Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Posted 5 September by ABCAM

Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Contract: Full time, Interim / FTC 6 months

About the role - Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Reporting into the Global Reward Director, the Payroll & Benefits Specialist (Interim) will provide analytical and process support for payroll and benefits programmes, globally.

Roles & responsibilities:

• Prepares input & reviews output for our UK, US, APAC, European & Modified payrolls (including inputting and checking payroll data, entering starters and leavers details, holiday and sickness pay, salary calculations and other payroll changes);
• Liaises with shared services team and payroll providers to ensure monthly inputs are captured and processed correctly. Prepares payroll summary pack for sign off;
• Works to ensure timely filing of all statutory reporting requirements relating to quarterly and annually payroll related tax and social charges including management reporting & statutory filings;
• Undertakes monthly & year-end reconciliations (Payroll, Pensions, PAYE, NIC, Auditor’s schedule);
• Oversees day to day administration of employee benefits, and coordinates provision of information to providers and advisers;
• Manages employee enquires about payroll and benefits;
• Offers guidance and direction to the Reward Coordinator on payroll and benefits matters;
• Other duties as reasonably requested

About you - Payroll & Benefits Specialist

You will be experienced in payroll administration/management with a strong knowledge of the UK payroll taxes framework and ideally also experience of administering international payrolls. Experience of working with third-party payroll and benefits providers is desired. You will also need a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and HR Information systems.

This role would suit you if you have a keen eye for detail and a proven ability to work to tight deadlines, multi-task and take a methodical approach to your work. You will need to be proactive and enjoy problem solving. You also need to be comfortable with routine and self-motivated to achieve your goals. For us, it is essential that you can communicate openly with all our business stakeholders and are happy to share new ideas and build successful working relationships within the team and the company. This will require good inter-personal skills and an open communication style.

You need to be organised and flexible and comfortable to switch between working on your own and joining in team activities.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!

About Us

Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers’ success and their research needs. It’s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you’ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences.

Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer an attractive and flexible benefits package (which includes shares for eligible employees), a culture focussed on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences please apply now!

No agencies please.

Required skills

  • Benefits
  • HR
  • Human Resources
  • Payroll

Reference: 36035181

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