Dependent on experience + very competitive Bonus + Benefits
Vacancy Type:
Fixed Term Contract
23 (Entain)

As a Global Outsourced Payroll Team Leader, you will be responsible for overseeing the Global Payroll Processing Team covering the day-to-day administration of multiple small to medium sized non-UK payrolls outsourced in various locations globally (Europe, Americas, Asia-Pacific).

The role covers management of payroll production, data gathering, validation and transfer to providers, along with validation of payroll outputs to ensure the accuracy of the company’s payrolls. Acting as a point of contact for internal and external partners, the role requires a highly professional individual, with a keen eye for detail, who can analyse and present data clearly and effectively.

The role forms part of a leadership group, supporting the Global Payroll Assurance Manager in responding effectively to the company’s varied global payroll requirements.

What you will do

  • Responsible for processing payroll in various global locations – managing a team to deliver non-UK payrolls across multiple countries processed by outsourced payroll partners covering 1000+ employees, with future growth in existing and new territories.
  • Working as part of the leadership group for the Global Payroll Assurance Team to ensure ongoing and ad hoc business needs are met, and deputising for the Global Payroll Assurance Manager as required.
  • Working with teams across the organisation, such as People Services, Reward, Tax and Finance, to ensure accurate and timely processing of payrolls, and off-cycle adjustments as needed.
  • Overseeing effective and efficient processes to ensure all relevant employee data is compiled and validated before transferring to outsourced payroll partners each period following the agreed timelines.
  • Working flexibly across multiple payrolls to support team members as required.
  • Review and first line sign off, of payroll outputs from providers and supporting query handling.
  • Providing excellent customer service for colleagues and business partners – providing post-payroll reports, responding to emails and more complex payroll cases within SLAs.
  • Working with Finance and Treasury teams to ensure the required funds are transferred to providers on the agreed schedule.
  • Providing regular briefings to departmental management throughout the pay cycle, providing guidance and solutions to possible areas of risk.
  • Supporting Finance teams with payroll queries as required.
  • Supporting ongoing work with local country tax agencies to ensure filing compliance.

Who you are

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a payroll role covering all aspects of payroll processing
  • Experience of working across multiple payrolls/pay cycles
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Experience of working on outsourced payrolls and/or global payroll processing is a plus
  • Experience of leading and motivating a small team
  • Experience of dealing with complex queries and cases and providing resolutions/advice within SLAs
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Intermediate level Excel skills (complex formulas, vlookups, pivot tables)
  • Experience of Oracle HR and Payroll systems or similar systems is desirable
  • Good problem solving and data analytical skills, with high attention to details
  • Strong at organising/prioritising tasks and managing time effectively
  • Understands the customer, delivering and exceeding their expectations to support our brand reputation and integrity

What we offer

At Entain, we know that signing top players requires a great starting package, and plenty of support to inspire peak performance. Join us, and a competitive salary is just the beginning. Working for us in Nottingham, you can expect to receive great benefits like:

  • Private medical insurance – Single / Family cover 
  • Pension scheme – Defined contribution with company matching up to 6% 
  • Life assurance – 4x Annual Salary 
  • Income protection
  • Annual holiday – 25 days, plus local public holidays
  • Additional ‘It’s Your Game’ day off
  • Entain & Enhance days – 2 paid days off to focus on your professional or personal development 
  • Hybrid working – 2+ days in the office (UK) 4 days in the office (GIB)
  • Free eye test 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Sharesave scheme 
  • Workplace saving scheme 
  • Free mortgage advice 
  • Free financial wellbeing checkup 
  • Paid subscription to the mental wellbeing app 
  • Home office setup expenses 
  • Amazing Christmas and Summer parties 
  • Employee assistance program that includes access to counselling sessions, financial wellbeing, legal information and help with relationship and family advice. 


And outside of this, you’ll have the chance to turn recognition from leaders and colleagues into amazing prizes. Join a winning team of talented people and be a part of an inclusive and supporting community where everyone is celebrated for being themselves.  

Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us.

Sports betting, gaming and interactive entertainment is changing, and we’re leading that change. By putting people first. By placing exciting, engaging and entertaining experiences at more fingertips than ever before. We're pulling into pole position by pushing boundaries further. With innovation. With technology.

But most importantly, with people like you. Because when you join Entain, it’s your game. So let’s win together.


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About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.