Payroll Expert

Ref: ZR_8357_JOB  ·  Posted on 17 June 2024


I am working with a large, global consultancy client to find them a knowledgeable Payroll Expert who can help them to process their 12,000 staff payroll. The role requires someone who is knowledgeable and able to answer complex employee tax questions and knows about things like shared parental leave.

The role will be solely focused on processing the complex payroll. Into the future your time will partly be allocated to helping to support their transition to a new finance system.

The role commands a salary of up to £35,000 per annum and will be fulltime hours working 2 days per week on site in Surrey. There lots of parking available.

If you are an expert in Payroll and feel like you can benefit my client, please get in touch by applying!

Key responsibilities
  • Accurate and timely input of payroll data, throughout employee lifecycle.
  • Ensure all variable payments and deductions are processed a timesheet system and the payroll.
  • Balance all interfaced data between internal and external systems, ensuring integrity of data at all times.
  • Ensure pre-payroll processing tasks are completed in a timely manner including the submission of files to HMRC.
  • Process BACS payments for monthly payrolls.
  • Process salary advances as and when needed.
  • Supporting the timely transition of employees who TUPE transfer to or from the payroll.
  • Help ensure that all internal and external audit requirements are met.
  • Assist the Contact Management Team with all payroll related queries.
  • To assist the upcoming transition of internal finance systems.


Skills & experience
  • Recognised payroll qualification.
  • Strong excel skills required, you’ll need to be strong at formulas.
  • Experience working with an HR offshored service delivery model.
  • An understanding of current Payroll legislation and compliance.
  • Excellent understanding and experience of working with Payroll systems.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with Flexible Benefit Programmes and Salary Sacrifice arrangements.
  • Experience of working within an in-house Payroll environment.
  • The correct candidate should have knowledge about complicated tax questions for employees and things like shared parental leave. They need to know the law/rules around sickness leave etc.

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Oracle experience not essential
  • Discreet with the ability to handle confidential and sensitive situations.
Additional benefits
  • Pension up to 10% client contribution .
  • Life assurance, income protection insurance and critical illness cover.
  • Option to buy & sell holiday.
  • Dental, health, medical, travel and gadget insurance.
  • 24/7 Digital GP.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

RECOMMEND A FRIEND: If you have professional friends/colleagues who would be interested in one of our roles and our excellent levels of service too, we'd like to recognise your recommendations with a 'thank you' of our own. For every friend you refer who then starts a role through Datasource either Contract or Permanent, we will send you £200 of Love to Shop Gift Vouchers & gift your friend £100 in Love to Shop Gift Vouchers as well!

(c) Copyright Datasource Computer Employment Limited 2024.

Apply for role
Payroll Administration / Secretarial HR

Refer your friend: We want to give you a Netflix or Amazon Prime subscription and £250 Love2Shop vouchers!

Refer your friend
Refer your friend:
Contact us

Let's connect and work together

Start the conversation

Submit CV  ·  Submit Vacancy