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Payroll Specialist

Burgess Hill, United Kingdom

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Job Description

You’ll do more than the expected. You’ll do the unexpected. 

American Express is looking to recruit a payroll professional to join the UK Payroll Team, based in Burgess Hill.

You will join a highly experienced team who are responsible for the delivery of UK payrolls in excess of 5,000 employees, on a monthly basis. You will assist the team in delivering these payrolls accurately and to tight deadlines, as well assisting in a number of additional projects, and manual processes.

In order to be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate previous experience processing high volume monthly payrolls from start to finish. You should have a good understanding of UK PAYE legislation and a good understanding of how to calculate deductions such overpayments, maternity, sickness payments, Tax and National Insurance.

In reward for your skills you will join an established team with a wealth of knowledge within a fantastic company.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Required skills:
  • Proven experience in UK Payroll
  • Must have a good understanding of UK PAYE
  • Knowledge of SAP Payroll or ADP Global View would be an advantage
  • Confident and articulate with the ability to communicate to Senior Stakeholders within the organisation
  • Ability to work within a pressurised environment & to effectively meet tight deadlines.

Why American Express?

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world including recognition amongst the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by Great Place to Work and Glassdoor’s 2017 Best Places to Work. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on or 00800 83 000038 (for Russia based candidates 810 800 83 000038).

ReqID: 18013138
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Dec 14, 2018, 8:13:55 AM
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