Payroll Specialist

26000.00 - 31000.00 GBP Annual + GBP26000 - GBP31000/annum Free onsite Parking and Gym
13 Feb 2017
28 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Payroll Specialist with full payroll cycle experience, looking for an exciting new role for a global organisation and a leader in pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Want to work in an environment that promotes health and cares for their employees offering a free onsite Gym and leisure facilities? This could be the role for you.

We are currently looking for an experienced Payroll Specialist dealing with the full inhouse payroll cycle. You will have the opportunity to work for a large pharmaceutical provider and very much a house hold name. Excellent facilities onsite with free parking and free gym.

Position Summary

The Payroll Specialist is part of a UK team responsible for ensuring all payrolls delivered are timely, accurate and compliant with Company policies and regulatory requirements.

The role will have responsibility for processing a full in house payroll for a number of Legal entities using Megapay payroll software and supporting the wider team on payroll activities.

Payroll processing/controls

* Processing of Country payroll for all employees using the Country specific TPV payroll software ensuring the timely and accurate processing of all payroll cycles including disbursements to bank and GL postings.
* Execute processes to support the preparation of payroll processing including the simulation of payroll runs and audit reports and validations.
* Maintain payroll Master Data in accordance with operational procedures and payroll policies.
* Implement procedures to support the management of mass uploads files and reconciliations..
* Adhere to interface processing controls and timely handling of Interface and processing errors.
* Manage payroll inbox and shared service calls and queries in a timely manner.
* Support system enhancements testing and user acceptance testing.
* Collaboration with HR Shared Services and other functions to ensure consistent accurate flow of information and received within payroll deadlines for processing.
* Ensuring month and year end payroll returns are complete, accurate and timely
* Maintain all payroll records as required by revenue and Data Retention Records.
* Engaging with internal and external customers to meet service delivery requirements.
* Processing Ex-Pat assignments setting up deductions according to contract, coordinating the calculation of hypo-tax etc
* Processing Shared Based Compensation
* Create and maintain control documentation, process flows and procedures.


* Support the execution of the SOX Program (404)
* Support internal audits, external audits (PwC), Pension audits and government audits.
* Perform other duties as assigned.


* Competitive pay package (GBP26,000 - 31,000 p/a)
* 12 Month assignment
* Onsite Free Parking and Free Gym
* 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) (post AWR)
* Opportunity to work with a large reputable organisation (recently voted top 50 to work for)

If you feel you have the above experience and want to discuss further please call Arron (Apply online only) for more details