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Why Superdrug?

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.
We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Here's the exciting bit…

The main job functions is processing and verifying payroll input and output using the Oracle HCM payroll system; maintaining all payroll records; producing all statutory documentation and reports; assisting with monthly Head Office accounting requirements in support of the finance team; raising third party payments; liaising with staff as necessary as required; ad hoc reporting; point of contact for internal & external stakeholders.

 Key Responsibilities

Updating, uploading and posting journals.
Ensuring all payroll related accounts are reconciled on time in accordance with company standards.
Ensuring that Payroll related controls within the HR/Payroll system are updated and maintained.
Ensuring correct allocations of Overpayment credits received.
Running of individuals reversals and reconciling of funds once received into the bank account for payments recalled.
Timely submission of information to HMRC.
Providing Weekly, Monthly and ad-hoc reports to various parts of the business.
Ensuring all month end routines are carried out to company and statutory deadlines.
Ensure accurate and timely reporting and reconciliation of Tax Year End/Financial year end.
Timely payment of monthly obligations PAYE, NI, Pension, Court Orders.

Key Stakeholders
External - HRMC, Pension provider, Childcare, Union & GAYE providers.
Internal - Finance, HR and IT

Key Health and Safety Responsibilities
Your duties as an employee are to:
take reasonable care of the health and safety of yourself and of others who may be affected by what you do or do not do at work;
cooperate with the employer on health and safety matters;
·not misuse any equipment that is provided for safety purposes (e.g. fire extinguishers or safety goggles);
follow instructions from the employer on health and safety matters and attend relevant health and safety training;
report hazards and defects observed in the workplace; and
report any accident, injury or near miss in the workplace.

Person Specification
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent numeracy skills
Ability to analyse
Ability to work independently or within a team
Basic accounting knowledge essential
Basic payroll knowledge essential
Preferably AAT or CIPP qualified
Preferably Oracle HCM or Financials experience

Here's what's in it for you

33 days holiday rising to 38 days with length of service (inclusive of bank holidays)
Being part of more! We are part of a group who work closely with Savers, The Perfume Shop and Three UK.

We are part of A.S. Watson Group, the world's largest international health and beauty retailer with over 15,700 stores in 25 markets!
2 staff discount codes for yourself and a family member or friend
30% discount on Superdrug Own Brand Products both in store and online
Currently we are working from home in line with government guidelines When we are able  you will be working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office close to East Croydon Station
Company pension matching and bonus
Unrivalled Learning and Development programmes
Come and be part of something special.
Hours: 37.5 | 9.00am - 5.30pm

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