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Payroll Analyst

Role: Payroll Analyst

Purpose of role: Provide the Payroll team, stakeholders and third parties reporting, system support and analytics to assist the timely and accurate delivery of payrolls

Reports to: Payroll Manager
Location: Boston

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide flexible support to payroll manager including support on data uploads to the payroll system to high level of accuracy.
  • Writing and producing reports using a reporting system and using MS Excel to carry out some day to day duties.
  • Work with our outsourced payroll providers in relation to issue logs related to systems and system generated reports.
  • Demonstrate and maintain a positive customer service focus to both internal and external payroll customers
  • Work cross functionally with other departments
  • Oversee the validation and processing of spreadsheets
  • Research and prepare special reports for management/stakeholders and ensure reporting needs within the company are met
  • Support all Payroll Audits from a systems/reporting perspective
  • Lead on data quality/testing for Payroll Implementations/Projects
  • Validate and process integration files and reporting outputs to statutory companies
  • Carry out problem and error analysis including period end checks
  • Support growth in the company
  • Other duties as may be required

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • 5+ years payroll experience is required
  • Hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Able to step in and out of day to day payroll related activities where required to support the team
  • Demonstrable experience of working to deadlines and performing duties under pressure.
  • Microsoft Excel knowledge to at Advanced level.
  • Working Knowledge of PowerPoint, Project, Vision, Power BI
  • Ability to see through tasks fully with minimal support ensuring team is kept on board and fully informed
  • Strong analytical ability and excellent communication skills.

Personal Attributes:
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, possessing the ability to effectively prioritise projects and deliverables while meeting deadlines
  • Excellent planning and organization skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule for self and team and work within agreed timescales.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to analyze and interrogate high volumes of data as well as demonstrating an ability to focus on higher level overview.
  • Proven ability in managing sensitive matters while ensuring all Primark information remains confidential to the business.
  • Be a collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal/communication skills.
  • Proven ability in developing effective working relationships across all levels of the organisation.
  • Operates with a high level of integrity, diplomacy, tact and professionalism.
  • Effective and persuasive presentation skills, including the ability to present complex information in an understandable manner to all areas of the business.
  • Ability to lead, influence and coach others.
  • Sound judgement, unquestionable ethics and integrity with high degree of transparency and trust.

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