Payroll Analyst (Part Time - 21 Hours Per Week)

Recruiter
Hilton Worldwide
Location
Glasgow
Posted
03 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Under the guidance of the Senior Manager Payroll and Compliance, you will be responsible for the delivery of Payroll and Compliance processes to agreed timetables and Service Level Agreements. This is a Part time role offering 21 hours per week. Your will ensure Hilton’s Centre of Excellence offers a seamless, efficient and customer focused payroll experience which maximises on output without compromising the quality of service. You will participate in supporting the delivery of payroll strategies and the team activities on a day-to-day basis. This will require a meticulous attention to detail, the ability to understand and interpret business metrics within the payroll arena and make recommendations where appropriate. They will also support the review of Payroll Service Level Agreements (SLA’s), assisting with the refinement and ongoing monitoring to ensure that agreed service delivery metrics are met / exceeded. What will I be doing? * Demonstrate a strong understanding of the end to end processes in all areas of Payroll and Compliance responsibility, supporting the confident delivery of solutions and responses to questions and queries. * Working with the Senior Analyst, co-ordinate all day to day activities ensuring the successful and timely delivery of all Payroll, pensions and BIK activities. * Provide input to the delivery of the relevant metrics supporting the team activities and drive improvement across the business * Ensure all monthly closing activities and month-end reporting are carried out per guidelines and deadlines. * Take on board administrative activities and work within the parameters of Payroll policy and procedures and updates communicated. * Work within UK tax regulations, statutory requirements, and internal control guidance and work with tax department for reporting submissions. * Serve as Payroll and Compliance liaison for hotels and other corporate functions in relation to all Payroll and Compliance activities. * Carry out all payroll & Compliance and pensions processes and validation activities ensuring all PAYE references (Hilton and owners) meet government legislation, including, but not limited to: PAYE, Pensions, Benefits in Kind (BIK), National Minimum Wage, etc. * Complete tasks in compliance with required SOX controls, with peer reviews in place to test controls within the team. * Support Manager with 3rd party providers to implement system / process changes as required for legislation updates with a continuous monitoring process in place to track any changes to Payroll system parameters. What are we looking for? * Good technical skills and strong exposure to Payroll & Benefits in Kind compliance. * Ability to work with limited supervision, using own initiative with ‘can-do’ approach, thriving under pressure in a fast paced environment, being able to handle multiple demands and appropriately prioritise responsibilities. * Ability to exercise sound judgment, critical thinking, quantitative & qualitative analytical skills and decision making skills to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and to provide recommendations for optimal solutions. * Strong inter-personal skills and able to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients with well-developed written and verbal communication and comprehension skills. * Good knowledge of finance modules of an ERP system such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft. * Ability to identify financial issues, recommend and execute mitigating actions. Preferred; * Previous experience of working within a Shared Service Centre / Centre of Excellence environment. * Strong knowledge of Peoplesoft and / or other similar accounting ERP packages. * Hospitality industry experience preferred. Required Qualifications * Relevant level of work experience in a Payroll Environment Preferred Qualifications * A relevant BA/BS/ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent * Commencing studies for recognised professional accounting body certification/qualification