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Payroll Specialist


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Job Summary

To support the Payroll function of the business and be responsible for all aspects of payroll from start to finish including Year Ends, Auto-Enrolment and payroll reconciliations.

The role will include working to strict deadlines and communicating regularly with employees and department managers.


  • Manage payrolls of approximately 400 staff in total, in accordance with strict deadlines.
  • Along with the administrators in the team, provide advice and information to managers and employees in all payroll related matters
  • Cover all aspects of processing payroll
  • Producing P45s and year end reporting including P35/P60's forms as required.
  • Be up to date with HMRC current legislation
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines are essential
  • Maintenance of the payroll system
  • Resolution of issues or escalation to manager of necessary HR administration when not doing payroll.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification - (Information technology, computer science, management information systems or statistics)

Good English, Mathematics and IT


  • Must have strong experience in the full process of payroll
  • Demonstrable "hands on" payroll experience
  • Significant knowledge and use of payroll system: preferably Cascade
  • Previous experience in payroll, taxation, pension and maternity/paternity
  • An understanding of UK specific legislation including: tax year-end procedures Familiarity with working in a matrix environment, including cross-cultural working
  • Comfortable with detail, data handling and analysis. Personal integrity when handling confidential information
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative, ability to work in a changing environment to meet demanding deadlines and timescales
  • Effective listening and communication skills, highly developed interpersonal skills


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Closing date:
01 Sep 2015


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