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Temporary Payroll Manager - Knightsbridge, London

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah
Knightsbridge, London
Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

Temporary Payroll Manager - Knightsbridge, London

Job Type: Temporary

About Jumeirah & the Hotel:

For more than two decades, Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinct mark on the global hospitality market with its unwavering Stay Different™ brand promise. Its award winning destinations, including the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, signature dining experiences and artful surroundings at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia, and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities. As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scale up its operations to the next level of growth, we remain fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world-class environments. Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity.

Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, the Carlton Tower Jumeirah is the quintessential address in SW1 where heritage meets contemporary luxury. Featuring 186 beautifully appointed guest rooms, 87 of which have the fantastic benefit of a balcony, a rarity for the capital, enabling guests to take full advantage of the stunning views across London. The property also boasts the city’s largest naturally lit swimming pool, situated at the impressive rooftop health club and spa, The Peak, access to the private Cadogan Gardens.

About the Job:

An opportunity has arisen for a Temporary Payroll Manager to join us at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:

  • Oversee all payroll calculations including, bonus incentives, commissions, Tronc, overtime, upsell incentive payments, sickness, maternity & paternity, advances, and deductions as well as completing the final sign off for these.
  • Process Time & Attendance integration imports and compare against scheduled hours.
  • Run the payroll for the whole company (prepare the SBU/SSU documents for authorisation and prepare the bank letters for authorisation by signatories
  • Supervise the reconciliation of monthly payroll costs for posting to the General Ledger monthly movements and providing all required documents to relevant SBU Finance Departments.
  • Run the regular monthly reports for SBU Directors of Finance and Directors of HR (e.g. headcount reports, analysis reports, pension reports, starters and leavers reports, and accrual balance reports etc.)
  • Reconcile payroll amounts entered onto payroll prior to sign off and submission.
  • Checking all the inputting for employees who are: Leavers/Starters/On a different contract, changes to hours, pay, etc are actioned correctly by the HR team.
  • Assist internal & external auditors.
  • Answer payroll related queries, providing required information to SBU Finance departments.
  • Act as deputy to the Group Payroll Financial controller, responsible for running the department and making major decisions in their absence.

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications are essential:

  • A minimum of 5 years experience in using payroll systems.
  • Experience with Fourth or Oracle would be beneficial for this role.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Advanced reporting skills (both running reports and analysis).
  • Financial / payroll qualification.
  • Ability to translate complex information into simple language for others to understand.

About the Benefits:

Besides generous F&B benefits and reduced hotel rates across our hotels globally, this role has excellent employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant who like to associate her/himself with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry. This includes…

  • Competitive salary + excellent benefits
  • 33 holidays inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Nest pension
  • Extra holiday for significant Birthdays (21.30.40. etc.)
  • Life insurance
  • Next pension
  • Jumeirah perks website access – discount
  • F&B and Spa treatment discount
  • Lieu day if you work on Bank Holidays
  • Dry cleaning of uniform or Business attire
  • Meals on duty
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Wellness benefits – Chiropodist, Flu jabs, and more!
  • Taxi service after hours
  • Social events & recognitions programs
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Weeding/Baby gift
  • Company sick pay
  • Travel card season ticket loan
  • Cycle scheme
  • Internal transfer scheme
  • Eye test and discount for VDU users
  • Dental cash back plan
  • External transfer scheme

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