UK Payroll Administrator

Job Description:

Do you have experience in administering a UK payroll within a large business? If this sounds like you, we have a great opportunity for you!

Our client, a global financial services business based in Glasgow, is recruiting for a Payroll Administrator on an initial 12 month contract.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • CIPP qualified desirable

  • SAP Global View experience highly desired.

  • Strong Excel skills is mandatory for the role

  • Minimum 5 years UK payroll experience at a mid-senior level

  • Deferred compensation and share award experience is desirable

  • Proven track record in a professional organization

  • Proven track record of Payroll Controls, risk and Governance ownership

  • Proven stakeholder and vendor management experience

  • Ability to analyse and improve processes

  • Strong knowledge of employment law and PAYE legislation

  • System implementation, housekeeping, and software update governance experience required

  • Expatriate knowledge an advantage

  • PSA/P11d knowledge an advantage

Core Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will perform a key role within the UK Payroll team, reporting to the UK Payroll manager.

  • Ongoing responsibilities will incorporate a combination of project work, ownership of key monthly/annual processes, people management, statutory accounting, Payroll controls, risk and governance ownership.

  • Ensuring all controls and legislation is adhered for each UK payroll run for all payroll cycles.

  • Maintain a strong partnership with the UK payroll vendor.

  • Maintaining an open dialogue with senior leadership raising awareness of all potential or actual issues as you become aware.

  • Maintaining and enhancing the Payroll control framework around all payroll responsibilities.

    This includes SOX and internal controls.

  • Maintaining a detailed understanding of current payroll legislation, with a proactive approach to plan for future changes.

  • Responsible for the management update of key metrics to optimize resource usage and identify improvements.

  • Governance an oversight responsibility for the timely and accurate disbursement of all payroll related payments through BACS.

  • Liaison with internal and external auditors to assist with understanding the key processes, giving access to systems for sample testing and providing evidence of key controls.

  • Ensure effective documentation is in place and regularly updated to account for changes in process and legislation.

  • Monitoring of controls to ensure that all employee queries are managed effectively and within the agreed SLA through a web based query tool

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 15489

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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