Payroll Specialist - Office Based

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Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Surrey, GB

Company: Zalaris HR Services AS

Position Summary

Are you passionate about numbers and want to try working in HR industry? Do you have any experience working with payoll? Join our Managed Services Team as Payroll Specialist and work with exciting, well-known customers. Zalaris is a leading European provider of comprehensive HR and payroll services, delivered through innovative cloud-based solutions. 

This position located in Zalaris Hersham Office.

Your Responsibilities

  • Registration and maintenance of employee data (new hires / terminations / employment changes, tax information, control);
  • Producing the contracts and other employment related documentation;
  • Maintenance of organizational structure;
  • Absence /attendance registration and handling;
  • Registration of payroll data input (e.g., deductions, benefits, bonuses, new salaries);
  • Payroll administration for Statutory elements (i.e. Maternity, sickness, Paternity etc.);
  • Manual Payroll calculations;
  • System processing of Payroll with control checks and validation;
  • Preparation and delivery of reports;
  • Query resolution / problem-solving all aspects of payroll;
  • Handling service requests from the clients through C4C system and inquiries by phone;
  • Maintaining physical and / or electronical archive;
  • Keeping up to date with current legislation changes;
  • Performing any additional tasks, linked to the primary scope of the position.


  • Ability to plan work and prioritise tasks;
  • Very good communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Customer focused with ability to deliver high quality services on time;
  • Willingness to learn and contribute to a positive working atmosphere;
  • Flexible in relation to tasks and work extent;
  • Good cooperation skills and team player, ability to follow tight deadlines;
  • Business minded and alert to customer’s needs;
  • Proactive in improving processes and procedures.

Required education & experience

  • Higher education in Business Administration or Finance
  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
  • CIPP certification - not essential, but will be an advantage

What we offer you - Financial Benefits

  • A £500 introduction bonus is offered to any Zalaris employees who refers a new employee to Zalaris, who are subsequently hired and successfully complete their probationary period.
  • Up to a £1,500 bonus is offered to any Zalaris employee who refers net new business which is subsequently won.
  • Zalaris offer a generous maternity leave package
  • Zalaris offer a generous life insurance policy (3x basic salary)
  • Zalaris offer employer pensions contributions of 5%
  • Zalaris offer bonus schemes with accelerators
  • Employee education and apprenticeship opportunities (i.e. free SAP learning and/or relevant qualifications)
  • Financial rewards for long service and achievements
  • Retirement (financial) information pack (from our pension provider, 6 months prior to retirement).
    • In addition, we can facilitate third-party retirement transition/planning advice (via CareerWell’s New Horizons programme). Note: There is a cost to the employee to join the programme - please contact Mary Stevens for further information.
    • It is also worth noting that the Government provide free & impartial advice here.