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Dow Jones EMEA Payroll Admin Assistant (Hybrid, Contract Position) in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description:

This is a hybrid position, one year contract role based in London. You will report to the Payroll Supervisor.

Job Details

  • Assisting EMEA Analysts with Country specific support to cover during absences

  • Processing of UK payroll

  • To update procedure guides for each EMEA region

  • Enter variable data into system: (Sick notes / P45’s / new starter checklists /manual adjustments backpay etc)

  • Processing pension and benefits for UK and EMEA (reconciliation and payment)

  • Assisting with external audits

  • Manage the EMEA Payroll inbox which includes employee and stakeholder queries

  • Running reports and performing audits between Workday HRIS and TMF

  • Reporting of remuneration for Tax partners and Global Mobility

  • Completing reconciliations between Comp & Reward and payroll

  • AD hoc payroll tasks, reporting and queries

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills

  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy

  • Good knowledge of MS Office software (especially Word and Excel Vlook)

  • Knowledge of UK payroll/ current HMRC legislation (advantageous)

  • Ceridian Dayforce experience (advantageous)

  • Strong communication skills

  • Highly motivated

  • Ability to use own initiative

  • Quick learner

  • Ability to work well within a team

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Business Area: FINANCE

Job Category: Finance Group

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 36121