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Payroll Analyst

Liberty Global
Bradford, United Kingdom
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We're looking for a Payroll Analyst to join us in our Bradford office. This is hybrid working - 2 days in the office, 3 days remote.

This role joins Liberty Shared Services (LSS) and is responsible for the accurate payroll administration and answering of payroll queries, both in the UK and Globally.

What will you be doing?
  • Resolve complex pay queries enquiries, issues and complaints, escalating as appropriate.
  • Complete payroll transactional processing for both UK and Global Payrolls.
  • Support the management of processing of all payroll credit transfer and emergency CHAPS payments.
  • Ensure that statutory deductions are correctly made and accounted for and that all statutory returns, including those for taxable benefits, relating to the employees, are produced and dispatched in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that non-statutory deductions made on behalf of the employees are accounted for and returns, including payment, are made to the appropriate organisations.
  • Ensure that advice and service given to managers, employees and external organisations are of a high quality and delivered in a customer focused way.
  • Maintain compliance with all relevant payroll related legislation and statuary obligations.
  • Stay on top of company and statutory changes, and working with Information Technology & the ES Systems & Portfolio Development team, ensure vital system changes are implemented at the required time.
  • Support projects to improve payroll system, processes and procedures enabling the delivery of high standards within payroll services and customer service.
We tend to look for people with:

  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of payroll processes, particularly those relating to the BACS process and company pension schemes.
  • Detailed and practical knowledge of statutory legislation pertinent to Income Tax (PAYE), National Insurance, SSP, SMP, SPP and SAP and Salary sacrifice, Benefits in Kind and Attachment of Earning Orders.
  • A sound understanding of external Payroll/Shared Services developments.
  • A sound understanding of managing payroll in a diverse organisation.
  • Experience of managing complex, high volume pay processes in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Knowledge of the company pension schemes.
  • Understanding of interfaces between payroll and finance and pensions.
  • In depth knowledge of payroll processing including month end and year end activities.
  • Good working knowledge of process methodologies.
  • Both UK and Global payroll experience and knowledge.
What's in it for you?
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave with the option to purchase 5 more
  • Access to wellbeing and mental health benefits such as the Calm app, personal medical, critical illness cover and dental insurance
  • Matched pension contribution up to 10%
  • Access to our car benefit scheme
  • Access to our online learning platform to continue to develop and grow your career with us
  • The chance to join an innovative, fast-paced and passionate team
Who we are:

Liberty Shared Services (LSS) acts as a central specialty service supporting both the wider Liberty Global group and external clients with specialisms in areas of Finance, Accounting, People, Legal & Systems. LSS teams support a number of businesses across the Liberty Global footprint including Sunrise, Virgin Media O2, and Nexfibre.

It is an exciting time to join us on our journey as we continue to grow our services; offering a wide range of opportunities to experienced talent who embrace a culture of change & collaboration.

Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video, and mobile communications services. Our businesses deliver next-generation products through advanced fibre and 5G networks that connect 85 million subscribers across Europe and the United Kingdom. Our businesses operate under some of the best-known consumer brands, including Virgin Media-O2 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise UPC in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Eastern Europe.

Our consolidated businesses generate annual revenue of more than $7 billion, while our joint-ventures in the U.K. and the Netherlands generate combined annual revenue of more than $17 billion. Our global investment arm, Liberty Global Ventures, has a portfolio of more than 50 companies across content, technology and infrastructure, including strategic stakes in companies Plume, ITV, Lions Gate, Univision, the Formula E racing series and several regional sports networks

If you're the kind of person who embraces change, challenges the status quo and has a sky's the limit" attitude, then our place is your place. Come and join us!

Liberty Global is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. We're 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society. So we're keen to hear from candidates of all background and circumstances.

Pre-Employment Screening:

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