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Payroll and Benefits, HR Administrator

At a glance


Place in the organisation 


The Payroll & Benefits, HR Administrator is positioned in the Human Resources department and has a reporting line to the Manager, Compensation & Benefits. 


Overview of the department


The mission of HR UK is to provide a responsive, business aligned HR service to ABN employees and businesses.


The Payroll & Benefits, HR Administrator has the following responsibilities: 


•    Administering processes to ensure they meet the appropriate governance and control in all HR activities.
•    To support the and HR team, with a specific focus on Compensation & Benefits, ensuring relevant administrative processes are delivered  to a high standard to the business areas and employees. Acting as an ambassador for the Company, ensuring employees and the business areas have a trusted, professional HR department.

Your job




•    Manage the monthly payroll process.  Ensuring payroll information is sent to the external payroll provider on a timely basis (and in line with strict authorisation controls), payroll is checked and the salary account is funded to ensure that salary payments can be made.
•    Ensure payroll submissions are accurate, and be accountable for its accuracy
•    Ensure all changes are entered accurately and in a timely basis on the payroll database
•    Process monthly payments in relation to Childcare Vouchers and Give As You Earn
•    Ensure all Expat invoices made through account payable are grossed up through payroll
•    Ensure all Expat payments are made through HSBC in a timely manner
•    Maintain/monitor the relationship with payroll provider and escalate any service related issues as appropriate.  


Benefits & Pension


•    Carry out the administration with regards to  the day-to-day running of the benefits programme
•    Ensure changes to benefits are correctly applied on payroll
•    Ensure the schemes premiums are paid in a timely manner
•    Deliver the new joiner benefits induction presentation.
•    Ensure all new joiners pension are processed correctly on payroll
•    Administration relating to the Pension Governance meetings on a quarterly basis, e.g. diary management and ensuring all handouts  distributed in a timely manner


General HR Administration


•    Cover for HR Administrator in times of high volumes or absence including managing the HR Support mailbox and forwarding the queries appropriately


Reporting and Operations


•    Extracting, accurately presenting monthly or periodic HR queries and reports including;
•    Headcount reports, 
•    Business dashboards
•    Co-ordination of the monthly Risk dashboard
•    Sickness and absence reporting
•    Business Continuity reporting including the call cascade listing and headcount sheets. 
•    Co-ordinate and maintain the contracts for HR service providers in line with the Procurement policy.  
•    Creating and maintaining the HR Connections page
•    Responsible for the processing of all HR related invoices


Annual/On-going HR Activities:


•    Assist with the administration relating to the  annual review of the flexible benefits program 
•    Assist with Tax year end administration

Your working environment


ABN AMRO is an enterprising bank with a primary focus on Northwest Europe. We serve clients in the retail, private banking and corporate banking sectors. We are also present internationally in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing.


At ABN AMRO we have a clear purpose: Banking for better, for generations to come. The shift towards sustainability is one of the most important challenges of our time. Supporting our clients at times that matter has always been our role and our responsibility. Together, we aim high and work towards lasting relationships that are relevant and responsible, both now and in the future. We want to be the bank that leads the way.
Our strategy goes far beyond financial value: we want to accelerate the transition to sustainability. We do this by supporting and advising our clients in order to facilitate their sustainability shift. Our commitment to clients, employees, investors and society calls for clear direction, focus and dedication.


We concentrate on our three strategic pillars:


•    Support our clients’ transition to sustainability
•    Reinvent the customer experience
•    Build a future-proof bank


Our strategy requires a culture of working together and permanent learning. It’s only with this mindset that we unleash the best in ourselves to deliver a high standard of performance. ABN AMRO’s culture is the catalyst for the evolution in which we find ourselves: our people are imaginative, trust each other and do just that little bit extra to help clients.


ABN AMRO UK is part of the Corporate Banking business line and operates the following businesses in the UK:


•    Corporate and Institutional Banking which includes Corporate Banking, Clearing, Global Markets - Sales & Trading and Financial Institutions 
•    Commercial Banking which includes Asset Based Finance and International Desk, which provides transactional banking services


Our business lines are supported by a number of functions such as Risk, Compliance, Legal, IT, Finance (Including Tax), Business Management and Human Resources. We currently employ approx. 380 people in the UK.

Your profile


Required employment experience / skills


•    Strong financial/analytical background (at least part qualified or similar level by experience)
•    Professional manner at all times, with a good ability to interact with all levels of management, staff and suppliers
•    Intermediate Excel skills
•    Strong communicator, organisational and time management skills are essential
•    Quick learner 
•    Working knowledge of HR systems and the administration around this 
•    Working knowledge of ADP Freedom
•    Good understanding of HMRC rules
•    Accurate and attentive to detail
•    Able to respond quickly and patiently to requests from the business
•    Customer minded and excellent service orientation
•    It is vital that the job holder has a methodical and organised approach to their work and is very deadline focused
•    Excellent team player with a strong focus on working together to achieve results
•    Logical thinker, with the ability to quickly grasp processes and understand how this learning can be translated to other activities
•    Report writing skills
•    Experience of liaising with external service providers for HR, pension and flex benefits in particular

What we offer


We are offering

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally
  • The opportunity to pro-actively work on your vitality and fitness
  • A salary ranging from [EUR] to [EUR] per month based on a 36-hour workweek
  • A supplementary benefit budget of 11%, which you can spend on additional fringe benefits
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year
  • An annual public transportation pass or travel budget, depending on the function
  • A solid pension plan


Are you interested?   Please apply via the button below.
For more information please contact Niki Champion, Senior Resourcing Partner, UKrecruitment@uk.abnamro.com, +44 203 192 9342.

Equal opportunities for all
The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.
Disclaimer external recruitment agencies
External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. In addition, a recruitment agency can only submit a resume when invited by a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join the search for a right candidate. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of ABN AMRO BANK N.V. In this case, ABN AMRO will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

London, N/A, GB

Job Posting Date:  22-May-2021
Requisition ID:  49961

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