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People Administration - Payroll Specialist

United Kingdom, Hammersmith

Payroll Administration Specialist (UK & Ireland)


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Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE company, provides businesses and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Our world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. At Dassault Systèmes, we empower people with passion for change and innovation, #WeAre3DS.

As a continuously growing company, we are looking for an attentive and detail oriented Payroll Administration Specialist professional based in our UK offices for our Life@3DS function as part of the Global People Team.

As an integral part of the People (HR) team, the Payroll Administration Specialist is responsible for managing administrative employee lifecycle and payroll.


What will your role be?

As the Payroll Administration Specialist you will be responsible for a host of duties, to include but not limited to the following:

  • Securing and updating employee records and work contract
  • Onboarding employees and setting up records
  • Managing the leavers payroll process (contract, record)
  • Ensuring compliance and data privacy in accordance with GDPR
  • Advising employees on L2 support 
  • Running and securing Payroll
  • Paying social security charges
  • Paying all withholding taxes
  • Preparing compliance reports


The challenges ahead

  • Producing weekly and monthly reports
  • Creating and maintaining employee records
  • Headcount monitoring, including absences 
  • Monthly Payrolls
  • Handling PAYE and benefits declaration and payments
  • Reconciliation of all Payroll costs with Finance
  • Conducting total cost analysis
  • Number of employees supported
  • Data quality (according to WFA4 audit report) 
  • Timeliness of payroll, tax, and benefits or social security payments
  • Error rate
  • Accuracy of social security reports


Your key success factors:


  • CIPP qualification
  • Previous experience of managing Payroll, including associated payroll and benefit queries, issues and seeing through to resolution
  • Direct experience of using Resourcelink (or similar alternative) is a strong advantage
  • Direct experience and proven working knowledge of UK & Ireland legislation and associated tax is key
  • Direct and intermediate Excel knowledge required for this role with the ability to run, prepare, interpret and explain payroll reports and financial statements
  • GDPR knowledge is required for this role
  • Hands on experience of processing RTI and sending through to HMRC directly
  • Ability to trace financial transactions
  • Strong mathematical skills and the ability to calculate compensation payments, allocating paychecks and associated benefits
  • Strong attention to detail skills are essential
  • Solid communication skills and the ability to present and explain to senior leaders and employees where required
  • Sound time management skills to process accurate and timely payroll


As a game-changer in sustainable technology and innovation, Dassault Systèmes is striving to build more inclusive and diverse teams across the globe. We believe that our people are our number one asset and we want all employees to feel empowered to bring their whole selves to work every day. It is our goal that our people feel a sense of pride and a passion for belonging. As a company leading change, it’s our responsibility to foster opportunities for all people to participate in a harmonised Workforce of the Future.


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