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Payroll Specialist - 6 Month FTC - Megapay Project Specialist

Apply now Job no: 568181
Work type: Contract, Full time
Location: London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Categories: Client Payroll, Client Onboarding
Office Location: London

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About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading provider of employee, financial and legal administration services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. Our 10,000 experts in 125 offices across 86 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success.

TMF Group UK strives to make a complex world simple offering a combination of accounting, tax, payroll, corporate secretarial, Private Wealth and entity management services.

Job purpose

At this role you will actively assist in the Migration of UK Payroll Clients in the UK from Star to Megapay. We are offering a 6 month’s fixed term contract. At this role you will be able to work in hybrid or remote model.

Key Responsibilities


  • Migrate existing Client (this will be a TMF task, with support from Megapay)
  • Assisting in the migration of Existing Payroll, with Head of Payroll, Payroll Manager and other internal stakeholders using a repeatable technology driven transfer of data process
  • Deliver according to the Timetable as agreed with Senior Megapay Project Leads
  • Assist in sending internal communications to Clients, Payroll teams
  • Assist with the build of payrolls, set up Client rules, Element set up, Pension set up etc, Utilising Megapay functionality to reduce manual calculations etc
  • Assist in the creation and delivery of Payroll Manuals for each clients, in an agreed format
  • Extract existing payroll data from Star
  • Data Cleansing
  • Parallel running payrolls as instructed
  • Ensure client Payroll checking reports are set up
  • Gather Sign off by Client for P/R’s & BAU
  • Send templates to Clients that can be used to collect data from existing clients
  • Ensure outputs meet Client expectations including Pension files, GL formats
  • Assist with Horizon mapping for client reports
  • Assist with Workday mapping if applicable
  • Any other duties as seen relevant


Key Requirements

  • 4 + years Payroll experience
  • Proficiency in any payroll software (Experience with Megapay will be desirable but not a must)
  • Resourceful, independent and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and communication skills, with strong ability to plan ahead and organize
  • Analytical structured mind set with ability to follow and build upon existing processes and ensure data is maintained with accuracy and consistency
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English


Working at TMF Group offers

  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension
  • Life assurance x4 base salary
  • 25 days Holiday
  • Eligibility for Group Discretionary Bonus (based on company then team and individual performance);  
  • Technology hire purchase scheme
  • Discounted gym memberships, Life Style discounts – travel discounts, cinema tickets, high street vouchers are just some of the discounts you have access to when you shop online or in store,
  • Purchase additional holidays scheme
  • Interest-free Season ticket loan scheme


* Please note, we’ll contact selected Candidates only.

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