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Payroll Specialist

Job Description – Payroll Specialist

About the Role

My client, a world renowned FMCG is seeking a Payroll Specialist to join their team of 4 to support on the monthly payroll process. Reporting to the Payroll Manager,  work with a managed payroll vendor to process the monthly payroll for 3,500 staff across the UK & Ireland. 

We are looking for a payroll expert with 5 years experience in the payroll space, who is confident with manual calculations and using Microsoft Excel. This role is based in Manchester, and you must be able to travel to the office 3 days per week. 

Key Responsibilities

  • conducting regular payroll checks, following assigned checklists. 
  • preparing monthly payroll reports, ensuring accuracy and adhering to audit requirements
  • acting as a point of contact for all payroll related queries
  • regularly performing reconciliations of payroll accounts
  • ensuring accuracy of payroll calculations ahead of processing
  • supporting on payroll process improvements 
  • collaborating with the wider HR & reward team

Previous Skills & Experience

  • running the end to end payroll process
  • processing UK and Irish payrolls
  • excellent customer service skills and experience responding to a range of payroll queries in a timely manner
  • strong knowledge of current payroll legislation
  • experience manually calculating payslips
  • ability to deliver quality work at pace
  • excellent attention to detail 
  • strong problem-solving skills

If you are looking for your next step in the Payroll space, and believe you have the relevant skills and experience for this exciting opportunity, please reach out to me at ASAP. 


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