AECOM Payroll Officer in St Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

AECOM is currently recruiting for an experienced Payroll Adminstrator to join our busy UK and Ireland Payroll team in St Albans on a 12 month fixed term contract.

As a Payroll Administrator you will be supporting over 8000 employees across UK&I, as part of our large St Albans finance team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage end to end monthly payroll process which involves producing, collating and checking of the payroll, ensuring that information is 100% accurate and in-keeping with payroll deadlines.

  • Responsible for the monthly payroll reconciliation with Finance.

  • Manage the monthly payroll reporting, ensuring key stakeholders are kept up to date with employee movements (IT, Facilities, Finance).

  • Payroll audit management - regularly conduct audits of the payroll process and data input to ensure compliance and accuracy.

  • Support internal and external audits.

  • Administers bonus payments, payroll related taxes, third party payments etc.

  • Processes wage and overtime payments, payroll deductions and requests for out of cycle payments.

  • Be a point of contact for pay queries and liaise with HR when applicable.

  • Check employee payslips and reconcile discrepancies.

  • Process monthly invoices for payroll and benefits providers.

  • Communicate clear deadlines to the HR team, employees and managers.

  • Produce ad hoc reports for payroll, benefits, suppliers and year-end reporting.

  • Support the team with broader HR projects including appraisal, pay review, talent development etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in payroll and pensions.

  • A full working knowledge and demonstrable experience of advanced Excel.

  • Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to juggle a demanding workload and manage priorities.

  • Experience of working within a busy administrative team.

  • Strong communication skills; clarity in writing style and verbal expression.

  • Ability to collaborate effectively as a team and lead on own initiative.

  • Strong attention to detail and the drive to get things right first time.

  • Sound IT skills, including the full Ms Office Package.

  • Knowledge of Northgate and ADP payroll systems is desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

Educated to GCSE Level or equivalent, Maths and English to grade C or above

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 195041BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.