Payroll Analyst

Manchester, United Kingdom
25 May 2019
26 Jul 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
About us

Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GM&T) is a subsidiary of the Gazprom group - the world's largest gas producer and one of the world's largest energy companies. Headquartered in London, GM&T operates to provide Gazprom group with a global marketing reach, round the clock operational coverage and excellent customer service. Established in 1999, GM&T has grown from a single office in London into a truly global organisation, with around 1000 employees worldwide. With offices in Europe, Asia and the USA, GM&T trades energy commodities including gas, power, oil, LPG, helium, emissions, LNG and FX and also operates a retail business, trading as Gazprom Energy.

Our culture is defined by our people. Through living our values every day we continue to create a culture that enables us all to succeed. We work as one team with our customers, our parent company and each other in order to understand each other's needs. With an unstoppable passion for excellence, growth and learning, we're committed to creating an environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience, so that our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us. We believe that we have the best team in the industry which makes us a trusted partner across international capital and energy markets. Our diverse employee base, with a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience makes GM&T a truly exciting place to work. We encourage new ideas and initiatives as innovative thinking is central to how we do business. Most importantly, we are a growing and developing business where inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape our future.

Role objectives

The Payroll Analyst is responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely processing of the monthly payroll across Gazprom Energy, ensuring that appropriate procedures are maintained to comply with internal and statutory procedures and controls.

The role holder will also be required to work with the HR Services team and external Benefit providers to co-ordinate a variety of Employee Benefits Schemes.

The scope of the role may increase in the future as Gazprom Energy expands into new countries and/or if the UK payroll is brought in-house.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop processes with the aim of 100% accuracy per payroll.
  • Deal with payroll and benefits queries and ensure their timely resolution.
  • Liaise with key internal contacts (HR, Finance, Line Managers etc.) to ensure the accurate and timely provision of relevant information.
  • Review, develop, and document payroll processes for each country, and make appropriate improvements in conjunction with key contacts.
  • To adhere to the agreed SLA's & KPI's in line with expected performance and escalate any deviation from agreements
  • To handle monthly changes to the payroll: e.g. joiners, movers, leavers, and overtime
  • To assist with the identification and mitigation of payroll compliance risks and control issues
  • Support the integration of payroll processes for any new businesses/branches.
  • Produce P11d's and P11db return and submit.
  • Support Finance on payroll journal queries for all countries.
  • Co-ordinate and support the annual salary and bonus review, and the budget planning process, working closely with the HR and Finance department.
  • Co-ordinate and support the delivery of the annual benefits renewal process.
  • Assist with requests for pay and benefits data reports as required and orders from statutory bodies.
  • Ad-hoc payroll and benefits related project work.

Skills & Competencies

  • Self-motivated, pro-active and able to work with limited guidance
  • Able to prioritise within a busy, challenging environment
  • Focused, diligent and dependable with strong integrity and excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to work in order to meet strict deadlines
  • Able to use own initiative to make decisions and implement change
  • Ability to quickly understand business issues and data challenges
  • Ability to quickly understand the payroll rules and intricacies for countries outside the UK, 9France & Netherlands) and keep up to date with any changes to statutory procedures
  • Team-player with ability to achieve results through collaborative working
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (written and verbal), with the ability to deal effectively with queries and build relationships with internal and external parties
  • Excellent IT skills, with proven working knowledge of MS Excel and SAP
  • French language skills preferred, but not essential


  • Experience in PAYE and National Insurance - essential
  • Experience in SSP and SMP - essential
  • Experience in Benefits administration - preferred, but not essential
  • Experience in processing European Payrolls preferred, but not essential


  • CIPP qualification desirable.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.

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