International Payroll Specialist

Resource Solutions.
London, United Kingdom
21 Mar 2023
24 Mar 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Title: International Payroll Specialist

Location: London (Hybrid Working)

Contract Length: 6 months

Opportunity Overview:

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset management group that provides a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions for individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world.


  • Review and approve payroll changes and submit to payroll partner/systems across multiple countries. Ensure these are compliant with country specific regulations before submission.
  • Ensure payroll elements are appropriately set up according to company policy and country legislation
  • Conduct monthly analysis of payroll data for final approval, identify and resolve any issues arising.
  • Prepare monthly payroll reconciliations and identify anomalies for preparation of financial reporting
  • Prepare monthly GL file reporting for upload to finance system
  • Review Liabilities reconciliations for monthly and end of year filing and payments to each country authorities
  • Deal with queries from authorities.
  • Prepare payments for approvals
  • Deal with mid-level queries from employees and stakeholders
  • Create and maintain internal payroll processing documentation
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure controls are maintained.
  • Communicate with business on legislative changes that will impact their area
  • Complete end of year analysis and prepare for final approval for each country.
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Assist in Global mobility and Employment tax tasks in relation to payroll & benefits.
  • Assist International Payroll Manager with audits and risk assessments.
  • Assist International Payroll Manager with projects effecting payroll.

Desirables Skills:

  • Previous UK payroll experience
  • Previous international payroll experience
  • Organisational skills
  • Basic knowledge of double entry bookkeeping
  • Good excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of HR Policies and practices
  • Basic knowledge of Benefits legislation and practices

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