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EMEA Payroll Manager

Posted 1 February by Adecco UK Limited Ended
Adecco are currently recruiting an EMEA Payroll Manager for our client based in Paisley to work on a 6 month contract.

The EMEA Payroll Manager is responsible for ensuring all EMEA regions meets payroll compliance regulations and should be focused on ensuring that the region meets its strategic payroll goals. Working with the individual Regional Leads, the EMEA Payroll Manager works toward ensuring each region meet its payroll deadlines and objectives, ensuring quality of service and operational performance by analysing the metric dashboards.

Key Responsibilities

*Staffing responsibilities (1-1, Performance Management, Development/Training, Salary Review etc.)
*Escalation point for the EMEA regions and country Field HR team for all payroll and tax relates queries
*Monitor performance levels to achieve all key measures
*Identify and Implement appropriate Control Mechanisms
*Monitors case management activity levels, call volumes and HR/Payroll system activity
*Analyses team members workload with daily and weekly metric dashboards, identifying areas requiring attention and taking any necessary corrective action
*Schedules team members workload and plans
*Effectively analyses, evaluates and resolves complex issues escalated by team members and manages each case through quick and accurate resolution
*Oversee the preparation and processing of payroll information to ensure this is done in a timely manner.
*Assist with calculation of payroll input data where necessary
*Oversee the preparation and distribution of payroll reports to internal and external customers
*Oversee the preparation of all tax year end reports in accordance with country legislation
*Oversee the preparation and maintenance of payroll manuals and related payroll working instructions
*Assist and support internal and external audit teams
*Identify and drive performance improvement projects, typically around control mechanisms and effective working
*Will perform education, development and training activities for the payroll team members
*Offers team members on-going mentoring, coaching and other feedback for professional development
*Achieve stated performance measures and adhere to established customer service standards
*Participate in project work as needed


*Prior supervisory experience
*Knowledge of processing Stocks & Shares
*Ability to interpret and communicate policies, procedures, and programmes
*Critical thinking, problem solving and judgement skills
*Service-oriented attitude and willingness to learn
*Possess good listening skills and patience to work with all types of employees
*Ability to maintain a positive attitude
*Individual should have high energy with the ability to organize/prioritize workload
*Self-sufficient and able to work independently


*CIPP qualification or equivalent
*Excellent interpersonal skills needed with the ability to communicate well in a diverse work environment
*Prior experience of managing an EMEA payroll department essential
*Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint experience using a HRIS data base and reporting application

Occasional travel required

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 34371027

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