Payroll Specialist

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1438736

 Job Description

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Job title: Payroll Specialist

Reports to: Payroll Supervisor

Main purpose of role & level in the business:

The Payroll Specialist is responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks which will include, but is not limited to, the following duties: 

  • Reports to the payroll supervisor to assist with the completion of the monthly payroll runs in the UK and across several non-UK jurisdictions
  • Plays a key role in processing payroll related projects from beginning to end
  • Contributes to the operations of the global payroll function, interacting with outsourced providers in different jurisdictions
  • Maintain procedures to ensure accurate and timely processing of UK and global payroll 
  • Work with Legal, Finance, and People Support departments to ensure payroll compliance in all regions
  • Assist in creation of payroll processes in new global locations

This is a full-time hours position

Minimum (essential) requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a payroll role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Desirable criteria:

  • Experience of global payroll
  • Exposure to tax equalisation and shadow payroll rules and legislation


Who you are:

Our vision is to enable outstanding people to create digital solutions that have a positive impact on people’s lives. Our values aren’t abstract; they are the behaviours we expect from each other every day, and underpin everything that we do. We expect everyone to display our values by being determined in how obstacles are overcome; honest when dealing with others; respectful of how you treat others; creative to find solutions to complex problems and cooperative by sharing information, knowledge and experience.

These values, applied collectively, help to produce an outstanding Kainos person, team and culture.

 About us

Kainos is a high-growth IT services company providing digital technology solutions and agile software development to enterprise customers. Across our 30-year history, we have worked on transformational projects across government, NHS and a myriad of private sector clients.