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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: 29/05/2017
  • 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.

- 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.