Dependent on experience + very competitive Bonus + Benefits
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)
Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 25 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as bwin, Coral, Foxy, Gala, Ladbrokes, and partypoker.
The Role in a Nutshell:

This role is responsible for the day-to-day administration of multiple small to medium sized payrolls outsourced in various locations globally (UK, Europe, North America). The role covers data gathering, validation and transfer to providers, along with validation of payroll outputs to ensure the accuracy of the company’s bi-monthly and monthly 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.  

What you'll be doing: 
  • Processing payroll in various global locations working within a team to deliver payrolls across 6 countries processed by outsourced payroll partners covering 1,000+ employees, with the potential for future growth
  • 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
  • Extracting pre-payroll reports and gathering data for payrolls to ensure all relevant employee data is compiled and validated before transferring to outsourced payroll partners each period following the agreed timelines
  • Extraction and analysis of payroll outputs from providers and supporting query handling
  • Providing excellent customer service for colleagues and business partnersproviding post-payroll reports, responding to emails and more complex payroll cases in a timely and efficient manner
  • Working with Finance and Treasury teams to ensure the required funds are transferred to providers on the agreed schedule
  • Supporting Finance teams with payroll queries as required
  • Supporting ongoing work with local country tax agencies to ensure filing compliance
  • Staying up to speed with payroll impacting legislation/best practices to ensure accurate processing of payrolls and identify areas of improvement
  • Assisting with global year-end tax reporting requirements
  • Supporting with data gathering and analysis across all payrolls for ad hoc payroll data requests/auditing from various areas of the business
  • Contribute to continuous process improvement and support the writing of the associated documentation, including process maps, work instructions and ‘how to guides.
What you'll need to have:
  • Graduate CIPP / working towards a CIPP or equivalent qualification desirable or relevant payroll processing experience 
  • Good understanding of UK employment tax legislation, its application and best practice 
  • A good understanding of payroll processes
  • Excellent 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 
  • Excellent at organising/prioritising tasks and managing time effectively 
  • Experience of working across multiple payrolls 
  • Experience of working on outsourced payrolls and/or global payroll processing is a plus 
  • An understanding of outsourced payroll processes would be ideal but not essential 

What we can offer you:

  • Culture – We were once a start-up and still have that growth mindset (despite our size). Our industry is renowned for the speed it operates at, and the incredible pace of innovation. Our values include winning together, being bold, exciting customers and driving innovation.
  • Development – Both personal and professional development are important to us. Everyone gets 2 paid days to focus on development, along with subscriptions to learning resources like cross knowledge, linkedin learning and our own learning room. Monthly Empower talks from inspirational leaders from outside the industry.
  • Wellbeing – Our employee assistance program offers free advice on everything from work advice, relationship advice, legal information, and financial advice. Everyone gets a free subscription to the unmind (mental wellbeing) app. Counselling session are available through EAP. We have a monthly schedule of wellbeing sessions and talks with each office having wellbeing champions and coordinators.
  • Flexible benefits package - Annual bonus, employee share scheme, private medical, life assurance, income protection, matching pension contributions, enhanced vacation package, discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme, with the ability to flex your benefits package to suit your needs
  • Hybrid Working – We offer 3 days a week working from home


What the process looks like:

  • Apply and your CV will be reviewed by one of our Talent Acquisition Partners
  • Phone screening call with our Talent Acquisition Partner
  • 30 minute online assessment
  • 1st interview with the team manager
  • 2nd interview with team manager and other stakeholders
  • Offer and Celebrations!

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

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. 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.