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Payroll Specialist

Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 20, 2023

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Through our dedicated associates, Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments - creating exceptional outcomes for our clients and the millions of people who count on them.
You have an opportunity to personally thrive, make a difference and be part of a culture where individuality is noticed and valued every day.
Payroll Specialist
An excellent opportunity to sit within the client site and be part of an enthusiastic and friendly Payroll Team in Birmingham City Centre.
Permanent Contract
Hybrid - 2 days in office


- Processing all employee life cycle changes including starters, secondments, statutory absence, leavers and other amendments to salaries and employee data in compliance with policy and statutory requirements
- Responds to complex payroll enquiries and assists in calculating payroll deductions.
- Performs checks on monthly reports including payroll interface errors, net variances and comparisons between payroll and HR systems
- Action complex payroll process such as: National Insurance category changes and backdates, gross ups, secondee payments and liaison with Global mobility departments where necessary
- Recalculations of previous month's payroll and overpayments, prepare 'Out of cycle' payments where required
- Liaise with other HCCS teams to provide resolution to employees and Client's Human Capital team
- Prepare Payroll exception reports
- Prepare reports for business, scheduled and adhoc
- Peer check of payment request for disbursements
- Performs reconciliations of Payroll deductions and prepares payment request to providers e.g Pensions, GAYE, Court Orders
- Performs peer check of reconciliations of Payroll deductions e.g Pensions, Court Orders
- Validate invoices in Client accounts payable system
- Overpayments: recording data in overpayments database, issuing letters/emails, and responding to queries from employees and debt recovery team - reporting etc etc
- Prepare out of Cycle payments file for approval
- Testing of fixes for defects and annual releases
- Support annual tax year end and P11D activity including system testing, data gathering and validation, producing statutory documents, reconciliations, payments to HMRC, client review meetings
- Support client internal and external audit (annual)
Skills and experience required:
- Previous experience of working in an outsourcing environment working directly with the client
- Ability to develop good working relationship with the client at all levels.
- Min 2 years of working experience related with UK payroll
- Comprehensive knowledge of payroll concepts, statutory practices and procedures
- Experience with payroll systems/databases, experience of using Workday is desirable
- Good excel skills, confident with manipulating large volumes of data
- Experience of working within a team in a busy environment
- Good organizational skills and time management
- A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
What we offer you:
- Group Income Protection Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Pension Scheme
- Employee Discount Marketplace
Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law.
People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first: click here to access or download the form ( . You may also click here to access Conduent's ADAAA Accommodation Policy ( .
At Conduent, we value the health and safety of our associates, their families and our community. Under our current protocols, we do not require vaccination against COVID for most of our US jobs, but may require you to provide your COVID vaccination status, where legally permissible.

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