UK Payroll Specialist


    O2 Telefonica

    It matters to us that Team O2 is as diverse as the communities we serve. 

    We welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.   

    Whoever you are, O2 has a place for you. 

    Come join us.


    Location(s): Flexible / Hybrid 

    Closing Date: 22nd June 2022


    About the role

    This role will report into the Operations Manager and support the BPO offshore payroll team until stabilisation.


    Key Responsibilities

    1.Admin Support on advanced payroll processing, to include: 

    • Manual calculations
    • Retro pay
    • Maternity/adoption pay/shared paternity
    • Paternity
    • Leavers – redundancy/settlement payments/holiday pay
    • Sick absences (all schemes – SSP & CSP)
    • General UK admin work – post/AEO etc.

    2.             Additional checking in these areas

    3.            Verification of test results – design the test scenarios required for tested for change –i.e. new wage types

    4.             Second line support – Ticketing and general query management

    5.             Strong reconciliation skills

    6.            End to End Processor experience

    7.             Self-Starter – Offshore delivery model

    8.            Quality and Audit Experience


    What We Need from You:

    Essential Skills:

    • Understanding of Processes relating to Payroll
    • Experienced in / exposure to BPO Supplier Management or similar Vendor Management
    • CIPP qualified (or equivalent) with significant UK payroll experience
    • Experience of Oracle eBusiness suite an advantage (v12.2.10)
    • Strong stakeholder management
    • Quality, Audit and Reconciliation experience
    • Diplomatic and discreet
    • Experience in day-to-day operations and transition projects would be advantage




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    We’re looking to pay a great compensation package (depending on experience) for this position. We also offer plenty of extras to sweeten the deal, which could include things like bonuses, life assurance cover, health care and lots of flexible benefits.  


    Also, every employee has their personal development supported with a LinkedIn learning account; plus other role specific learning available through our award-winning digital learning platform – O2 Campus.


    We also believe a great work-life balance is important, so we’re open to considering part-time and flexible approaches to working. Like to know more, feel free to raise it.  


    Join us and we’ll encourage you to be bold every day. So take a deep breath, your career is about to go to exciting new places. 


    If you have any questions around the role then please email who will be happy to help.