Payroll Specialist

  • Location:

    Aberdeen, Scotland

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  • Salary:

    £15 - £16.70 per hour

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Payroll Specialist


12 Month Contract

Pay: up to £16.70 per hour PAYE


Completing monthly activities for 13 payrolls (headcount of ca. 5,500 employees) which will include but are not exclusive to:

  • Payroll input - overtime, field pay, bonuses, ad hoc payments and deductions
  • Checking of master data changes in Workday and ensuring successful data flow into payroll systems (HRX, SAP) - analysing errors and liaising with multiple teams to ensure corrections are made in time
  • Payroll validation checks
  • Checking and processing new hires and leavers information
  • Statutory payments calculations
  • Processing employee earnings arrestment's
  • Raising payments to 3rd party vendors
  • HMRC reconciliation of RTI and PAYE
  • Payroll journals preparation
  • Internal reporting as required
  • Handling employee queries


  • Proven payroll experience of min. 2 years in oil industry or similar
  • Strong excel skills
  • Good working knowledge of UK HMRC legislation
  • Strong working experience of automated and integrated payroll systems, particularly knowledge of SAP and Workday
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitasking and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills

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