What does a payroll manager do?
Specialist of the payslip, the mission of the payroll manager consists in prepare payslips for each employee of the company.
For this he must calculate compensation of each according to the legislation in force, the collective agreement and the company agreement. He is responsible for managing the balances of all accounts, calculating termination benefits and possibly monitoring absences and leaves.
Editing a payslip therefore assumes a good knowledge of social declarations (contributions, Urssaf, pension funds, mutual insurance companies, etc.) and knowing how to calculate the social charges. The payroll manager thus constantly monitors legal and regulatory developments in this sector.
Finally, the payroll manager is available to employees for any information relating to the pay slip.
What qualities are required?
The preparation of payslips presupposes perfect mastery of the computer tools and software related to payroll and precise and up-to-date knowledge of social law.
Organized and rigorous, a payroll manager must also remain discreet and have interpersonal skills.
Salaries and career prospects
The salary of a payroll manager varies between 24 k€ annually at the start of his career to more than 29 k€ thereafter. After a few years of experience, the profession can evolve into payroll or Human Resources manager positions.
Training to become a payroll manager
A payroll manager generally has a Bac +2 or +3 in payroll, business management, accounting, human resources or social law.
Five to six years of experience in accounting firm is highly appreciated.