Global Payroll Specialist

£45k - £50k per annum


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Global Payroll Specialist
Offering between £45,000 – £50,000 per annum
Near the Holborn Area
Hybrid working

About The Company

The company supports a business’ third-party anti-bribery & corruption, modern slavery, and ESG risk management with scalable platform & modular point solutions. Their ‘ Explore, Enhance and Engage’ methodology enables companies to manage their supply chain based on risk exposure from low-touch automated screening across the entire network to enhanced due diligence and hands-on engagement with high-risk suppliers and intermediaries.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure the efficient and effective administration of the payroll function across the company entities and global payrolls to ensure all employees are paid correctly and on time
  • Collaborate with third-party payroll bureaus on a timely basis to provide the information needed accurately based on the Payroll Calendar deadlines
  • Control the employment tax presentations
  • Review the individual payrolls each month and consolidate/post the relevant journals into the Finance system
  • Monthly/Yearly Payroll reconciliations. This will include ensuring we are audit ready and compliant
  • Support the annual pay review process for the whole business in partnership with the HR team
  • Assist the HR team with administering all employee benefit programs, including enrolments, terminations, and renewals
  • Lead the switch to a one-global payroll provider
  • Implement and maintain payroll best practices to improve efficiency
  • Support the Head of HR with producing regular HR metrics such as attrition information for the monthly board report
  • In partnership with the Global HR Team, establish and roll-out the People strategy
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices and regulatory changes
  • Maintain annual pay review process in partnership with the Finance team and senior managers including benchmarking salaries where needed
  • Taking the lead on agreed ad-hoc projects, ensuring project plans are kept up to date and delivered on time with all relevant stakeholders being kept up to speed and involved as appropriate
  • Support with all administration with the Global HR Team; drafting letters, forms etc

Skills and Requirements

  • Proven experience in managing global payrolls including the US and UK and APAC
  • Strong experience in administering company benefits and managing third party vendors in the US and preferably Global locations
  • Experience in a large payroll bureau (such as ADP) with multi-location, multi-payroll, multi-entity interfaces will be a plus
  • An understanding of all or one of the following countries’ tax legislations; UK, Singapore, US and Malaysia
  • Experience in managing sensitive data and an understanding of the importance of the service provided
  • IT and data analysis skills, including extensive use of Excel
  • Ability to effectively plan, set priorities, and manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to research information and analyse data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and action plans
  • Ability to represent the company effectively in various settings with a demonstrated understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures
  • Outstanding interpersonal and collaboration skills and ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation
  • Experience in managing third-party vendors such as benefits suppliers


  • Offering between £45k – £50k per annum
  • Hybrid working

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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