Payroll Co-ordinator (12 Month FTC)

Up to £24,000 + Bonus, 27 days holiday, Onsite Gym



Working within a team of six, the Payroll Team has responsibility for the prompt and accurate payment of salaries to 3500+ monthly paid UK staff and our growing global markets, as well as ensuring the payment of expenses across the UK and Europe.

Market Overview

Home to our global Research, Design and Development centre and all of our Commercial functions, Dyson HQ is tucked away in countryside famous for the railway tunnels and bridges of Isambard Brunel, who revolutionised modern engineering. Our secluded location helps us to protect our ideas and stay independent-minded. Yet nearby are the fashionable cities of Bristol and Bath (where a young James Dyson invented cyclone technology).
The building is the heartbeat of Dyson. Over 1,500 people, including James himself, spend their days strategizing, inventing technology and telling the Dyson story to the world.

Function Overview

Our Financial Accounting function provides the foundation for Dyson’s global commercial success. Creating and monitoring a framework of systems, processes and reporting that defines how we operate financially.

With the recent creation of the Finance Centre of Excellence (FCoE), the team forms a vital backbone of Dyson – encompassing our inventory, accounts payable and receivable, planning and analysis, and statutory reporting and consolidation. Delivering rapid performance insights and forecasting to help us stay ahead of the competition. And, in an organisation that doesn’t stand still, the team’s work is a growing challenge of ever-evolving numbers.


  • Timely & accurate processing and calculation of salaries for UK/ROI employees and other markets via Northgate Resourcelink Payroll system
  • Processing and administration of personal expenses and company credit cards across the UK and other markets
  • Calculation of starters, leavers and changes
  • Processing of statutory payments (SSP/SMP/SAP etc.)
  • Providing advice to employees in relation to Payroll and expenses
  • Processing requests for foreign currency
  • To play an active role in the team in ensuring best practice, helping the department work towards and retain the CIPP Payroll Quality Partnership.
  • To take an active role in your own personal development, training and project work, as appropriate.



  • Previous experience in similar role
  • Good understanding of tax, National Insurance, Statutory Maternity & Sick Pay
  • Sound understanding of HR processes
  • Proficient in the use of ICT, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with confidential & sensitive data
  • Ability to resolve problems, think logically and use ingenuity to overcome difficulties
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage conflicting priorities and organise workload
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written


  • Experience of using Northgate Resourcelink
  • Experience of using SAP
  • Professional payroll qualification (CIPP/Payroll Alliance)

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 16-Aug-2017

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