Payroll & Benefits Manager

  • Location

    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £75000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 15% Pension

  • Contact:

    John O´Brien

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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UK Payroll & Benefits Manager £75k + 30% bonus - City

A leading financial services firm based in the heart of the City seek and experienced UK Payroll & Benefits Manager.

Reporting into the Head of Reward you will be the subject matter expert for a small UK payroll and benefits offering.

Please note that this role can be fully remote but you must be within reasonable distance of London.

The role:

  • Work alongside 3rd party payroll provider to process the end-to-end monthly UK payroll (c. 200 employees)
  • Add all new starters / leavers data / ad hoc changes onto the Workday system
  • Prepare reports for the monthly payroll approval / sign off process
  • Monthly administration of the benefits module in Workday
  • Liaise with all 3rd party benefits providers and pension administrators on monthly reporting and the balance of the monthly payment settlements
  • Dealing with employee payroll queries
  • Liaise and partner with key internal stakeholders to ensure payroll data feeds in to reporting and other requirements e.g. tax, share plans and finance
  • Prepare payroll related reports for internal stakeholders (group tax, finance, Group reward team)
  • Act as main HMRC contact point for all payroll related matters
  • Prepare the annual P11d(b) reporting and manage the submission process to HMRC
  • Manage 3rd party payroll provider SLA's through regular meetings
  • Process annual salary increases / bonuses / share awards


  • Ability to show complete discretion at all times
  • Experience of the Workday HCM, payroll and benefits modules (desirable)
  • Payroll certification would be advantageous
  • Ability to manage 3rd party vendors / external providers
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Have a flexible approach to their working
  • Knowledge of payroll reporting requirements along with an understanding of UK HR policies and procedures
  • Clear and confident communicator, ability to communicate at all levels
  • Experienced in production of MI / statistics
  • Analytical and numerate; able to design and implement new or changes to process
  • Rigorous attention to detail

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.