Payroll Specialist

  • Location:

    Aberdeen, Scotland

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Payroll Specialist

Portlethen, Aberdeen

Contract - Full Time (7.5 hrs p/d Mon- Fri). Fixed period of 1 year (subject to extension)

* This is a contract position within the UK Payroll team. The role is to support the current team of 6 with day to day activities in a very busy and challenging environment, with multiple systems in use.
* UK Payroll consists of 13 legal entities (all paid monthly) and the total headcount of ca. 5,500 employees.
* The position reports to the UK Payroll Team Lead based at the location.


Completing monthly activities for 13 payrolls 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
* 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, with headcount above 1,000 employees
* 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

If you feel you would be suitable, please send in your CV

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