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Senior Payroll Coordinator

Senior Payroll Coordinator

Job title: Senior Payroll Coordinator
Location: Manchester
Salary: Healthcare and Bonus per annum
Start date: ASAP
Reference: SPAOJMCR_1630927434
Contact name: Jessica Schwier
Contact email:
Published: 12 days ago

Job description

Oliver James is an ambitious and entrepreneurial Recruitment Consultancy with a £130 million turnover operating out of 12 international offices spanning across 10 Countries. Established in 2002, we have grown organically and consistently over the past 19 years to become a renowned financial services search & selection organisation, with a current headcount of circa 500 employees.

Job Title: Senior Payroll Coordinator

Reporting to: Payroll Manager

Location: Manchester

As a Payroll Professional, you will be responsible for supporting the Payroll Manager in the management and delivery of the Payrolls. You will be a strong team player who is quality driven, ensuring consistency and compliance while working in a fast paced environment.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Processing of our Internal and contingent worker payrolls, in a range of countries
  • Facilitating the in country supplier to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing
  • Ensure complete and accurate payroll for all company and client employees.
  • Facilitating training for administrators
  • Ensuring adherence to team SLA's
  • Escalations
  • Deal with local stakeholders in a range of countries as and when required to ensure accurate payroll for our client employees.
  • Collaborate with our operations team to ensure complete payroll processing within a timely manner.
  • Query management, including explanation of gross to net


  • At least 2 years' experience in payroll
  • CIPP qualification or equivalent
  • Language skills, including French/Dutch
  • EOR or PEO experience would be favourably considered
  • Exceptional communication skills at all levels
  • Strong IT skills, with a focus on system development
  • Previous experience in a payroll software implementation
  • Experience with SAP SuccessFactors advantageous but not essential


  • Previous experience of payroll processing
  • Minimum of 2 years payroll experience
  • A willingness to learn
  • Excellent communication and Customer service skills
  • Ability to work and remain calm under pressure
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft software, in particular MS Excel
  • Ability to work in a team as well as individually
  • Self-starter with a high level of motivation and determination

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