Investment Management

Payroll Practitioner

£35k - £35k per annum

City of London, London

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Full time

Hybrid working

Competitive salary

We are looking for a Payroll Practitioner to join a global investment company with offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, London, Jersey and Cayman Islands. This is a permanent role offering a competitive salary, depending on experience and offers hybrid working.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will provide support to the team by taking over some of the work and reducing the sharing the responsibility of managing the compensation process. Ultimately, the successful candidate will begin to rethink how we manage payroll and improve our existing processes. The candidate will have the ability to understand the nuance and differences in our compensation processes across different jurisdictions and for different kinds of staff. Not so much thinking purely outside the box, but understanding outside the standard payroll box thinking and understanding the nuances of our approach.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the finance team to understand the structure related particularly to compensation (i.e. different employing entities / consultants)
  • Begin to work with our outsourced payroll providers, understanding their role in the process.
  • Learn to use our systems including Sage X3, Sage 50 Cloud, eDays, Gitlab
  • Shadow payroll cycles before taking over some of the responsibility.
  • Begin preparing monthly payroll files for senior comptroller’s review.
  • Begin coordinating and working more directly with the payroll providers.
  • Assist with any other administrative items related to payroll.


  • Minimum 1 years experience in a similar role ideally within financial services.
  • Experience with Sage is desirable.
  • Experience working in a fast paced payroll function.


  • Competitive salary
  • 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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