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EMEA Payroll Specialist

Camberley, , United Kingdom;

Job Description:

Job Title: EMEA Payroll Specialist

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location: Camberley, London, Chester

Company Overview:

At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better through the power of every connection.  Responsible Growth is how we run our company and how we deliver for our clients, teammates, communities and shareholders every day.

One of the keys to driving Responsible Growth is being a great place to work for our teammates around the world. We’re devoted to being a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone. We hire individuals with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences and invest heavily in our teammates and their families by offering competitive benefits to support their physical, emotional, and financial well-being.

Bank of America believes both in the importance of working together and offering flexibility to our employees. We use a multi-faceted approach for flexibility, depending on the various roles in our organization.

Working at Bank of America will give you a great career with opportunities to learn, grow and make an impact, along with the power to make a difference. Join us!

The Team:

 You will be joining a team of 19 who cover payroll for the whole of EMEA. 

Role Description:

The main function of the role is to ensure that employees in France are paid accurately and on time. The position is based within the EMEA HR Shared Services hub and the emphasis is to provide full payroll services to the EMEA region.  Working with a friendly and dedicated team of payroll professionals in a large multinational organization.


  • Ensure the management and processing of the monthly payroll for the France entities,
    including benefits and taxes employees in compliance with French legislation.

  • Reconciliation of a number of payrolls, including adhering to audit requirements and

  • Provide back up within the team for EMEA countries as required

  • Undertake all aspects of input and checking payroll information to achieve accurate
    and timely payments for employees

  • Be able to recognise potential problems and work towards identifying solutions

  • Deal with clients, both internal and external

  • Deal with external statutory bodies, including audit

  • Manage the ongoing relationships with stakeholders

  • Ensure the adoption of risk and SOX controls are in place with continuous process

  • Assist with project work as it arises 

What we are looking for:

  • Possess a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • EMEA payroll experience

  • Demonstrate an ability to organise and prioritise their workload and manage multiple tasks / deadlines while maintaining a high standard of accuracy and level of service.

  • Good knowledge of payroll legislation and statutory obligations in EMEA countries

  • Strong PC skills, including intermediate Excel skills 

  • Previous experience working in the Banking industry or experience working within a large multinational corporation

  • France payroll experience

  • Language (ideally French)

  • Understanding of Payroll Accounting / Finance

Benefits of working at Bank of America:


  • Private healthcare for you and your family plus an annual health screen to help you manage your physical wellness with the option to purchase a screen for your partner

  • Competitive pension plan, life assurance and group income protection cover if you become unable to work as a result of a disability or health reasons

  • 20 days of back-up childcare including virtual tutoring and 20 days of back-up adult care per annum

  • The ability to change your core benefits as well as the option of selecting a variety of flexible benefits to suit your personal circumstances including access to a wellbeing account, travel insurance, critical illness etc

  • Use of a flex fund to use towards benefits

  • Access to an emotional wellbeing helpline, mental health first aiders and virtual GP services

  • Ability to donate to charities of your choice directly through payroll and the bank will match your contribution

  • Opportunity to access our Arts & Culture corporate membership programme and receive discounted entry to some of the UK and Ireland’s most iconic cultural institutions

  • Opportunity to give back to your community, develop new skills and work with new groups of people by volunteering in your local area

Bank of America

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements.

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