Payroll Manager - UK and EU

London, City of London
£50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
12 Apr 2021
19 Apr 2021
JN -032021-2178107
Mary Cotter
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

International technology and trading firm with offices in the City of London has created a new role to hire an International Payroll Manager responsible for overseeing the outsourcing of the UK and European payrolls.

Client Details

A leading international technology and trading firm in the City of London.


Reporting to the Head of Finance, your will have primary responsibilities for overseeing the outsourcing of the UK and European payrolls.

Duties will include:

  • Ownership of UK and European outsourced payrolls and managing the outsourced agencies
  • Reconciliation and analysis of payroll data
  • Troubleshoot and problem solve complex payroll requirements
  • Engage with internal stakeholders re relevant legislation
  • Work with Tax and HR on implementing secondment and relocation agreements.
  • Respond to and effectively deal with employee queries
  • Review and approve payroll ledger entries
  • On-boarding of new payroll providers as expand into new European jurisdictions
  • Manage the pension process, including auto enrolment


The ideal candidate must have:

  • Senior level experience at administering payroll including in a multinational company (or equivalent gained in a payroll bureau or professional services firm)
  • Relevant payroll qualification - CIPP min level 3
  • Worked with international secondments and other cross-border payroll issues
  • Strong EXCEL (intermediate to advanced) and able to work with large volumes of payroll data on Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Senior stakeholder management
  • Understanding of payroll accounting and month end requirements

Job Offer

Competitive salary range and annual discretionary bonus

Excellent and comprehensive benefits package

Career in a fast growing firm with plenty of opportunity to make an impact to the company's development

Great working environment and a rewarding culture

Offices in the heart of the City (home working for now)

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