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Payroll Executive

  • Job reference: 928902
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 29/11/2019

Orion Group are delighted to be working with a well know and established client in Edinburgh City Centre. We are looking for an experienced Payroll Executive to join the organisation on a part time basis working between 2 and 3 days per week. Interviews for this position will be in December for a January start date.

What is involved in the role:

  • Working in the payroll team you will look after 2 payrolls which run monthly for over 200 staff
  • Reconcile the monthly payrolls
  • Ensure accuracy and timely payment
  • Prepare and provide reports for internal and external bodies
  • Submit regulatory submissions to TAX authorities
  • Submit other payroll deductions
  • Keep up to date with payroll changes and legislation's
  • Respond to any queries and provide feedback and advice
  • Carry out regular data cleanse to be in line with GDPR
  • Keep and maintain accurate records of all payroll activities
  • Work with finance manager to deliver any projects
  • Continual process improvement where applicable

Experience which would be beneficial:

  • Payroll qualification, or studying towards one
  • Good range of systems experience
  • Use of Excel and other Microsoft packages
  • Understanding of GDPR and the implications
  • Experience in a similar fast paced high volume environment
  • Understanding of other departments within finance i.e credit control

Additional Information:

  • Monday to Friday 8.45am-5pm
  • 1 hour lunch
  • Flexible working is available within reason
  • 10 days holiday plus 4 statutory (part time allocation)
  • Salary will rise by £3000 over time (FTE)

For more information or if you have any questions please contact:


DD: 0141 483 7356

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.