wage bill, as well as the entry and exit of personnel. Finally, he/she contributes to the drafting of collective agreements and company agreements. They may be required to declare social security contributions (DSN).
The Payroll Manager is expected to have general knowledge of payroll and social security legislation. Knowledge of specific rules, internal to the company, such as the travel policy, the provident contract, the management of luncheon vouchers, etc. is also required. The payroll manager must also master payroll and HRIS software, as well as statistical tools. He/she must be able to comply with production objectives and communicate with his/her hierarchy and colleagues. The Payroll Manager must demonstrate precision, logic, discretion and respect for confidentiality.
The job of Payroll Manager requires good interpersonal skills and optimal responsiveness to manage the influx of work at the beginning and end of the month, while remaining available for employees. An acute sense of organisation and constant rigour are also qualities to be highlighted.
This profession is constantly evolving and requires regular updating of knowledge of employment law. It also requires a high degree of availability on the part of the professional, who will regularly have to inform and advise employees on questions relating to their remuneration, the collective agreement or their holidays.
To become a Payroll Manager, you generally need to have a 2 or 3-year degree. Holders of a professional degree in Payroll Management and Personnel Administration, a BTS in Accounting and Organisational Management or a DUT in Business and Administration Management are well suited to this type of position.
The salary of a Payroll Manager depends on his/her training, but also on his/her experience in this position and the company in which he/she works. On average, the gross salary of a beginner is around 24 K€ gross per year.
The career prospects of a Payroll Manager are those linked to the position of Payroll Manager. By continuing in this field, it is possible to reach the positions of Human Resources Manager, Payroll and Personnel Administration Manager, HRBP or Human Resources Manager and why not Human Resources Director.
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