• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 23 Apr 18

Payroll Analyst - EMEA (French specialist)

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

French specialist
Key Responsibilities:
The duties of this role will include the following:
  • Collate monthly changes from all departments, e.g. recruitment for new hires, HR for all changes and leavers.
  • Send payroll instructions to the outsourced payroll provider, verify those changes against the financial summary and perform net salary / cost centre analysis. Approve monthly payroll file and forward cost file to Accounts.
  • Deal with all payroll and benefits queries (including vacation and RTT policy and balance queries)
  • Calculate and provide salary information to finance for the tax on salaries submission
  • Provide all statutory French leaver documentation to Business Partners for each leaver
  • Reconcile social insurance refunds to claims (bank statement v social insurance advice slip)
  • Run holiday report in Workwise and send to the payroll provider ensuring correct actions are processed
  • Liaise with external tax consultants for the filing of Stock Options annual company return.
  • Collect and approve transportation receipts and instruct payroll vendor with the monthly payment, track and reconcile
  • Process on call payments (Astreinte)
  • Complete retirement plan form (Reunica or Klesia)
  • Monitor third party payments made by payroll (tax, social charges, medical insurance)
  • Track and process commission payments
  • Update labour book
  • File and process payments for the Disability tax, Apprentice Tax, Training Tax and Accommodation Tax.
  • Work with Comp and Bens on all local benefit reviews and the annual Profit Sharing and Interessment benefit programme in their entirety and calculate all vendor/employee calculations
  • Provide all salary information for annual negotiation (works council)
  • Provide Business Partners will salary cost modelling when required
  • Key liaison for payroll audits and documentation maintenance (local government audits as well as company internal/external)
  • Maintain the lunch voucher scheme and review.
  • Check and approve invoices
  • Projects as and when required (implement new systems for example)
  • Manage payroll vendor and ensure they fulfill contractual obligations
  • Year End Process
EMEA payrolls

Key Responsibilities:
Full training will be provided for the EMEA payrolls.
  • Provide administrative support across the EMEA payrolls, as directed by the AVP.
  • Input and full ownership of a couple of small European locations, working with the outsourced payroll vendor
  • Completion of post payroll administration, including preparation and reconciliation of cost reports
  • Acting as coordinator for employee and third party queries
  • To provide general payroll or benefits support, as required
  • To run the monthly EMEA Interface (together with associated reports) and distribute accordingly
  • Manage the EMEA payroll e-mail account
  • Act as cover for other EMEA payrolls
  • Send out Statement of earnings and final payslips for all entities
  • Post payroll reports e.g. GTN, GL, Pension, Controllership etc.
  • Run various reports in Success Factors to support payroll processing
  • Responding to payroll related administrative requests


The Department
The Payroll team are responsible for providing a comprehensive service to all lines of business and it supports entities across locations in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Our success is dependent upon the service we provide and therefore we source associates with a wide range of experience and knowledge in this specialist field.
The team is diverse, dynamic and committed, and our approach is professional, open and consultative.

The Role

This position will be part of International Payroll team, and primarily dealing with the payrolls for 4 of Moody's France entities (approximately 270 employees in total) as well as other payrolls within EMEA as assigned.

The payroll Analyst will deal with all areas of French payroll and will therefore act as the primary contact point for all related queries from both employees and external consultants/third parties. A large volume of data will be handled and therefore the payroll associate should be highly accurate, should pay close attention to detail and have excellent organisational skills. They should also be professional, diligent and have a courteous

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Good working knowledge of French payroll and benefits legislation
  • Must be a fluent English / French speaker
  • A degree in a numerical/finance/HR and payroll discipline (or equivalent) is preferred but not essential.
  • Well developed IT skills are essential, in particular, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must be highly organised and efficient, able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously, yet integrate appropriately with the team and other areas within Moody's.
  • Good interpersonal skills both verbal and written, with the ability to work successfully with all levels of employees across the organisation.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Must be flexible and diligent at all times.

This job description is issued as a guideline to assist you in your duties, it is not exhaustive and we would be pleased to discuss any constructive comments you may have. Because of the evolving nature and changing demands of our business this job description may be subject to change. You may, on occasions, be required to undertake additional or other duties within the context of this job description, and according to the needs of the business.

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

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