Colt is the New Standard in high bandwidth network and voice services for enterprises and wholesale customers in Europe, Asia and North America's largest business hubs. With a global reach but a deep local presence, Colt is big enough to deliver and small enough to care.
International Payroll Advisor
To deliver accurate payrolls for EMEA payrolls and be the subject matter expert on assigned payrolls. To support the Global Payroll Lead in stabilisation of as is processes and to create consistent and standard processes in this region.
To be the subject matter expert on the assigned payrolls in EMEA region
Process and communicate all payroll updates and changes with high levels of accuracy and attention to detail
Ensure that data is received in line with established payroll formats and deadlines
To be primary point of contact for employee queries in relation to designated payrolls
Be responsible for payroll funding in each location - salaries and 3rd party payments
Handle payroll closing activities
Identify, investigate and resolve discrepancies in payroll records
Establish process documentation with the help of Global Payroll Lead for all EMEA payrolls
Interact with the global payroll provider and sub-contractors if applicable (vendor management) and audit the payroll calculations and payroll reports
Take a lead role in projects to develop the payroll processes and database, identifying improvements and implementing any resultant changes
Provide advice on best practices on routine as well as complex payroll transactions while ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and internal policies.
Conduct regular checks to ensure the integrity of the payroll database, updating data as necessary and ensuring that the payroll database is working correctly
Assist & co-operate in any internal or external audits
Support the Global Payroll Lead in designing consistent and streamlined processes in EMEA and other regions
Relationships and key contacts
Local & Global Finance
Group Internal Audit
Global HR team
Role specific requirements
Skills & Experience
3+ years of experience working in payroll business
Recent operational payroll experience within EMEA
Expatriate payroll knowledge
Processed international payrolls and worked with global payroll providers
Strong payroll systems experience
Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially MS Excel
Highly organised and able to effectively multi-task and prioritise workload.
High level of customer focus
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.
Some benefit examples are:
Flexible working and relaxed dress code
Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
Flexible benefits scheme
Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. We are committed to making Colt an inclusive and supportive workplace
Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture
embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone
belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.