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Payroll Specialist

Finance & Accounting
Adam Cambridge
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Job Reference: JO-1909-64755_1569605066


The person we seek is an experienced Payroll Specialist, experienced in setting up and/or operating Payroll processes in a Shared Service Centre in a multi-country corporate environment is advantageous as is a working knowledge of Oracle Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


  • Work with HR and Payroll providers to ensure consistent and accurate flow of information and that Payrolls are processed accurately, timely and in accordance with country local requirements.

  • Month end payroll activities-preparing journals, accruals and balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Ensure that monthly and yearly local tax payments and compliance requirements are met.

  • Ensure sufficient controls are in place and are implemented to capture changes month on month and any differences are reconciled and explained.

  • Schedules, participates and facilitates payroll related meetings and presentations.

  • Provides timely and accurate reporting to internal and external agencies,

  • Prepare employee and payroll tax payments.

  • Create and maintain control DTP documentation, process flows and procedures.

  • Ensure a consistent focus and involvement in driving efficiencies and process improvements

  • Manage the Payroll system ensuring mails are answered in a timely manner and filed appropriately.

  • Work with external providers regarding specific payroll treatment for employees' e.g. expatriate and international assignments.

  • Working with internal and external audit to ensure the integrity of the payroll information.

  • Assistance on Project related activities as required


  • Third Level Qualification is necessary

  • Preferably IPASS qualified or international equivalent.

  • Accuracy: Attention to detail to ensure every employee is paid correctly and on time.

  • Timely Delivery: Ensure all activities are completed to the deadlines set.

  • Customer service: A commitment and focus on customer service - defining and exceeding multiple customer expectations and inspiring the team to deliver on the service commitments.

  • Process focus: Skills in process analysis, assessment and improvement and creating a team environment where continuous improvement is encouraged.

  • Interpersonal Skills: An effective team player, with developed communication and negotiation skills to focus on building and maintaining strong relationships with the Payroll process stakeholders.

  • Problem Solving: A clear, fast thinker, problem solver, able to translate business needs into pragmatic solutions and implement them.

  • Diversity: Able to work effectively in a multi-functional, multi-cultural environment and be open to change and the challenges that arise in a fast-moving environment.

  • Handle complexity: Able to handle the ambiguity and complexity that arises seeking out clarity at all times.

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