Payroll & Benefits Specialist

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Reporting into the Global Reward Director, the Payroll & Benefits Specialist (Interim) will provide analytical and process support for payroll and benefits programmes, globally.

Client Details

A global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.


Prepares input & reviews output for our UK, US, APAC, European & Modified payrolls (including inputting and checking payroll data, entering starters and leavers details, holiday and sickness pay, salary calculations and other payroll changes)

Liaises with shared services team and payroll providers to ensure monthly inputs are captured and processed correctly.

Prepares payroll summary pack for sign off

Works to ensure timely filing of all statutory reporting requirements relating to quarterly and annually payroll related tax and social charges including management reporting & statutory filings

Undertakes monthly & year-end reconciliations (Payroll, Pensions, PAYE, NIC, Auditor schedule)

Oversees day to day administration of employee benefits, and coordinates provision of information to providers and advisers

Manages employee enquires about payroll and benefits

Offers guidance and direction to the Reward Coordinator on payroll and benefits matters

Other duties as reasonably requested


Experience in payroll administration/management with a strong knowledge of the UK payroll taxes framework and ideally also experience of administering international payrolls. Experience of working with third-party payroll and benefits providers is desired. You will also need a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and HR Information systems.

Keen eye for detail and a proven ability to work to tight deadlines, multi-task and take a methodical approach to your work.

You will need to be proactive and enjoy problem solving.

Can communicate openly with all business stakeholders and are happy to share new ideas and build successful working relationships within the team and the company.

Job Offer

Excellent Salary and benefits

Free parking

Refreshments available

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