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UK & International Payroll Specialist

  • Job reference: 913942
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: NEG
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Admin, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 19/05/2017

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of UK & International Payroll Specialist, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Run payroll calculations including deductions, salary adjustment, bonuses, taxable benefits, etc.
  • Process statutory payments (like Sickness, Maternity, Paternity, etc.)
  • Process payroll advances.
  • Verify that payment files are without errors before closing payroll period, including payments to third parties (pension providers, childcare vouchers etc.)
  • Create and send electronic and paper payslips to employees.
  • Payroll posting to valid GL accounts, reconciling the General Ledger on a weekly or monthly basis, working closely with the Finance departments.
  • Mandatory reporting to authorities and customers, including monthly reporting to HMRC and other relevant government reporting.
  • HMRC form handling, including P60, P45, P46, P11D, PSA, etc.
  • Activities related to final settlements for leavers.
  • Testing and adaptation of correct payroll solutions in accordance with agreements and legislation.
  • Assist the update of SAP payroll systems with amendments as and when required by changes in UK legislation.
  • Maintain the share purchase scheme including tax calculations and HMRC online reporting through Form 42.
  • Understand and support the payroll process for expat/ tax equalised employees, with regards to monthly salary and any additional items, such as bonus share treatment.
  • Understand and support the A1 / Certificate of coverage process.
  • Handle employee payroll queries.
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.


  • Extensive years payroll experience.
  • Knowledge of statutory payments (like Sickness, Maternity, Paternity etc).
  • Understanding of payroll process for expat/ tax equalised employees.
  • Experience in interfacing with customers.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 913942

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