Senior Payroll Officer

Senior Payroll Officer

Job Title: Senior Payroll Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £27,000 - £35,000
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Connor Rumpson
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Job Published: January 28, 2020 09:30

Job Description

Senior Payroll Officer – high growth scaleup, London

Our client is a fast-growth technology services business helping some of the UK’s biggest organisations leverage data and AI to make an impact.  Founded three years ago, they have more than doubled revenues in each of the last two years and are investing heavily in the business to continue to take advantage of their leading position in the market. Due to this success and with its stellar growth rates set to continue, the business is of a scale to employ its first dedicated payroll specialist.

This is a unique opportunity to work with a successful and differentiated company operating in the rapidly growing data and AI space. The role will require someone with good communication skills, experience in a fast-paced environment and experience with the design and implementation of payroll processes. The right candidate will professionalise and future-proof the payroll function, implementing payroll processes and uniform ways of working.


  • Running monthly payroll
  • Setting up new joiners and processing a continuing volume of monthly salary changes
  • Setting up and managing employer loan agreements and related salary deductions
  • Establishing internal processes and systems to increase efficiency and subsequently developing and improving them, with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Calculating statutory payments, such as maternity, paternity and sick pay as well as calculating mid-month pay rises
  • Handling queries by phone and e-mail

Key attributes:

  • A fantastic work ethic and a desire to be part of a high performing team
  • Excellent problem solving / judgment skills
  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Process-driven individual with highly efficient working practices
  • Strong technical understanding of PAYE payroll
  • Previous experience is absolutely essential

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