Payroll Administrator, Open to flexible working

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
17 Nov 2021
17 Dec 2021
Contract Type

The Payroll Administrator is focused on delivery of the day-to-day activities of the UK and ROI employee payrolls and other smaller EMEA payrolls, within our Global HR Operations Shared Services Function. S/he ensures quality of service and operational performance by working within our documented processes and metrics.

Key Responsibilities

  • All employee related payroll administration 
  • Provide First line support for payroll queries
  • Delivery of service in line with Service Level Agreements
  • Maintain information, resources and manuals for your market
  • Deliver payroll support in line with local tax legislation and Company Control & Risk


  • Payroll data collection in line with monthly checklist
  • Validation of data to ensure meets vendors requirements
  • Submission of data to payroll vendor in line with payroll calendar
  • Complete checking and reconciliations
  • Prepare and distribute payroll reports to internal and external customers
  • Working within defined processes ensure all payments are successfully managed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Support Finance with payroll enquiries related to general ledger payroll costs
  • Build excellent relationships with internal and external parties

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

  • Prior experience working within a team environment  
  • Must be able to demonstrate great teamwork
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Payroll processing experience advantageous but not required
  • Fluent in additional language would be an advantage
  • Ability to communicate and deliver excellent customer service via telephone, e-mail
  • or letter is essential
  • Excellent people skills required
  • Process improvement skills
  • Service-oriented attitude and willingness to learn
  • Ability to organise/prioritise workload
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint