Payroll Specialist, EMEA

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London, UK
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About Bravura

Bravura Solutions is a leading provider of software solutions for the wealth management, life insurance and funds administration industries, underpinned by functionally rich technology that enables modernisation, consolidation and simplification.

Backed by over 30 years of experience, our installed or managed hosted solutions are used by many of the world’s leading financial institutions. In excess of A$2.3 trillion/ £1.4 trillion in assets are entrusted to our systems.

Upon joining the EMEA team, you will be part of a forward thinking business that has built its success on developing innovative technology. We support our clients with a team of more than 1000 people in 12 offices across APAC and EMEA, and have two business divisions – Wealth Management and Funds Administration. We offer ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative team and inclusive culture, flexible working practices and a comprehensive benefits scheme. Bravura Solutions is focused on securing world class talent.


About the role

We are looking for an organised and highly numerate individual to join our team as an experienced Payroll Administrator.

Reporting to the EMEA Finance Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for administering and processing of all processes relating to the Payroll function including benefits, management reporting and ownership of the company’s internal HR and payroll system (Chris 21). They will also be responsible for the accurate preparation and processing of monthly payrolls for approximately 300 employees in the UK and South Africa and processing of staff expense claims.

This will be a part-time role, suitable for an individual returning to work or looking for a flexible work environment.

Main activities

  • Preparation of monthly payroll for UK & South Africa within Company Guidelines and Government Regulations
  • Process all Starters and Leavers in a timely fashion
  • Accurate processing of all overtime forms
  • Process all monthly statutory and company payments (e.g. Maternity, Paternity, Sickness, Holiday)
  • Ensuring all time sheets, payroll changes and other related material is received prior to close of payroll run
  • Setting up new employees in the system, ensuring they are correctly coded
  • Maintaining employee details in payroll systems and HR system
  • Handling employee payroll queries
  • Monthly reconciliations of payroll, headcount and holiday records
  • Preparing management reports based upon information from the payroll and finance reports
  • Processing of Staff Expense Claims
  • Resolving / answering queries relating to payroll across EMEA
  • Processing of statutory forms e.g. P11D, P45, P46
  • Liaising with HRMC and benefit suppliers
  • Assisting with Audit Queries

To be successful in this role candidates will require:

  • Full knowledge of processing the end to end payroll functions and activities, minimum of 2-3 years’ experience
  • Understanding of payroll process and European Employment legislation and the ability to explain policies, legislation and procedures as related to payroll
  • Attention to detail with strong numeracy & administration skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel and Word skills
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels of staff
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Expert knowledge of the Chris 21 system (preferred)
  • Good understanding of company’s benefits and payroll policies
  • Confidentiality #LI-PRIORITY

Apply now

If you believe that you have the relevant experience and knowledge for this role please apply directly below. Please note only successful applicants will be contacted.

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