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Location: Addlestone, England, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 74910 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with a proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernise the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


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Payroll and Benefits Coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity to join our HR Team as a Payroll & Benefits Coordinator. You will be act as a as a focal point for payroll and benefits, manage the policies and procedures and process and administer all tasks associated with employee benefits and the operational processing of the weekly/monthly payroll, using ADP GlobalView system. Your role will have daily contact with all employees, members of the HR Team and the HR Director.This is a permanent and full time role based onsite 5 days a week, out of our Addlestone Office in Surrey, 


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Be the primary liaison on all payroll/compensation and benefits related policies, processes. And a first port of call for employees and local HR team on these processes. 
  • Responsibility for end-to-end payroll process for c500 employees – weekly and monthly paid – ensuring accuracy of data for use with external payroll provider. 
  • Responsibility for ensuring standard operating procedures are in place, documented and kept up to date.
  • Responsibility for, but not limited to, administering the new starter process, leaver process, contractual changes, maternity and paternity leave.
  • Ensure accuracy of all employee records and benefit plan documents materials such as enrolment materials, plan documents and contracts.
  • Responsibility for employee benefits processes including purchase order/invoicing processes.
  • Manage benefits, pension and wellbeing content made available to our employees on the intranet.
  • Produce insightful payroll/reward and HR analytics, to assist the wider HR team to make informed decisions.
  • Assist and support the Total Rewards Manager and HR Director in developing the broader global compensation and benefits agenda.
  • Assist the HR Director and/or HR Business Partners with producing HR metrics (headcount, turnover, absence, etc).
  • Stay abreast of market trends, best practices and work with the Total Rewards Manager on planning, development, design and implementation of benefit plans and wellbeing initiatives. 
  • Support the Total Rewards Manager with sourcing and managing vendors and benefits brokers to ensure employee programmes are of value and vendors offer accurate, compliant and timely service levels to the company and employees.
  • Work with finance colleagues to ensure accurate financial postings and budget reports are provided.
  • Additional ad hoc payroll/benefit administration tasks and undertaking special projects, as and when required

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experiences in payroll/compensation/benefits and/or Finance background
  • Payroll qualification or willingness to study towards one
  • ADP Global View system experience would be an advantage
  • Good skills in computer literacy – SAP, Windows, Word, Excel (Intermediate), PowerPoint
  • Experience in running annual salary review processes
  • Proactive and able to improve process or ways of working, ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail to deliver impeccable accuracy and quality
  • Detail oriented with excellent interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to organise and prioritise and have discernment to know when to properly escalate and get feedback
  • Strong analytical aptitude with system and data analysis skills
  • Teamwork - ability to interact with all levels of employees and be an integral part of the operation
  • Self-motivated – able to use own initiative, able to work under pressure
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of confidentiality
  • Positive attitude to making suggestions for developing policies, processes and procedures and embrace new concepts and change
  • Relationship building skills (internal and external)
  • Pro-active approach to challenges, flexible, adaptable and open to change.
  • Customer service oriented with a high sense of urgency
  • Quick learner with intellectual curiosity

Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organisation where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Send us your application.


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practise equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavour that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, colour, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health or disability.



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