Vacancy Type:
Fixed Term Contract
23 (Entain)
About The Role

About The Role

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 licenses in more than 20 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 Ladbrokes, Partypoker, Bwin and Coral.

Role Purpose:

We are looking for an experienced and passionate payroll professional with a can-do attitude to join our payroll team in Nottingham.

Working as part of a fast-paced team and within a wider HR Function you will provide a professional, high-quality service. You will be responsible for effectively and consistently operating payroll procedures and payroll related pension procedures in a timely and accurate manner as determined by the Company Payroll Policy for all employees. You will be able to operate Oracle payroll/HR system in accordance with the current controls and procedures.

As a Payroll Analyst you will have a keen eye for detail and a desire for accuracy of employee pay. You will have a strong understanding of legislation to ensure pay is compliant with HMRC and third party regulations. You will be confident in communication with a variety of departments in order to achieve our desired goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse and verify all payroll and pension documentation received from authorised parties prior to payroll processing.
  • Accurately prepare payroll for 14,000 4-weekly paid and 1,300 monthly paid colleagues, taking direct responsibility for a specific subset of colleagues.
  • Analyse, verify and reconcile the payroll output on a weekly basis. Compare data to previous periods to highlight discrepancies.
  • Identify, investigate and resolve any payroll discrepancies using payroll reports, and working across teams where necessary to rectify any issues.
  • Ensure that payment of wages/salaries is processed correctly into employee’s bank accounts on the due date according to the company's timetable.
  • Clearly and professionally respond to escalated queries using the Case Management system, in accordance with quality and competency frameworks.
Key Skills & Knowledge:
  • Competent with spreadsheets and with handling and analysing large volumes of data.
  • Excellent mathematical skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PAYE/NIC and statutory payments and recoveries.
  • Familiarity with benefits and other wage deductions.
  • Knowledge of payroll procedures.
  • Familiarity with Oracle Cloud HCM payroll software (preferred).
  • Proficiency with MS Office. Strong Excel Skills (Vlookup, Pivot table, etc).
  • Experience working with a case management system.
  • Multi-tasking abilities.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

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.