Payroll Manager - UK (Hybrid)

Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
01 Feb 2023
25 Feb 2023
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Overview of Citi

Citi is a world-leading global bank. We have approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. We provide consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. We enable clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Citi Belfast is one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland with a diverse and talented team of over 3000 people from over 40 different nationalities across our four Belfast offices.

We are the only global investment bank operating in Northern Ireland. Every day, our local experts interact with global teams in over 100 countries developing and supporting next-generation technology solutions for the enterprise and delivering critical services to the bank and its customers, to make sure we are a stronger and safer organization for our clients.

You will have a truly global reach, which will provide you with new experiences and development opportunities right here in Belfast's iconic Titanic Quarter.

Role Overview

This is a management role reporting into the EMEA Regional Payroll Manager. The jobholder is responsible for ensuring the effective production of payroll across the UK Cluster.

  • Ensure the monthly payroll operation meets/exceeds the published service standards and is within the agreed timetable
  • Responsible to work with all relevant HRSS pillars and groups on reengineering, migration, automation of payroll activities
  • Perform the required reasonableness checks to the current monthly payroll accounting balances
  • Undertake full responsibility for the complete Payroll function
  • Work with internal Risk and Control teams to review and undertake internal audit controls, identifying improvements of controls
  • Hold meetings with direct reports to disseminate information
  • Provide effective communication to the EMEA Regional Total rewards Manager and escalate relevant issues promptly
  • Ensure that all of Payroll team members understand and comply with all key policies and procedures
  • Train the team to ensure there are suitable deputies in place to handle times of sickness and holiday
  • Arrange for the continuous development of the Payroll by organising the required training, coaching and team building

Qualifications / Skills
  • Bachelor's/University degree
  • Substantial HR ops experience including expatriates, and benefits
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • In depth knowledge of best practice payroll methodology
  • Detailed knowledge of employee / employer tax legislation
  • Strong people management and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Sound financial management skills

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

What we Offer

We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.

We'll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decisions, and allow you to choose which benefits suit you and your personal life best.

Highlights to our core benefits include:
  • Award winning pension
  • On-site health services
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 Days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure
  • 3 days working in office, 2 days working from home.

Citi Belfast also champions diversity within our workforce, which helps us be well and live well together. We have over 40 different nationalities in our Northern Ireland offices, are a vocal supporter of LGBTQ+ rights, and are proud to have 47% of our leadership team made up of individuals who identify as women.

We encourage and lead inclusivity through our Pride, Disability, Multicultural, Families Matter, and Women affinity networks that are run by and for, Citi Belfast colleagues; providing them with the support they need in their personal and professional journeys and supplying them with the tools to help educate colleagues on all things related to each network to help us work better together.

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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