Job description

  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street, United Kingdom
  • Department:
  • Division:
    IBP Business Enablement
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:

Payroll Coordinator- 15 month FTC (5416)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!

Our payroll team is responsible for ensuring our people are paid accurately (through the 3 different payrolls that we run).

We look after just over 3,000 employees in the UK, and help them to understand their payroll related information.

We work collaboratively together as a team, problem solving and focussing on making the complex simple for our employees. We strive to review how we do things, and look to improve and bring in new ideas.

We are all based in London, but have fully embraced a mix of remote working. As long as you are happy to travel to come and meet with the team when we are getting together we don't mind where you work from.

Description of role and key responsibilities:

  • Preparation, input and checking of all payroll, benefits and compensation data for the monthly and bi-monthly payrolls
  • Answering employee relating to pay and benefits
  • Production of all monthly and ad-hoc payroll and benefits reports for various internal and external stakeholders
  • Completion of all month-end payroll and reconciliations
  • Generating and processing manual payments via online banking system to various internal and external stakeholders
  • Providing share quotes and processing of the monthly shares files in a timely manner
  • Accessing various external benefits portals to approve applications and upload payroll data for processing
  • Managing the HR bank account, including monitoring all transactions and liaising with Group Finance
  • Providing specific payroll calculations and information to People & Organisation team members as requested

Other responsibilities:

  • Advising and assisting employees on family leave policies, and impacts on pay and benefits
  • Attending monthly catch-up meetings with various teams to ensure specific payroll information is gathered accurately and effectively
  • Production of statutory end-of-year documents, payslips and standard letters as required
  • Assisting with projects as required
  • Covering for work in the team across all payrolls as required
  • Performing ad-hoc duties as required

What are we looking for in the successful candidate?

  • Previous payroll experience; Part Qualified / Qualified CIP qualification would be beneficial
  • High level of numeracy and excel skills
  • Organised and methodical, with the ability to work towards tight deadlines
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Ability to put yourself in the shoes of our employees; and be able to communicate clearly
  • High attention to detail
  • Discretion

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Melanie Punch

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