Payroll Analyst

Simpson Judge
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Simpson Judge are working with a leading Global Energy Provider who are looking to recruit an experienced Payroll Analyst to join their existing team on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract.

You will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely processing of the monthly payroll across the Group (UK and Overseas), ensuring that appropriate procedures are maintained to comply with internal and statutory procedures and controls.

You will also be required to work with the Human Resources department and external Benefit providers to co-ordinate a variety of Employee Benefits Schemes.

The scope of the role may increase in the future as the company expand into new countries.


  • Develop processes with the aim of 100% accuracy per payroll.
  • Deal with payroll and benefits queries and ensure their timely resolution.
  • Liaise with key internal contacts (HR, Finance, Line Managers etc.) to ensure the accurate and timely provision of relevant information.
  • Review, develop, and document payroll processes for each country, and make appropriate improvements in conjunction with key contacts.
  • To adhere to the agreed SLA’s & KPI’s in line with expected performance and escalate any deviation from agreements to the Payroll Manager
  • To handle monthly changes to the payroll: e.g. joiners, leavers, pay changes and overtime
  • To assist with the identification and mitigation of payroll compliance risks and control issues
  • Support the integration of payroll processes for any new businesses/branches.
  • Produce P11d’s and PSA reports, submit returns.
  • Post and reconcile the payroll journal for all countries.
  • Co-ordinate and support with the annual salary and bonus review, and the budget planning process working closely with the Human Resources and Finance department.
  • Co-ordinate the benefits schemes, and work alongside the Human Resources department to support with the benefits renewal process.
  • Assist with requests for pay and benefits data reports as required and orders from statutory bodies.
  • Ad-hoc payroll and benefits related project work.
  • Skills

  • Self-motivated, pro-active and able to work with limited guidance
  • Able to prioritise within a busy challenging environment
  • Flexible approach to work in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Able to use own initiative to make decisions and implement change
  • Ability to quickly understand business issues and data challenges
  • Ability to quickly understand the payroll rules and intricacies for countries outside the UK, and keep up to date with any changes to statutory procedures
  • Team-player with ability to achieve results through collaborative working
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal), with the ability to deal effectively with queries and build relationships with internal and external parties
  • Focused, diligent and dependable with strong integrity and excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills, with proven working knowledge of MS Excel and SAP
  • Experience

  • Experience in both Payroll and Benefits administration
  • Experience in PAYE and National Insurance
  • Experience in SSP and SMP
  • Ideally experienced with Multi-currency Payroll
  • Experience working for a company with international/global presence
  • SAP experience
  • ADP Payroll experience is ideal
  • In return, you will be offered a competitive starting salary and the opportunity to gain fantastic experience working for a globally recognised, well established company. There may also be potential for the position to become permanent/extended after the 6 month period.

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