Payroll / Benefits Specialist - Polish

Posted 27 September 2023
Salary £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + hyrbid plus excellent benefits
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
Discipline HR & Executive Support
ReferenceTB / S_1695831367
Contact NameTina Byrne

Job description

Our Client, a Global Financial Services business in Liverpool Street is looking for a Payroll & Benefits Specialist who can speak fluent Polish to join their Human Resources Team.

Our client offers hybrid working (3 days a week in the office) and a fantastic range of benefits.

Reporting to the Payroll & Benefits Manager responsibilities as Payroll & Benefits Specialist will include:

Administering and Controlling Payroll Operations:

  • This involves overseeing the day-to-day payroll operations for employees in the EMEA region.
  • Ensuring that all payroll-related tasks are completed accurately and on time.

Processing Payroll Using Third-Party Providers:

  • Coordinating with third-party payroll providers to process employee salaries, deductions, and benefits accurately.
  • Verifying the accuracy of data provided to these providers.

Compliance with Payroll Accounting Requirements:

  • Ensuring that all payroll transactions are in line with accounting standards.
  • Conducting regular reconciliations to identify and rectify any discrepancies.

Payroll Tax Reporting and Filing:

  • Managing payroll tax reporting and filing requirements with the statutory authorities in the EMEA region.
  • Ensuring that all tax filings are accurate and submitted on time.

Compliance with Regional Laws:

  • Keeping up-to-date with regional-specific payroll laws and regulations.
  • Ensuring that all payroll processes and reporting are in compliance with these laws.

Providing Payroll and Tax Support:

  • Serving as the first point of contact for employees' payroll and tax-related queries.

Employee Benefits Management:

  • Managing and administering employee benefits.
  • Handling queries related to benefits, joiners, leavers, and changes.

Collaboration with HR and Reward Teams:

  • Partnering with the HR and Reward teams to ensure alignment on compensation, benefits, and payroll matters.

Monitoring Payroll Regulations:

  • Staying informed about changes in payroll regulations in the EMEA region.
  • Ensuring that the organization remains compliant with evolving laws.

Reconciliation of Payroll Accounts:

  • Assisting the finance department with reconciliations of payroll accounts.
  • Ensuring accuracy in financial records.

Advising on Compensation, Benefits, and Tax Issues:

  • Providing guidance on matters related to employee compensation, benefits, and tax implications.
  • Staying knowledgeable about employment legislation affecting payroll.

Monthly Payroll Cost Reporting:

  • Monitoring, processing, and reporting on monthly payroll costs to support financial planning and budgeting.

The Profile of the Candidate:

  • Fluent Polish speaker
  • Prior experience in payroll/human resources managing multinational payrolls
  • Experience in working and liaising with outsourced payrolls
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organisational skills.


  • Hybrid working, 3 days in the office per week
  • Up to 10% Pension ContributioN
  • Private Medical
  • Life & Income Protection Insurance
  • Gym Membership (£1k)
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • 25 days holiday increaseing after 2 years employment to 30 days
  • Employee Assistance Programme