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Payroll Specialist - Remote

Job Description

A global law firm have an opportunity for a Payroll Specialist to join their team for an initial 12-month contract. Are you comfortable processing a large payroll across multiple sites?

Salary/ Benefits

In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer based on experience plus a range of benefits including:

  • Salary c.£30,000
  • 12-month contract
  • Remote working available
  • Supportive working environment
  • Working for a recognisable employer


VANRATH are pleased to be partnered with a global professional services firm from the US who have a base in Belfast. This is an exciting opportunity to join a business who can offer a fully remote contract for the right candidate.

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, the Payroll Specialist will be responsible for coordinating, analysing and performing activities related to payroll processing. To be considered for this role, it is essential to have previous experience of working with multiple payrolls, ideally across multiple jurisdictions.

Ideal start date for this role is October 2022.

The Ideal Person

If you've 2 years' experience working in a payroll processing role and are experienced with high volume processing:

  • Payroll and pensions experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Multi-sited payroll experience
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Advanced Excel skills (pivots, vlookups)


As a Payroll Specialist, you will:

  • Process monthly payroll for UK, across multiple payrolls
  • Review payroll inputs from various internal sources
  • Maintain relationships with payroll vendors ensuring timely input submissions
  • Respond to ad-hoc queries from internal and external providers
  • Provide back-up with the monthly international payrolls

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accountancy & Finance job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Dan Morgan in the strictest confidence.