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UK and International Payroll Specialist

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: AAT, Payroll Manager / Controller / Assistant, Taxation Manager (Corporate / Personal)
  • Date posted: 16/05/2017
  • Job reference: VR/42918
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client is currently recruiting for a UK and International Payroll Specialist on a permanent basis in Aberdeen.

Summary of role:
Provide an integrated Payroll Service to the customers.
Delivery and performance of this service within SAP and in alignment with the local Service Level Agreements in place with the customers.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
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 handle, 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.

Key Accountabilities:
International tax experience.
Deliver the payroll service to customers within SAP and in accordance with the local Service Level Agreement.
Develop and enhance good customer relationships.
Ensure full payroll compliance with the UK legislation.
Minimum Requirement (key competencies/qualifications).
Minimum of 7 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.

Key Personal Competencies:
Excellent Organisational skills and ability to prioritise.
Customer Relationship focused.
Pro-active and resourceful.
Structured and focused on quality.
Work on own initiative.