Payroll and Time Manager Visa Sponsorship Uk

March 4, 2024
£35 - £45 / year

Job Description




In this post, you will be responsible for driving GE Aerospace’s compliant payroll delivery, with a focus on compliance, customer experience/satisfaction, vendor engagement, issue resolution, and process standardisation. This person will also foster strong relationships with key stakeholders in order to sustain operational success by leveraging measurements and trends and identifying opportunities for improvement.

Please keep in mind that this role assists GE Aerospace employees, people leaders, and HR partners across the United Kingdom and Ireland.


Job Description.


Essential Responsibilities


  • Lead Payroll procedures, ensuring that high accuracy and quality are maintained in accordance with applicable legal and GE Aerospace policy requirements.
  • To guarantee successful execution, demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of payroll processing operations.
  • Manage third-party payroll and time providers to ensure that their services are frictionless, compliant, and of high quality.
  • Lead and assist applicable payroll audits, whether initiated internally or by third parties.
  • Proactively identify and drive continuous improvement within assigned processes; collaborate with cross-functional teams to propose process enhancements that eliminate waste and manual labour, align with global standards, and increase productivity.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholders from Finance functions, the larger Workforce Experience & Insights Team, and the HR Client Delivery team to promote open communication and a successful partnership among our HR community, employees, and People Leaders.
  • Manage payroll KPIs and use metrics to discover trends or issues in order to maintain and enhance performance levels.
  • Own and handle escalated queries, ensuring that lessons learned are understood and mitigation measures are in place for the future.
  • Create a culture of service excellence within the team and encourage “Best in Class” customer service.
  • Ensure that teams are aligned and that the necessary skills are in place to deliver on the organisational strategy.
  • Develop and manage the team’s continued advancement (both locally and offshore), including detailed development plans.
  • Create a strong performance management culture in the team by defining clear expectations, prioritising tasks, communicating often, and providing feedback.
  • Champion training and induction processes for new team members and role changes; plan and carry out training to effectively meet team requirements.
  • Be the payroll policy specialist, and be able to collaborate with product owners on design concepts.
  • Maintain GE Aerospace’s high standards of ethics and compliance throughout the workforce.
  • Drive and improve employee engagement.




  • Fluency in both written and spoken English.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an approved university or college in a related field.
  • Experience with payroll or related activities, preferably in a multinational organisation.
  • Experience in direct people leadership.
  • Significant past professional job experience, including achievement and leadership in a Payroll & Benefits and Service-oriented setting.
  • Travel will be required as needed to support the team and its customers in the region.
  • To be successful in this capacity, you must be able to operate comfortably and efficiently in a complex and frequently changing work environment that includes multiple stakeholder groups and countries.
  • Location: We prefer that the candidate be in one of the following countries: the United Kingdom.


Desired Characteristics


  • Extensive expertise making strategic decisions and effectively communicating with high-level business and operations leaders.
  • Capability to energise, lead, and drive change in complex, matrixed, goal-driven, team-oriented service organisations.
  • Demonstrated expertise evaluating and coaching leadership talent, as well as creating an inclusive and diverse workforce.
  • Proficiency with human resources, payroll systems (such as Workday), and technology.
  • Experience handling third-party vendors.
  • Solid awareness of relevant regional legislative programmes and processes.
  • Successfully managed projects and/or implemented process improvement initiatives.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities; ability to see trends and implement process improvements.
  • Comprehensive understanding and ability to internalise regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Demonstrated organisational abilities, attention to detail, and accuracy.
  • Strong verbal and writing communication abilities, including the ability to deliver data clearly, concisely, and articulately.
  • Proven track record of managing metrics, which includes analysis, trend identification, and prompt decision-making.
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity: the ability to change style to accommodate different cultural conventions.
  • Capability to anticipate and overcome obstacles.
  • Ability to drive process improvement.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).


Flexible Working

GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements whenever possible, and understands the benefits of a healthy work-life balance for workers.

Total Reward.

At GE Aviation, we recognise the importance of Total Reward. Our flexible benefits plan, FlexChoice, allows you freedom, choice, and flexibility in how you receive your benefits while also allowing you to save money where possible.

As a new GE employee, we are glad to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you can then adjust to meet your unique needs;

  • Performance-based annual bonus
  • Non-contributory Pension.
  • Life Assurance
  • Income protection for the entire group
  • Private medical coverage.
  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with the flexibility to buy or sell.


For UK-based applications.

Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is necessary and must be maintained for this position. Please keep in mind that if you are unable to receive BPSS clearance, you may be ineligible for the position, and any offer of employment may be rescinded for national security reasons. Please visit the link below for further information on the requirements for BPSS clearance. BPSS

Right to Work.

applicants from job seekers requiring sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be reviewed alongside all other applicants. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules, candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may be denied an appointment if a suitably qualified, experienced, and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to fill the position. For more information, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration page.

Additional Information

No relocation assistance provided.