Payroll Manager
Burberry Limited
Leeds, Not, GB
1d ago


Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas.

We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing.

We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


  • Own and manage the end to end delivery and administration of the UK and EMEA payrolls.
  • Effectively manage a team of administrators and advisors and contribute to building a successful Global Payroll team
  • Drive a customer focused culture by providing an excellent service to all internal customers with a specific emphasis on employees.
  • Enable the ongoing identification of operational and regulatory risks.
  • Support the delivery of the HR Transformation project by planning SMEs’ involvement while securing BAU operation
  • Manage the delivery and the operational relationship with the relevant payroll providers or ICPs
  • Review, manage and escalate day to day operational issues as required
  • Deliver successfully the AskHR case management support for the sub-region

    Operational Efficiency

  • Manage the day to day running of the UK and EMEA payrolls, ensuring payroll schedules and deadlines are met
  • Monitory KPIs, support & guide the team to ensure accurate reports and payments are produced on time
  • Review and approve UK and EMEA payrolls
  • Ensure compliance with local regulatory and tax authorities
  • Team Management

  • Manage a team of 5 to ensure individual and team effectiveness
  • Ensure work is distributed appropriately between team members and enable for continuous on the job learning
  • Support and guide team member in their personal development plans
  • Escalation and resolution point for team members with regards to process related queries
  • Process Improvements

  • Improve the service delivery through continuous process improvements
  • Share best practices and drive constituency with an aim to improve operational efficiency and improve accuracy in pay
  • Work closely with the Payroll team members and process owners to understand root causes
  • Provide an enhanced service experience through continuous review

    Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualified payroll professional preferably at chartered standards
  • Significant experience in payroll process expertise
  • Experience working with third party vendors and various payroll systems
  • Understanding of payroll end to end processes
  • Shared services experience
  • Fluency in Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French or German would be beneficial but not essential
  • Skills

  • Results driven : deadline and compliance focus
  • Project management : ability to create a logic plan, realistic estimates and schedule for an activity or project segment
  • Influencing : Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining team members and stakeholders agreement
  • Problem solving : Able to analyse complex problems and deliver insightful, practical and sustainable solutions
  • Collaboration : Skilled in facilitating and encouraging collaboration amongst team members
  • Agility : Ability and confidence to challenge / respond on a professional or process issue and adapt to situation
  • Communication : Ability to deliver key messages with impact to the relevant stakeholders and team members

    Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.


    Posting Notes : United Kingdom Not Applicable Leeds HR EMEIA PAYROLL n / a

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