Payroll Specialist

We are looking for an experienced payroll specialist to join our collaborative and friendly team in HQ Langley (working hybrid 3/2 days office and home). It’s a stand-alone payroll role in the UK, reporting to the People & Culture Director UK, however, works with peers and partners in its Group central payroll function in Germany.  The role will also involve set up of and overseeing payroll for our two new subsidiary companies as well as supporting implementation of new payroll solution for Sixt UK, as part of a greater European tender.  It’s a great opportunity for someone who is pro-active and passionate about making a difference and is up for:

  • Owning the full monthly payroll cycle
  • Working closely with the outsourced payroll provider and partners in the global/ central payroll function to manage payroll for approx. 350 employees (and oversee/ support payroll for 1-2 subsidiary companies of ca. 50 &75 FTEs)
  • Processing benefits in kind
  • Pension Auto enrolment process from start to finish
  • Being the first point of contact for general payroll and benefits queries
  • Liaising with HMRC
  • Managing the childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • Processing leave of absence (Sickness, Maternity and Paternity)
  • Answering employee’s payroll queries
  • Managing all payroll reporting
  • Management of P11ds and HMRC settlement

  • Previous experience in owning all aspects of payroll, ideally within a similar or larger headcount size
  • Excellent attention to detail and organisation skills
  • Ability to troubleshot payroll processes, put forward improvements solutions and implement them
  • Ideal previous multi-site workforce payroll experience
  • Strong Excel ability (including VLookups, Pivot Tables, etc).
  • High attention to detail
  • Proactive and Collaborative
  • Experience working with ATOS and Pento desirable but not essential

Additional Information


  • An attractive, annual salary + Bonus
  • Paid training sessions & further development opportunities
  • In service Life Assurance
  • Employee terms for SIXT car hire Staff rental scheme for friends and family
  • Employee discounts on fitness products, hotels, technology, clothing etc.
  • A great team environment with regular team events and much more

About us:
We are a leading global mobility service provider with sales of €1.53 billion and around 7,000 employees worldwide. Our mobility platform ONE combines our products SIXT rent (car rental), SIXT share (car sharing), SIXT ride (cab, driver and chauffeur services), SIXT+ (car subscription) and gives our customers access to our fleet of 205,400 vehicles, the services of 1,500 cooperation partners and around 1.5 million drivers worldwide. Together with our franchise partners, we are present in more than 110 countries at 2,070 rental stations. At SIXT, a first-class customer experience and outstanding customer service are our top priorities. We focus on true entrepreneurship and long-term stability and align our corporate strategy with foresight. Want to take off with us and revolutionize the world of mobility? Apply now!