Experienced Payroll Administrator

Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
£28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus
27 Feb 2018
27 Mar 2018
Manpower UK
Job Type
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a world leading Global FMCG organisation, our client is currently looking for an experienced Payroll Administrator based at Kingston upon Thames. This is a full time temporary role for a period of 6 months, working a 36.25 hour week. This role is paying up to £32,000 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience.

Main Job Purpose
Our client is a global company behind powerhouse brands such as Dove, Persil, Flora and PG Tips. Based in Kingston, UK payroll is responsible for paying 7,500 employees in the UK; partnering with our third-party payroll provider to achieve this. This role sits in the support team working between our payroll provider, HR, Pensions, Finance and our outsourced HR Services team to ensure payroll is processed accurately and on time for both our weekly and monthly payrolls.

Our client is a complex payroll landscape. Although the day to day payroll operations are outsourced to the payroll provider, this payroll administrator role involves managing the weekly UK payroll processes various UK payroll related administration as well as communicating with various stakeholders on payroll related matters

Key Accountabilities
Managing the UK payroll process for weekly and monthly payrolls.
Ensuring that starters, leavers and transfers are all processed correctly.
Reviewing payroll instructions analysing results and signing off.
Liaising with the payroll vendor to ensure smooth delivery of the weekly payroll services (supporting 2 types of weekly payroll)
Investigating and resolving queries and escalations using SAP Global View and Workday systems
Management of our Payroll Support shared mailbox
Administrative tasks such as correspondence with HMRC and other third parties, completing the monthly Office of National Statistics survey, managing the overpayments process as well as ad-hoc project administration and coordination.
Work with outsourced/insourced/in house HR Services team, payroll vendor, HR communities, Global Mobility and Global Reward teams to ensure payroll data is correct
Download payroll information from systems and cross-check against instructions, Work Day system and prior month payroll.
Dealing with HR partners and Employees directly to resolve difficult payroll cases

Key Skills and Relevant Experience
Previous payroll knowledge or experience in a payroll related role essential.
Highly numerate, strong Excel skills, to interrogate large volumes of data
An organised, can do attitude and problem-solving capabilities.
Also required is an ability to pick up new processes and software quickly and multitask in a busy environment.
Experience of Self-managing projects (with little supervision)
Ability to handle data accurately
Strong communication skills
Willingness to learn, be developed and step up when required

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