Temp Payroll Benefits Advisor

Payroll & Benefits Advisor UK & Ireland


The company HR team support a client group of c.160 across Head Office and Retail. The Payroll and Benefits Adviser is responsible for processing payroll and budget, completing compensation and benefits administration, HR administration & systems. Reporting to the UK & Ireland HR Director, this role is a critical support for data creation, reporting and analysis as well as ensuring payroll and benefits are administered accurately and on time.


NPE Budget (20%)



  • Build the annual NPE budget for the UK & Ireland and UK Travel Retail incorporating decisions from the HR Director, Travel Retail team & wider business.

  • Co-ordinate monthly HR budget update meeting to reforecast NPE changes.

  • Liaise closely with the Finance team and provide YTG calculations at the monthly meeting.

  • Complete the monthly spotlight process, upload the data from ADP into SAP, review all anomalies between Finance & HR accounts and feedback to Finance on any incorrect postings/queries.

  • Calculate the annual bonus accrual & confirm mid-year changes to Finance.

  • Provide costing/forecast data to the Finance Director as required e.g. restructuring totals

  • Complete query / data requests from HRD & Corporate HR on NPE estimates etc.

  • Monitor the NPE spend against budget & update the HRD / explain changes.

  • Collaborate closely with UK Finance & the Accountant in Barcelona to reconcile HR related costs in SAP.

  • Complete the monthly HR reporting tool input for Corporate HR - inputting temp FTE, restructuring etc.


Payroll (including post commit process) (25%)



  • End to end management of the UK, UK Travel Retail & Ireland payrolls, ensuring all employees are paid accurately and on time.

  • End to end management of UK & Ireland furlough schemes, including claim.

  • Manage the relationships with the external payroll providers in UK & Ireland.

  • Ensure the company meets legislative, statutory & compliance requirements in relation to payroll including liaising with the external auditors on site.

  • Support the HRD & wider team with taxation queries & calculations for settlement payments/benefits etc.

  • Complete the P11D annual submission to the UK tax office.

  • Manage the monthly post commit process - reconcile & submit ADP payroll journals to Finance for upload into SAP.

  • Resolve payroll/benefit queries.

  • Reconcile & submit the monthly pension contributions on the provider website (400k per year).

  • Calculate and submit data to Finance for the BA 50% recharging process & chase up non-payment with the retailer.

  • Organise payment of MBO bonus & annual pay review changes in payroll.

  • Calculate the monthly recharge of all payroll costs for UK Travel Retail.

  • Ensure accurate payment of sickness and maternity in the UK payroll.


Benefits / Compensation (25%)



  • Process all benefits administration including new joiners, leavers, changes for UK benefits.

  • Liaise with all benefits providers and brokers.

  • Coordinate the bi-annual product allocation benefit with the Commercial team.

  • Deliver the benefit renewals including the group insurance plans, life assurance, private medical, dental, providing data to the brokers & reviewing scheme usage, update the HRD & HR team on benefit renewals & changes.

  • Share UK benefits induction with all new joiners.

  • Promote & share benefits information/updates to raise engagement with Workplace.

  • Manage the pensions auto-enrolment process & all correspondence with the pension providers & the regulator.

  • Support the HRD with cyclical Comp & Bens processes and administration; pay review & bonus process.


Company Cars (5%)



  • Manage all company car processes including supporting employees with accident claims/reports of damage.

  • Ensure company car insurance records are up to date.

  • Day-to-day administration of company cars - leasing company invoicing, insurance certificates, taxation data to Finance etc.


HR Operations / Systems (15%)



  • Deliver ADP training for UK head office new hires.

  • Maintain data integrity & maintain all employee records in the ADP HR System database.

  • Maintain HR Master data in SAP database (for Retail colleagues).

  • Manage the holiday booking process in ADP.

  • Request pre-paid cards for new hires and ensure cards are cancelled and balances deducted via payroll for leavers.

  • Update employee personal details; home address contact details in ADP.

  • Run ad hoc reports for the business as required.

  • Maternity process - put together the maternity calendar and maternity letters with maternity pay calculations.

  • Support the HRBP's with calculating holiday and salary for contract changes.


General HR Administration (10%)



  • Respond to reference requests.

  • Respond to data requests from the wider business.

  • Prepare & complete HR related surveys.

  • Long service awards.

  • ADP password resets / registration support.

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