Payroll and Benefits Business Partner

Job Title: Payroll and Benefits Business Partner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RCPB_1545215337
Contact Name: Rahat Choudhury
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are working with a fast-paced exciting telecommunications company based in the City. They are looking for a ambitious individual to take the next step up into the Payroll and Benefits Manager position.


  • Work with the HR Operations Advisor and Employee Experience Coordinator to provide a first class service to HR team and wider business in respect of payroll and benefits.
  • Own and process monthly/bi-monthly payroll, using the HRIS system, Sage People, to provide data to the global payroll provider and liaising as required to ensure accurate and timely processing.
  • Manage all 'End of Year' processes associated with payroll, e.g. P60s and global equivalents.
  • Provide practical advice on current benefits packages, ensuring compliance and all benefit policies in place are in line with terms and conditions of employment and provide cover for all eligible employees.
  • Manage benefit brokers and providers, agreements and KPIs, escalating issues as needed.
  • Manage annual renewal processes of benefits globally ensuring timely market reviews are conducted, detailed analysis of costings vs budget and recommendations made for approval.
  • Manage the claims process for employee benefits, liaising with HR team and employees where required.
  • Manage benchmarking data, ensuring accuracy and filling gaps as necessary, providing guidance to the Recruitment and HR Business Partnering teams.
  • Compiling and analysing payroll data for statutory reporting, i.e. Gender Pay reporting.
  • Work with the HR Business Partnering team to ensure the pay review and benefits process can run smoothly and operate via HRIS.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of pensions, ensuring compliance and ensuring engagement.
  • Ensure company compliance with all employment taxation requirements in countries of employment.
  • Work with the Head of HR operations to review and make recommendations to the global compensation and benefits strategy.
  • Work with the Head of HR Operations to review current benefit brokers globally and make recommendations for changes.
  • Provide necessary information to other departments as required.
  • Set up payroll and benefits in new locations as required.
  • Work with the HR Operations Advisor and provide operational cover as required.

You will:

  • Experience of delivering payroll and benefits in a multi-national environment.
  • Experience of sourcing and implementing new providers for payroll and benefits and in new locations.
  • Successful track record of delivering HR related solutions to internal client base.
  • Analytical approach, able to understand the business strategy and determine smart courses of action.
  • Strong relationship builder, working with senior executives, managers, staff, suppliers and business partners where the strength of these relationships will help determine your success.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to balance competing priorities and workloads.
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach to work required.
  • Excellent numerical, written and verbal communication skills with an application to detail and presentation.
  • Ability to influence managers' decisions and provide proactive and practical solutions on a variety of people and employment matters.
  • Resilient proactive individual with ability to act decisively, unsupervised and take responsibility while remaining calm under pressure.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and offer new ideas and to champion, support and deliver business initiatives.
  • Willingness and ability to work as a member of a team.