EMEA Payroll Specialist

Competitive | Oxfordshire | Contract
Posted 24 days ago

Payroll Specialist
12 Month Contract
Upto £58K

The EMEA Payroll Specialist will be responsible for performing regular payroll processing tasks, ensuring all payroll documents (inputs and outputs) are received and processed accurately and on time. The EMEA Payroll Specialist is responsible for checking/resolving payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information. The EMEA Payroll Specialist will communicate, as directed, with payroll customers to help answer frequently asked questions/inquiries and to help direct/escalate the inquiry after understanding the specific nature of request. This role works independently on more routine/less complex tasks and under the direction of a manager or senior manager on more complicated assignments.

• Responsible for ensuring all aspects of the payroll cycle, including tax, benefits, wage attachments, etc. are processed, reconciled, audited and transmitted accurately and timely
• Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll impacting changes, tax forms, payments and payroll processing for assigned clients
• Responsible for quality control and auditing to ensure accuracy and low error or defect percentage; corrects data as needed
• Proactively manages quarter and year-end payroll tasks and auditing
• Produces timely and accurate gross to net processing and pay distribution
• Performs other day to day payroll processing activities or administrative duties as directed by manager/supervisor
• Specific Tier 1 duties performed may include but not be limited to:
• Responding to Tier 1 Case Inquiries
• Employee Payment Corrections
• Employee Proration Pay Calculation
• Employee Retro Deductions
• Time & Attendance Interface File Transmission verification and correction
• Pay cycle Pre-processing Control Audits
• Input of Local Payroll Information into payroll systems/templates
• Comparison/auditing of payroll inputs and outputs
• Works within Payroll and cross-functional internal business partners (Finance and HR) to resolve Tier 1 employee payroll matters/inquiries/problems and to execute the Time to Pay process flawlessly
• Follows payroll-related compliance policies, procedures and processes
• Identifies and presents solutions for continuous payroll process improvement
• To embed Invesco’s conduct culture and ensure due consideration and escalation of any Compliance, Risk and/or Conducts issue including all issues pertaining to the adherence to Invesco’s code of conduct, ethical standards and conduct principles
• Ensure all activities are in line with TCF outcomes (individual contributor)

Skills and experience:

• Experience performing payroll specialist activities (Preference is to have that experience in one of the following countries; UK Ideally certified in payroll (CPP, CIPP.etc) or other country equivalency
• German or European languages advantageous
• Clear understanding of payroll, benefits, and taxations; and an understanding of applicable legistative or other regulatory requirements required
• An Associate’s Degree and/or equivalent work experience preferred
• CPP or CIPP – Certified Payroll Professional Ceritification, and/or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) designation preferred Other country certifications will be considered
ols and advanced features used for comparison/auditing of data
• Technology aptitude/experience; ability to understand and recognize the value of payroll input/output data and what it says about the process
• Ability to work across internal functional lines to resolve problems; demonstrated strong team player skills
• Understanding of our underlying business in order to assess how to better leverage existing, new, or standarized processes
• Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly, technically, and effectively with internal and external partners; ability to listen closely and process input from others
• Ability to collaborate with others to understand and mitigate risks and to solve/resolve problems; action oriented
• Service-oriented; customer service aptitude; a focus on delivering and maintaining high-quality services, processes and activities
• Thinks ahead and makes fact based decisions.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Vashanta McKenzie

0161 237 0065

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