Report to Finance Director

Job Description

To provide specialist payroll support and be responsible for processing all 8 payrolls across Europe, which in total pays 100 Employees.

You will need to be self-motivated and have the ability to work autonomously to agreed deadlines. Attention to detail is highly important and a structured methodical approach is necessary.

Successful candidates must have the maturity and ability to work on their own initiative in a fast-paced environment while maintaining quality of work and effective working relationships with both internal employees and external providers.

  • Processes employee data including new hires and additional earnings and bonuses.
  • Processes employee time and attendance data. Audits and reconciles a wide range of personnel actions and payroll documents.
  • Keep up to date with payroll and tax laws and ensure that management is kept abreast of any changes or updates.
  • Manage payroll distribution, direct deposit and retro-expenditure transfers. Sets up and reconciles voluntary payroll deductions. Process taxes and payment of employee benefits and ensure that they are properly posted to separate accounts.
  • Process garnishments including child supports, tax levies, loans and completes forms for special wage or salary pay outs.
  • Prepare pay orders and checks through designated electronic systems and distribute checks to new employees.
  • Prepares monthly journal entries and back reconciliations and maintain records and files concerning company payroll.
  • Completes accurate and timely processing of employee payroll. Processes accurate employee pay and ensure that any additional payments or deductions are calculated and posted in time.
  • Identifies and highlight payroll or accounting discrepancies and ensure that they are resolved in a prompt manner.
  • Research and resolve payroll-related issues and discrepancies so that they do not have a negative effect on calculations.

Requirements for the role:

  • Previous payroll experience is essential
  • Fluency in English required, additional European languages are preferred (beneficial languages include, but not limited to, French, Spanish, German, Swedish)
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong communication skills are essential
  • Ability to operate on own initiative

Debbie Burbage Financial Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.We are a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.