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Senior Payroll Specialist (Fixed Time Contract)



Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you’re a close but not exact match with the description, we hope you’ll still consider applying. Want to learn more about life at Klaviyo? Visit to see how we empower creators to own their own destiny.

Please note this is fixed term contract for 14 months.

Klaviyo is looking for a Senior Payroll Administrator who will be an important contributor to our Global Payroll team. Reporting directly to the Head of Global Payroll, this role will support our EMEA and APAC payroll initiatives as we are entering a period of hyper growth. This position will collaborate with internal and external business partners to develop and implement global payroll best practices to ensure compliance and accuracy.

How You’ll Make a Difference:

  • Elevate the employee experience by delivering accurate and timely payroll
  • Make an impact as a member of our global payroll team, by way of knowledge sharing and mentoring
  • Be an integral partner for our total payroll insourcing project, as well as future EMEA payroll implementations and processing
  • Partner cross functionally with the People Operations, Finance and Accounting, and Benefits teams on projects and building out workflows and business processes that impact payroll
  • Provide answers and solutions as the first point of contact for employee, internal and external business partner payroll queries

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of progressive global payroll processing, with an EMEA focus
  • Current legislative and PAYE knowledge, including NI, SSP, SMP, OSPP, year-end reporting
  • Experience with equity, pension, and benefit administration from a payroll perspective
  • In depth knowledge of benefits in kind, expense reimbursement, and related P11D reporting
  • Project and time management skills, and a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion when dealing with employee queries and data
  • Exercise sound judgement, suggesting and applying the most appropriate solution to issues that arise
  • Workday Payroll, Absence, and Time Tracking experience preferred

The pay range for this role is listed below. Sales roles are also eligible for variable compensation. This role is also eligible for competitive benefits and perquisites, subject to company policy and applicable law

Base Pay Range in Local Currency:
£48,000£72,000 GBP

Get to Know Klaviyo

We’re Klaviyo (pronounced clay-vee-oh). We empower creators to own their destiny by making first-party data accessible and actionable like never before. We see limitless potential for the technology we’re developing to nurture personalized experiences in ecommerce and beyond. To reach our goals, we need our own crew of remarkable creators—ambitious and collaborative teammates who stay focused on our north star: delighting our customers. If you’re ready to do the best work of your career, where you’ll be welcomed as your whole self from day one and supported with generous benefits, we hope you’ll join us.

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