Payroll Specialist


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 04/05/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Kensington Centre 66 Hammersmith Road, London, United Kingdom, W14 8UD

About WorldRemit

We’re changing the way people send money abroad. We’re taking something complicated and making it simple.

Our people and our technology work together to create faster, easier and lower cost money transfers. We send to 150 countries around the world and have over 4 million happy customers – a number that’s growing every day. After all, 125,000 5★ reviews can’t be wrong!

Job Description

Who we are

We’re global, we’re growing and we’re going to need talent to keep up the pace. We’re making payments simpler for over 4m customers worldwide, in over 90 currencies. We’ve been around for 10 years, disrupting the market with a digital payment platform that aims to make sending money abroad as easy as sending a text message.

There’s almost 1,200 of us already hard at work and we love welcoming new people. We’ve got offices across the world, from London to Sydney and 15 locations in between - they’re open for business but right now lots of us are working from home. Want to be part of our global growth story then read on...


About the Role

As a constantly growing business with ambitiously high hiring targets, we are looking for a detail-oriented, organised and enthusiastic Payroll Specialist to join our growing team based in our London head office. You will be part of the global HR Operations team who focus on providing an exceptional employee experience.

As a member of WorldRemit’s People team you will aim high, embrace challenge and always do what’s right; acting with integrity and building trust as you contribute to the company’s technical direction and long term decision making.

Reporting to the HR Operations and Payroll Manager, you will:

  • Act as the first line support for Payroll related queries & requests from employees
  • Collation and submission of monthly payroll data to the Outsourced Payroll provider in a timely manner for some of our global payrolls
  • Assisting with the monthly UK payrolls
  • Review of the payroll output reports returned from provider for accuracy using payroll controls
  • Maintaining all employee records on outsourced Payroll platform
  • Prepare payroll documents (Onboarding & offboarding etc)
  • Assisting with the onboarding & offboarding of all employees
  • Support with ongoing management of data input cleansing, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Liaise with external third parties (e.g. pension provider)
  • Create regular and ad hoc report requests on different Payroll metrics
  • Work closely with all other teams (including HRBPs, HR, Reward, TA & Talent Management)
  • Participate in various HR projects (e.g. employee engagement, salary planning, performance management)


What we're looking for from you

  • Experience in a Payroll administration-based role, within a fast-paced environment
  • Experience using In-house and Outsourced software
  • Solid UK Statutory knowledge
  • Knowledge of local laws and regulations outside of the UK desirable
  • Outstanding organisation skills with great attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve, prioritise and handle ambiguity
  • Strong communication skills to ensure Payroll provides an excellent employee experience
  • You thrive in an ever changing, fast-paced work environment


What you’ll get from us

  • Life assurance of 3 times your salary, should the worst happen.
  • Pension scheme offering 8% matched contributions.
  • Private medical and dental care plans.
  • 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 after 3 years.
  • Recharge days, 4 per year, 1 for each quarter
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Various dining and shopping offers

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.