HR Data systems and Payroll Manager

HR Data systems and Payroll Manager

Wimbledon Food & Drink, London

£39,500 per annum - 6 month FTC


Full time

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity to join our People team at Food & Drink at Wimbledon, as we expand our operations we are seeking a highly skilled Data and Payroll Manager to join our dynamic People team.


Reporting directly to the Head of People Operations, the HR Data and Payroll Manager will play a pivotal role in overseeing all aspects of payroll administration and data management, with a focus on accuracy, efficiency, and compliance. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing payroll processes, forecasting payroll expenses, and providing valuable insights to support strategic decision-making within Payroll.


  • Report directly to the Head of People Operations and collaborate closely with the HR and finance teams.
  • Manage and execute weekly variable payroll and agency payroll processes.
  • Forecast weekly variable payroll expenses and reconcile payroll reports on a regular basis.
  • Maintain and manage the weekly WFM system to ensure accurate record-keeping and compliance.
  • Oversee year-round and Championships HR Purchase Order logs
  • Develop and maintain payroll processes to ensure business continuity and compliance with regulations.
  • Compile and manage labour planners for Wimbledon Championships
  • Guide the Championships Staffing team in executing payroll processes effectively.
  • Reconcile and report Championships daily and weekly labour spend.
  • Process and manage all Championships expenses and reconcile pay queries in a timely manner
  • Liaise with department heads to assess labour planner changes and amendments.
  • Provide support to the People Operations team with Championships recruitment, screening, and onboarding processes.
  • Oversee the workforce management system and provide financial insights into recruitment and training expenditure
  • Offer guidance on overspend, budgeting, and forecasting weekly for Year-round and Championships labour spend.
  • Train teams on the usage and maintenance of workforce management system
  • Maintain and manage SOPs surrounding payroll and labour spend
  • Manage inbox communication and staff inquiries related to payroll
  • Stay updated on legalities of payroll deductions, policies, and regulations.


  • Proven experience in payroll administration and data management, preferably in a fast-paced event environment.
  • Strong understanding of payroll principles, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  • Proficiency in payroll software/systems and advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and provide valuable insights.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across departments.
  • Detail-orientated with a commitment to maintaining data integrity and accuracy.
  • Major Events experience supporting and working within a People Operations function.