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Senior Payroll Advisor

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £50000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Holly Dean
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012239_1675270977

Cedar are currently assisting a fast growing retail business with the recruitment of a Senior EMEA Payroll Advisor on a permanent basis.

Hybrid working- 1 day per week in the office and 4 days from home

Location: West End, London

Salary: £50,000 per annum + 5% annual bonus + perks/ discounts

Responsible for the end to end payroll on European markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • End to end responsibility for the European markets payroll
  • Ensure payroll is completed accurately on the scheduled basis in accordance with all relevant employment legislation
  • Point of contact for all payroll related queries, escalating as necessary to the relevant stakeholders
  • Provide assistance to HR during the annual budgeting process with respect to salary and wages information
  • Update and maintain payroll records as directed by HR
  • Ad-hoc payroll related queries
  • Maintain a well organised and timely filing process for payroll records and other related documentation
  • Calculation and payment of bonuses other compensation elements and taxes
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of all payroll related clearing accounts
  • Prepare wages and bonus accrual calculation on a monthly basis
  • Partnership and continuous communication with HR to ensure all payroll activities are executed accordingly
  • Maintain relevant payroll templates and listings, updating as necessary
  • Prepare and maintain appropriate process documentation for each area of the role. These should be updated and improved as systems and requirements change
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the HR IS and its ongoing execution and performance
  • Provide assistance in reviewing the current payroll providers and assessing any new potential payroll providers on an as needed basis

Skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Significant payroll experience within European markets mainly
  • Experience with payroll software, like ADP is essential
  • Experience with Time & Attendance & HR IS (Workday preferably) systems
  • Proven knowledge of multi -country payroll related legislation
  • Outstanding communicator and a solutions focused problem solver
  • An exceptional eye for detail as well as a proactive and methodical approach to work
  • Ability to adapt to change and to identify continuous business improvement opportunities
  • Vendor management exposure

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP.