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Senior Analyst, Payroll & HRIS - EMEA (12 Month Maternity Cover)

London , United Kingdom

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The Senior Analyst Payroll & HRIS leads payroll function for UK & ROI and provides payroll back up support for remaining countries across EMEA. The position provides crucial analytical and reporting support for the EMEA region for various stakeholders (HR, in country finance, stat and tax finance, legal, comp & ben). The position is based in London but is part of EMEA payroll & HRIS function based in Gdynia, Poland.

Key areas of responsibility will include but not be limited to the following:

Payroll/HRIS UK & ROI:

  • Owner of the full payroll processing cycle for UK & ROI from P&O instruction to GL file.
  • Back up support for the remaining payroll entities processing across EMEA region.
  • UK Payroll processing owner via managed service set up with ADP, system used ADP Freedom, monthly pay run.
  • First point of contact for UK employees and stakeholders (finance, P&O) for pay related queries(3 PAYE entities, approx 500 employees)
  • Responsible for resolving any pay related errors accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for partnering with P&O, ABP on gathering the pay changes data required for a monthly processing, including, new starts, leavers, promotions, statutory leave changes etc
  • Owner of preparation of a monthly pre commit payroll review and gathering a payroll sign of from P&O VP and finance.
  • Partner with HRIS team based in US on any system data entry and corrections (Workday system knowledge desirable)via SOC portal.
  • Ariba entry owner, creation of new joiner account
  • Preparing monthly and ad hoc payroll reports
  • Validation of benefit reports received from MyFlex system for payroll purposes: Childcare vouchers, season ticket loans etc.
  • Acts as UK ADP account management lead and supports the same for EMEA account

Payroll EMEA:

  • Overviews Dubai payment request
  • Back up support for the remaining payroll entities processing across EMEA region.

Pension for UK:

  • Owner of the full pension processing cycle for UK
  • First point of contact for DC pension plan related questions, both Aviva and Fidelity
  • DC Pension scheme auto enrollment

Analytics for EMEA:

  • Org charts creation when and if required
  • Reporting when and if required
  • SOC portal entries for Workday updates
  • Benchmarking analytical support

Labor Law analytics support for EMEA:

  • Full insides and analysis into complex Labor related sensitive requests for reliable decision making process.


  • Act as a back up for UK Benefits if needed.
  • Act as  a back up for EMEA Benefits if needed.
  • Act as a back up for Poland based Payroll Analysts
  • Assist in an ad hoc projects when required

Job Requirements

  • Payroll system experience (ADP Freedom) is essential together with PAYE and Statutory manual calculations.
  • System focused: ADP for payroll, Workday for HRIS, eDays for T&A, Ariba for Finance. System implementation experience would be beneficial.
  • Strong customer service attitude, high levels of discretion, team-work and capacity to think laterally
  • Strong organizational skills, multitasking mindset.
  • The ability to have a proactive approach, and ability to be resilient at times, as well as maintaining high confidentiality, whilst providing an excellent customer experience to all payroll-related queries
  • Typical experience: 3-5 years’ experience in HRIS/payroll systems analyst capacity.


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