Finance, Controllers, Compensation Accounting (Payroll) Officer,/Associate, London Job at Goldman Sachs in London


We’re a team of specialists charged with managing the firm’s liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm’s success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.

Analyse and process multiple UK & global payrolls in line with the local and regional tax , payroll and wage reporting rules within monthly vendor and processing timelines .

Detailed calculation of wages and applicable deductions based on employee contract and internal GS compensation rules .

Input/update of key payroll & compensation into Peoplesoft 9.0/Northgate ResourceLink (UK) for processing. Issues earnings summaries.

Complete detailed variance and control checks and analysis per the Firm’s Sarbanes Oxley and other control measures

Payroll Job Duties:
Maintains payroll processing in Peoplesoft 9.0/Zellis ResourceLink by gathering, calculating, and inputting data

Detailed PAYE and compensation calculations per UK HMRC & EMEA PAYE rules

Ability to co-ordinate and oversee of up to 6 global payrolls

Handling enquiries on monthly pay, deductions, and tax from employees, external vendors and tax authorities

Adheres to payroll policies and procedures and complies with relevant law

Identifies, investigates, and resolves discrepancies in compensation and variance records

Handles confidential and highly sensitive personal information

Completes compensation controls for managerial review

Determines organisation’s tax obligations by calculating national and council taxes as well as National Insurance and other social security contributions

Liaises with financial accounting team responsible for booking the compensation to the Firm’s ledger

Payroll Job Skills and Qualifications:
Excellent UK and or EMEA payroll skills ( 3 years minimum) preferably within Zellis ResourceLink or similar payroll package

Ability to work with financial data and spreadsheets

Exceptional Attention to Detail

High Organisational Skills, must be able to multi-task

Highly logical mind-set, able to problem solve

System literate ability to manipulate MS office application and Web/Java based systems (Peoplesoft 9.0)

Strong work ethic and team player

Extremely busy role – Ability to handle a heavy workload good verbal communication

Takes Initiative – capable of working with minimal supervision

Understanding of regional Tax procedures,

Familiarity with Benefits and Other Wage Deductions,

Ability to work to deadlines

Sound decision-making skills

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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Company: Goldman Sachs

Company Location:  London

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