Payroll Advisor - Human Resources - Associate - London

  • Competitive base + bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Jefferies
  • 13 Feb 18 2018-02-13

The Payroll & benefits function in London is part of a growing Human Resources department. The team is made up of 17 people in London, covering all Human Resources aspects across EMEA within Investment Banking, Global Markets & Corporate Functions. This role sits within the Payroll & benefits team, made up of 4 specialists.

Company

Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York with its European head office in London and staff in over 30 global cities, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, and wealth and asset management. Jefferies provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures and commodities markets, and a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, merger and acquisition, restructuring and recapitalisation.

Team

The Payroll & benefits function in London is part of a growing Human Resources department. The team is made up of 17 people in London, covering all Human Resources aspects across EMEA within Investment Banking, Global Markets & Corporate Functions. This role sits within the Payroll & benefits team, made up of 4 specialists.

Role

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities are:

  • Assist with day to day administration of UK payroll (ADP Freedom)
  • Liaising with ADP to process payroll across Europe (France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Dubai, Sweden, Holland using ADP Streamline) and ensuring funding has been processed within specified timeframes.
  • Working with Accounts to ensure international third party payments are correctly allocated.
  • Maintaining high level of customer service, responding to and resolving employee queries via Payroll inbox and phone.
  • Compiling, producing and despatching employee P11D statements annually.
  • Compiling, producing and submission of employer related securities (Former form 42).
  • Compiling and submitting PSA to HMRC annually.
  • Payments to third party providers as necessary.
  • Calculating tax due on stock vesting’s across UK and EMEA region, processing confirmation statements in HR System and ensuring correct taxes are withheld from employees
  • Where required, manually calculating and sending employee payments.
  • Ensuring monthly pension/benefits enrolment data is correctly loaded onto payroll.


Person Specification

The following skills and experience are required for this role:

Ideal Experience

  • Strong Knowledge of UK payroll and legislation
  • Understanding of Stock schemes
  • Knowledge of Tax Year End procedures

Qualifications & Preferred Background

  • You will have ideally worked at a large Financial Services firm
  • Knowledge of ADP payroll systems, PeopleSoft or Oracle Fusion an advantage

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • High levels of energy, drive and an ethos of hard work.
  • Good team player. 
  • Capability to work on their own.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize.