Payroll Specialist

Recruiter
Cognizant
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
29 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Payroll Specialist, reporting to the UKI Payroll Manager, provides detail-level payroll administration and payroll processing as part of the European Payroll team focusing on the UKI Region

Tasks & Responsibilities

    Consolidate payroll data from various sourcesSubmission of payroll data to external service providersReview calculations & work with provider on any necessary adjustmentsGenerate gross to net, & net pay reportsArrange net payments to associatesDischarge any other payroll associated liabilities (taxes, social contributions, insurances, pensions)Audit complianceMaintain relevant country payroll knowledgeKeep key business partners up to date with any legislation changes for the local regionReview, code & upload invoices for approval / paymentBuild & maintain strong working relationships with KBP (ie. HR, Finance, Stock Admin, Tax, Internal audit)Handle questions from employees regarding payroll.Ad hoc duties and special projects as requested by management.
Candidate Profile:

    Strong, relevant experience in a similar position / industry.Knowledge of local Social Security, taxes and employment legislation.Excellent Microsoft Excel and Word skills (Power Point and Access skills a plus);Good command of English both written and verbal; other European language is a plus;Knowledge of People Soft or other ERP systems is a plus;Ability to work under pressureEnergetic, self-starter, initiative and service oriented personality
Required Skills (competencies):

    Good communication skillsTeam playerGood organizational skills, ability to prioritize workloadAbility to meet constant deadlinesProactive approach to work to constantly improve internal processesA “can do” attitudeAttention to detail and accuracyHR experience an advantage

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