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Senior Payroll Specialist

  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Amanda Longville
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 25 June 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -052021-459319

We are partnered with one of the world's largest Ad Tech companies, one of the fastest growing demand-side platforms in the industry. With a media-buying platform that helps brands deliver a more insightful and relevant ad experience for consumers.

The company is hiring an Interim Senior Payroll Specialist who will report into the International Payroll Manager and will be responsible for performing the full spectrum of duties accurately and timely for our international, monthly payrolls.

To cover maternity leave with the potential to extend permanent, paying up to £55K. Note you must be available immediately or have 1-2 weeks notice period.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Prepare all payroll inputs to the payroll provider for EMEA, APAC and Canadian payrolls (Joiners, Leavers, Fixed and Variable Pay changes, Holidays).
  • Prepare payroll flux workbooks for management to review in adherence with SOX controls
  • Audit and validate all payroll transmissions
  • Develop ad-hoc financial and operational reporting
  • Manage time and tasks to execute all payrolls accurately and timely
  • Streamline and automate manual tasks by leveraging current systems in place
  • Research, analyse and resolve payroll-related queries
  • Create and import data into Cloudpay payroll system
  • Partner with HR to understand and support voluntary payroll deductions
  • Possess clear understanding of proper taxation of employer provided benefits


  • 5+ years of multi country payroll processing experience, including setting up new country payrolls
  • Experience with Workday HCM/ Cloudpay, payroll system
  • Strong knowledge of payroll principles, best practices
  • Analytical skills and ability to perform detailed, technical payroll calculations
  • Strong understanding of SOX compliance requirements
  • CIPP is desirable

Please apply ASAP if interested.