Payroll & Reward Officer (12 Month FTC)
Are you a confident and experienced Payroll Administrator / Officer? Are you able to quickly adapt to a new working environment and build good relations and credibility from the offset?
We have a new opportunity to join us as Payroll & Rewards Officer for a 12-month (with possible extension) fixed-term contract to cover a period of maternity. Start date May/June to include a comprehensive handover.
Who Are Emerald:
Emerald Group is a global learning organisation with a presence in 130 countries worldwide, combining Emerald Publishing and Emerald Works. Bringing research to life, we publish over 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 1,500 case studies, via our dedicated research platform. While our e-learning solutions provide learners & businesses with the insight and tools they need to improve performance and excel in the workplace.
The Role & Team:
Working as part of group Shared Services, the role joins our People Team, looking after payroll & rewards for over 450 employees across two operating businesses, and multiple UK and international locations. You’d join a friendly team, all working towards our goal of being the best company to work for!
What You’ll Be Doing:
This is an exciting opportunity that sits within the People Team and looks after accurate and timely processing of 2 UK and 6 overseas payrolls from start to finish whilst ensuring all statutory and reporting requirements are met.
You’ll work closely with our payroll provider, the Finance department and key leads at each of our regional offices, to gather all data for inputting on a monthly basis and make relevant checks to ensure all payments are calculated correctly and in line with our business rules, policies and managed payroll guidelines.
You’ll also look after the administration and management of our benefits schemes. This would include working with third party providers to join and exit staff from relevant schemes and answer any queries that staff may have regarding our benefit offerings.
Who We’re Looking For:
- Do you have payroll experience, including payroll administration and coordination for an organisation?
- Do you have excellent communication skills both in a written and verbal context? This role involves working with stakeholders across various departments and locations, so we’re looking for someone who can thrive in this environment.
- Do you have excellent organization skills, with the ability to manage and prioritize a busy workload with varying deadlines and show attention to detail?
- This role works autonomously as our payroll & benefits specialist so we’re looking for someone is proactive and can effectively manage their own time.
**Interviews will take place wc. 13th April**
**Please apply ASAP as the shortlist may be finalised before the closing date**
What’s In It For You:
At Emerald, we value our people. Becoming a part of our team means you’ll join a trusting and flexible environment with numerous opportunities to progress your career, as well as access to professional development and the opportunity to learn new skills.
You’ll receive a wide range of benefits, such as flexible working and working from home, up to 20% performance bonus, 6% pension contribution, a generous holiday allowance, life assurance and various benefits aimed at ensuring your wellbeing and work-life balance.
Based at our head office in Bingley, you’ll also have access to a newly refurbished café, staff lounge, wellbeing room, free onsite gym, and as sponsors of Headingley Stadium you can receive free tickets to selected Rugby and Cricket matches.