Payroll Clerk


Your new company

G&W UK/Europe Region offers a range of logistical solutions based around its three core service platforms of Rail, Road and Terminals. G&W is unique in the rail industry, owning or leasing more than 122 freight railroads organised in nine locally managed operating regions with 8,000 employees serving 3,000 customers. We have acquired over 100 railroads since 2000 including UK companies Freightliner and Pentalver. G&W are currently creating a new Shared Service Centre in Birmingham city centre and as a result are now recruiting for a number of Payroll positions.

Your new role

Reporting into the Head of Payroll you will be part of a newly created team with responsibility for paying G&W`s 2800 staff accurately and on time. You will also take responsibility for dealing with staff queries, delivering excellent customer service at all times and ensuring the business knows the SLAs involved to support the payroll process.

Experience required

Our client is ideally seeking payroll candidates with over 5 years’ experience from a large and complex shared services environment however, as you can see below, this is about securing the best people in the market and as long as you have excellent payroll processing skills, you are used to working in a busy and changing environment and you have a pro-active and hardworking attitude, then please apply for this opportunity.

About you

The transition to Birmingham offers a huge opportunity to drive change through our FSSC operation. You must possess a can do attitude being part of a team creating something new with great opportunities to excel. Passionate about doing the right thing, you will thrive working in a challenging environment, where significant opportunities exist to improve the way we work.

We anticipate that our staff will all have a voice and will openly feedback and challenge management where required, to ensure that an open and transparent working environment is created. All of our staff will take full accountability for their efforts and delivery, as well as their personal development.

The organisation is going through major change as we invest heavily in systems whilst reviewing our processes to ensure we keep things as simple and as effective as possible for our stakeholders.

If you have the right mindset and skills to help us create a shared services operation that will evolve, develop and grow over the next few years then join us on our journey.

How to apply

G&W are working exclusively with Hays Specialist Recruitment. For more information about their current vacancies please call our Hays project team, Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 18.00pm on 0121 230 1451/ email G& or visit our dedicated recruitment microsite at Hays have been retained by G&W for this recruitment project and any 3rd party CV`s or direct applications will be forwarded to Hays as part of the campaign.
For more detailed information, or to view other vacancies with this organisation, please visit our dedicated recruitment website 


Job type:
Supply Chain & Logistics
Birmingham City Centre
£24,000 - £26,000 + Bonus + Benefits
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Talk to Helen Livesey, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Birmingham

St Philips House, 4 St Philips Place, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom, B3 2SL

Telephone: 0844 778 2376

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