£300-£350 per day

Payroll Administrator

Ref: 776| Posted: 23rd Nov 2022

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Durham Professional Services is delighted to be working with our major client in Glasgow to recruit a Payroll Administrator to join them on a contract basis for an initial 6 months. (Umbrella only).    This role is open to candidates working from home. This role is accountable for supporting the Payroll Manager to manage a global payroll operation for colleagues across a multitude of countries. 

The Payroll Specialist will partner with a third-party payroll provider and their client account managers to ensure the monthly and bi-monthly payroll cycles are completed accurately and on time for each country.

Key Responsibilities of this role include:-

  • Manages an allocation of monthly/bi-monthly global payrolls, validating calculations are accurate and comply with global/country policies and local regulations.
  • Prepares and collates monthly/bi-monthly payroll related data changes from Workday and other sources and loads into third party payroll provider system for processing. 
  • Ensures all remittances and filings with the appropriate tax authorities and payments are completed by third party payroll provider or local teams.
  • Works in partnership with People and Finance teams, provides guidance and support on payroll related queries.
  • Supports with the preparation and collation of internal and external audit requests and ensure deadlines are met; liaises with third party payroll provider as required.
  • Supports Payroll Manager to implement payroll related policy changes, ensures changes are communicated to third party payroll provider.
  • Creates and maintains payroll related documentation including processes and procedures, checklists, and country playbooks.


To successfully perform this role it is expected that candidates will:-

  • Experience of international and UK payroll processing and regulations. Workday experience would be an advantage but not essential
  • Confident communicator with good presentation skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong experience of reconciliation methodology
  • Motivated, proactive, and enthusiastic with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Structured and organised with the ability to plan and manage own workload.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of payroll related activities.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

To apply for this position send your CV to or call Mark on 0141 244 0246 for further details.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships