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Senior Payroll Specialist

  • Job reference: 920995
  • Location: Wokingham, Berkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 03/08/2018

OrionGroup are looking for a Senior Payroll Specialist for our multinational pharmaceutical client based in the Berkshire area.

The Senior Payroll Specialist is part of a UK country wide team responsible for ensuring the payrolls are completed accurately and on time.

Main Responsibilities of the role:

  • Processing of UK payrolls for all the company's employees (4000 employees) to ensure accurate and timely payments using Workday and Intelligo software.
  • Processing of monthly equity transactions to ensure correct tax treatment.
  • Monthly preparation of all payroll cycle compliance and control documents.
  • Support all audit activities as needed.
  • Systems specialist in regard to enhancement and process improvements.
  • Partner with Total Reward on the annual benefit renewal cycle to ensure all data is fed through to payroll accurately and timely.
  • Support annual pension renewal and provide data as needed to TPV.
  • Case management using internal software Salesforce. Reviewing and answering queries/tickets in a timely manner and in line with case guidance.
  • Support global mobility process and procedures to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Preparation of monthly payments for salaries, TPV's and HMRC.
  • Adhoc project work as assigned.

Desired background and experience of the successful candidate

  • Previous experience with Payroll processing is required.
  • Knowledge of global mobility processes would be beneficial.
  • An effective team player with a willingness to learn.
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-functional, multi-cultural environment and be open to change and the challenges that arise in a fast-moving environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with customers, peers, and vendors.
  • A sense of urgency in solving inquiries and requests to ensure timely resolution and an ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel and Outlook.
  • CIPP Qualified - Desired
  • Payroll Technician
  • Ability to work efficiently and productively.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.