Payroll Analyst

Fircroft Engineering Serv Ltd
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Role:
Position Overview
Reporting to the Payroll Lead, this position supports monthly and annual payroll data submission, forecasts and submissions.

* Responsible for preparing the monthly and annual headcount payroll forecasts along with submission of monthly headcount reporting data to shareholders
* Supports the running of the monthly payroll for UK and expatriate employees through an outsourced payroll service provider, ensuring all statutory reporting is completed and filed, and the HR system is kept up to date with accurate employee and contractor information
* Supports additional Compensation & Benefits initiatives as required including compensation determinations and annual programmes management

Key Duties
* Prepare Annual Workforce Plan and monthly reforecasts through the year in accordance with Finance and Planning deadlines
* Work with department Cost Centre Controllers and Asset Business Leads to ensure accurate headcount forecasting
* Provide support with Monthly Headcount Tracking Report and any ad hoc headcount reporting requests as required
* Collate and provide accurate monthly payroll information to the outsourced payroll service provider
* Collaborate with outsourced payroll service provider and outsourced expat taxation advisor to ensure correct treatment of expatriate payroll and benefits through UK payroll
* Process all statutory payments and legal withholding instructions
* Ensure all payroll reports are generated and received by nominated recipients within the deadline each month
* Collate and provide outsourced payroll provider with information for inclusion on P11D's and other year end tax related reports
* Collate information for statutory reporting to be prepared, checked and filed
* Related project work as required
* Provide advice on payroll queries to employees and HR Team where appropriate
* Manage HR Management System (HRMS) data with New Starts, Promotions, Transfers and Leavers as well as any corresponding changes to the Performance Management module
* Systems expert for support tickets raised in HRMS when queries are raised by the wider HR Team
* Assist C&B Team Lead with Private Medical, Insurance and Employers Liability Insurance information requests and renewals process
* Participate as a member of the Human Resources Emergency Response Team

Education Attainment & Accreditation
* Educated to Higher Level or equivalent
* Working towards professional Payroll Management qualification advantageous

Professional Skills & Experience
* Technical knowledge of payroll and strong proficiency in Excel
* Meta4 PeopleNet experience of similar HR Management System knowledge advantageous
* Experience of UK and expatriate payrolls

Interpersonal Skills & Qualities
* Numerate, accurate, with strong attention to detail
* Proactive working style, ability to self-direct, work on own initiative, prioritise and meet tight deadlines
* Ability to enable change and seek continual improvement

The Company:
Our Client is an O&G exploration and production company based in Aberdeen who operate in the North Sea. They have interests in a large number of fields, the majority of which they operate, on the UK Continental Shelf with numerous offshore installations and one onshore terminal.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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