Payroll Supervisor

Balfour Beatty
Tyne and Wear
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Supervisor to join our R12 Payroll Team within Employee Services.

Employee Services is the HR and Payroll shared services section of the HR Enabling Function providing critical, continual administrative support to employees throughout their entire lifecycle; from posting job adverts like this one to attract potential candidates through to the day they leave the company and every aspect in between. Employee Services is made up of core administration teams and specialist teams who look after our 16,000 UK based employees across a range of roles in construction, utilities and Rail.

R12 Payroll is one of the core teams who process 3,500 weekly paid employees and 7000 monthly paid employees in a fast paced environment each period. The team have responsibility for the full end to end payroll cycle including checking and reconciling employee data; transmitting BACS files and posting payroll costs to the Finance General Ledger.

As a Payroll Supervisor you will:

  • Ensure effective control points and quality checks are carried out against defined processes
  • Manage the teams Service Requests via Service Now
  • Be first point of contact for relevant service line escalations; investigating and resolving in line with escalations process
  • Administer payroll transactions and provide data and reports as requested
  • Assist in the development of payroll processes

Our successful candidate will have extensive experience in the end-to-end payroll running process and will be proficient in the use of Oracle R12. They will also be competent in producing manual calculations. Our new team member will, ideally, have worked with a weekly payroll and have an awareness of Working Rules Agreements.

They will also be used to high volume workloads and will be able to work towards our KPIs of timeliness and quality. A good attention to detail is absolutely critical in this role and our successful candidate will take full responsibility for the quality of their own work as well as supporting colleagues in maintaining our high standards. Strong verbal and written communicative skills are hugely valued in Employee Services; our customers are at the centre of everything we do and we need to ensure that we are able to communicate effectively with them.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists