Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


Due to the growth of our client they are looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Administrator to join them on a full time, ongoing temporary basis.

With experience working within a professional and complex payroll environment, you will be expected to be able to work efficiently and effectively at all times whilst providing an exemplary level of service to all levels of employees.

With a flexible approach and the ability to manage your own time and duties your key responsibilities will include:

- Processing monthly payroll for employees of defined business units included in the UK
- Build and manage relationship with HR. This role acts as a dedicated payroll contact for the business units HR coverage and employees with a requirement to provide a high level of technical/practical advice on Payroll administration matters to ensure statutory and firm compliance
- Input and checking of all aspects of UK Payroll processing
- Importing files to payroll system
- Starters, Leavers and completion of all appropriate tax forms
- Processing any variable data - e.g.. bonus, advances, overtime, etc
- Provide knowledge and application of statutory and firm rules in relation to: SSP, SMP,
- SAP, SPP, redundancy payments and many other aspects of payroll processing
- Review and checking of other administrator's work to ensure accuracy and provide absence cover for their business unit
- Dealing with employee related queries through a web based query tool within the given SLA agreements
- Day to day liaison with clients - HR, employees, HMRC and Vendors
- Monthly payroll element reconciliation and control reporting
- Arrange 3rd party monthly payroll payments i.e. court orders and Payroll Giving
- Quarterly archiving of aged payroll documents
- Print, save and distributed daily HR/Payroll interface reports on a rota basis
- Ability to manually calculate PAYE and NI calculations when required
- Completion of periodic National Statistics forms
- Payroll uploads of HR data to iTrent
- Overpayments process compliance
- Continually updating all process documentation to ensure all are up to date and available to test under our strict SOX control processes
- Maintaining a detailed understanding of current payroll legislation, with a proactive approach to apply daily in your work
- Escalate and document all issues to ensure senior management awareness and track resolution success
- Involvement in testing system updates where applicable

Dependent on experience, additional duties of the role may include;

- Ad hoc compensation data collation
- Reconciliation and accounting involvement
- Collating and producing KPI data
- Involvement in modified / expat payrolls
- Splitting, processing and reconciling Executive Compensation payments

EMEA Payroll Processing:

- Manage relationships with local providers
- Collate and communicate monthly payroll instructions to vendors
- Reconcile payroll output from payroll vendors
- Delivery of net pay, 3rd party payments or payroll funding as required in each location
- Posting payroll journals and providing relevant reporting to compensation accounting team
- Ensure payroll benefits are reported correctly in each location in partnership with HR benefits department
- Deal with HR, employees, and vendor queries
- Accounting and reconciliation of payroll/GL data in each location

Person Specification

To be considered for this opportunity, our client does require the following experience /background:

- At least 5yrs payroll experience
- CIPP qualified an advantage
- Strong vendor management skills
- A high level of stakeholder management and update is required
- Consistently manage areas of risk across the UK payroll function
- Proven proactive approach in dealing with statutory changes
- Ability to form strong business partners
- Proven track record in a professional and complex organization
- Ability to develop and implement on clearly defined strategy
- Proven stakeholder and vendor relationship experience
- Experience in all aspects of UK payroll processing
- Knowledge of EMEA country payrolls an advantage
- Ability to analyse and improve processes
- Strong knowledge of employment law and PAYE legislation
- Good team player with ability to work own initiative and manage large volumes of work
- Excel knowledge essential


- This is a day rate of £150 per day and the position is to start ASAP
- Please note this is a ongoing temporary role
- Generous holiday allowance
- Excellent training and massive career progression potential
- Pension

Next Steps

To apply for this position please send your CV to FPSG ASAP!

Equal Opportunities:

FPSG is committed to equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

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