The Payroll Officer performs a variety of professional payroll and accounting work with emphasis on PAYE Legislation, statutory reporting, policy/procedural control and supporting the international workforce.

Main tasks

  • Administering payroll information in multiple systems by collating, calculating and entering data from various sources.
  • Receives and reviews payroll records ensuring compliance with Company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Adhering to legislative and company timescales for the submission of payroll data to all relevant stakeholders.
  • Handling a variety of payroll transactions for new employees, retirements, terminations, salary changes, benefits, taxes, salary sacrifices, deductions, SSP, SMP, accruals etc
  • Maintaining the integrity of all data in systems and sources whether interfaced, manually uploaded or input from any other associated system or instruction.
  • Participating in the collection of all information on overseas employees working in the UK for Personal Income Tax liabilities and the delivery of UK Modified PAYE Scheme.
  • Assisting the Tax Manager in the preparation of UK tax returns for overseas personnel. Including collating salary information, tracking data and chasing employees for information.
  • Collaborating with colleagues worldwide to receive and provide all information enabling the global mobilization of employees.
    Performing all other relevant administrative duties where required for HR, Tax, Finance.

Required knowledge and Experience

  • Two years of full time payroll preparation and processing experience or an equivalent combination.
  • Working knowledge of payroll policies and procedures, with the ability to participate in their creation
  • Working knowledge of payroll systems and software. (ADP and STAR preferred)
  • Some knowledge of personnel procedures and regulations.
  • Skill in Microsoft office applications, including a proficiency in MS Excel
  • Ability to keep routine financial records and to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to create effective working relationships with employees and other departments.
  • Excellent time management and deadline skills.

Boskalis core competencies


  • You help find solutions to problems.
  • You work with other Boskalis and Smit departments and in doing so you put common interests above your own.
  • You contribute ideas and work with others to achieve common goals.

Enterprising spirit

  • You enquire about the needs of your customers and adapt to changing expectations.
  • You ensure or contribute to the performance of a business analysis (costs/benefits) for all activities.


  • You listen to constructive criticism and are prepared to improve your own performance where possible.
  • You have high expectations of your own performance and strive to deliver the best quality possible.
  • You adhere to norms and values, even when this leads to disadvantages, tension or conflicts.
  • You do what you say you will do, and you keep promises and agreements.

Equal Opportunities

  • Treating all fellow colleagues and clients equally.  No client or colleague will be treated less favorably because of their race, colour, religion or belief, nationality ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability or marital or civil partner.

Health & Safety

  • Adopt the NINA Values and Rules, i.e. “My role according to NINA”
  • Comply with the BWL SHE-Q System policies and procedures, applicable to your role and function

Job-specific competencies

Attention to detail & accuracy

  • To ensure all payroll data is collated, interrogated and processed accurately and in line with relevant labour agreements and contractual terms and conditions.

Timing and deadlines

  • Ensuring the applicable payrolls and tax year obligations are well planned and delivered within all agreed company or legislative deadlines.

Teamwork & communication

  • Working with other members of the team to ensure accurately and timely processing.
  • Maintaining positive working relationships and providing a shared payroll service across multiple group companies.

Encouraging change    

  • A positive attitude is essential to help ensure successful outcomes.
  • Being proactive in looking for efficiencies in the role and developing their own skills through experience and learning.


To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to:

HR Department
Westminster House
4 Crompton Way
Segensworth West
PO15 5SS


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