Payroll Specialist, Lanarkshire
Rutherford Cross
May 28, 2021
Motherwell, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Motherwell
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is excited to be working in partnership with a prestigious drinks business to appoint a Payroll Specialist. The purpose of the role is to ensure the completeness, accuracy and the processing of employee payments for the UK & Irish payrolls for the Group.

Duties include:

  • Accurate preparation and processing of the groups 6 monthly UK payrolls and 1 Irish payroll ensuring deadlines are adhered to  and payments authorised in line with the Group Banking Mandate;
  • Ensure the current legislative and contractual deductions are applied, paid timely and authorised in line with the Group Banking Mandate to the relevant external bodies  and in accordance to HMRC guidelines
  • Work with HR administrators to ensure smooth running of payroll on a day to day basis and liaise with HR leaders to ensure the implementation of new payroll policies
  • Management of the process and payment of overseas Taxes and UK NI where applicable for overseas secondee’s
  • Support Transactional Processing Leader to implement and embed new payroll projects working with HR, GTS and payroll provider
  • Manage and reconcile Payroll Control Accounts for month end and year end in line with Group Reporting timetable
  • Complete the financial tax year end sending end of year summaries, P35’s,P14 on-line to HMRC and issue p60’s to all employees in line with HMRC timetable
  • Review processes on an ongoing basis, identifying opportunities for continuous improvement, and proposing/ implementing these with input/authorisation from the Transactional Processing Leader as appropriate

On offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual bonus
  • Attractive company pension
  • Working hours 8:00-4:30 Mon-Thurs, 2:30pm finish on Friday (30 minutes lunch) 38 hours per week- some flexibility in working hours
  • 24 days annual leave plus 10 bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Private health care
  • Product allowance

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