Working two full days a week, you will help the payroll manager maintain the AGCS UK Branch payroll, modified payrolls, Nordic and payroll provider relationships ensuring a high level of accuracy in line with contractual obligations, relevant legislation and global/audit requirements. To ensure that all payroll, pension and related transactions are accounted for in the SAP ledger accurately, completely and on a timely basis in accordance with company reporting deadlines.
AGCS is a rapidly changing business environment and this often impacts the payroll/accounting environment and as such adaptability is a key requirement.
Ensuring all monthly payroll amendments held in the payroll file have been correctly processed in ADP Freedom.
Monthly reconciliation of ADP payslips to underlying payroll records to ensure accurate payroll figures (checking starters, leavers maternity and other variable data.
Assisting with the management of the payroll provider (ADP) relationship to ensure an accurate and timely delivery of the payroll service.
Provision of payroll and pension payslips support to all UK Branch AGCS employees.
Documenting, tracking and resolving questions and issues engaging ADP and professional service providers where appropriate and required.
The posting of all payroll journals to SAP including UK Branch, Outbound, Pensioners, modified payrolls and Nordic payrolls in line with monthly closing deadlines.
Completion of monthly balance sheet payroll control account reconciliations (PAYE, Pension payments (Standard Life), SIP, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers, spreeflex, GAYE and clearing reconciling items.
Movement of all payroll related cash from cash suspense to relevant control accounts.
Preparing all monthly documentation to support payment execution of the AGCS UK branch and non-standard payroll and pension transactions.
Responsible for instructing the UK branch treasurer to execute timely cash payment for any required payroll or pension amounts. Invoicing Allianz group companies (eg Germany , US, Canada and Singapore) HR Departments and employees for expatriate employee and employer pension contributions paid by the AGCS UK branch.
Maintain a collaborative relationship with HR to ensure a smooth delivery of service and a professional and timely customer service to internal and external customers.
- Experience in a corporate administrative role, ideally in accounting /payroll
- Ideally experience in a global company, in the financial services sector
- At ease with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel (SAP a plus)
- Analytical skills
- Problem solving
- Communication skills and at ease with people at every level in the organisation
- Ideally part or fully qualified ACCA / CIMA
- Preferred: knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping - double entry