Payroll Specialist
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 03/08/2020

Job Description

Ref ID:  06470-0011495977


Robert Half are working exclusively with a financial services firm based in Edinburgh with the recruitment of a Payroll Specialist. We are looking for a 'tried and tested', experienced payroller who is looking for a fresh new challenge. This role will involve oversight and join supervisory responsibilities of a small team of payroll assistants. You will work closely with the senior managers and will be tasked with building strong relationships to ensure delivery of timely and accurate payroll services.


  • Ensuring the timely and accurate delivery of the monthly and quarterly payroll for a large number of employees
  • You will lead the delivery of domestic and international payroll for a number of different locations
  • Generating and distributing P45s and P60s
  • Be responsible for all specialise queries relating to pensions and payroll, e.g. Auto-enrolment, PAYE, NICs, P11Ds etc
  • Liaising with Senior Leadership Team continuously in regards to payroll queries, issues and deadlines and keep them Team updated with new developments in payroll
  • Completing year end payroll reconciliations
  • Pension submissions and auto-enrolment
  • Payslip calculations and the resolution of payroll queries
  • You will work in conjunction with the payroll supervisor
  • Assist in the streamlining of all associated payroll processes
  • Supporting the wider accountancy department


  • You will have at least 4 years+ experience in a payroll role
  • You will have previous experience of domestic and international payroll
  • Strong knowledge of various payroll systems
  • Excellent communication skills

Salary and Benefits

  • £33,000 - £43,000
  • Generous annual leave and flexible working
  • Opportunity to undertake new training and qualifications

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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