Pay and Benefits Partner

Do you have experience processing payroll for small to medium size organisations? Do you have strong communication and time management skills?

If so, this is a great opportunity for a Pay & Benefits Partner to join the HR Payroll team to perform standard payroll processing and time management tasks in a timely and accurate manner and with high quality. You will also provide support and advice for all standard payroll and time management related queries.

This position is based on site in Royston, the site is 10 minutes’ walk from the train station and is just off of the A505 so it is easily accessible.

What you will accomplish together with us

  • Managing Holiday absence and responding to any relevant enquiries

  • Dealing with day-to-day payroll queries from employees, including Tax code queries, SSP, SMP, SPP etc, all of which are received via Workday.

  • Administration of the Payroll changes into HRX, such as bonus payments, absence data, benefits deductions and more, for our Payroll Bureau to complete the processes.

  • The UK Payroll team run 8 Monthly UK Payrolls, 2 Ireland Payrolls and 1 Weekly UK payroll, responsibility of checking payrolls with the team is required.

  • Assist with the administration of adding and removing employees to the benefit schemes such as Dental and Medical Insurance.

  • Creating and calculating SMP and SHPP Schedules.

  • Knowledgeable on UK PAYE legislation.

  • An understanding of company cars and submission of P46 documents.

  • Collaborating closely with the HR Service team for monthly payroll changes.

  • Responsible for all payroll processes when other teams members are on leave.

  • Understanding of manual Payroll TAX and NI Calculations.

What will convince us

  • Good level of education in relevant field

  • Some experience in processing payroll within small to medium size organisation

  • Detailed know-how in labour tax and social security

  • Deep know-how in using the IT system

  • Good general IT user Skills (MS Word, Excel)

  • Adaptable to change

  • Ability to multitask and change between tasks swiftly as needed

  • Good communication skills and attention to detail

  • Time management skills

In order to commence working with us, the successful candidate will need the right to work in the UK.


Sartorius as a listed company wants to simplify progress in the life sciences and biopharmaceutical industry. This enables scientific findings to be translated into new drugs and therapies faster and more efficiently, and gives more people access to better medicine. Nearly 16,000 employees at more than 60 production and sales sites worldwide are working towards this vision. Would you also like to contribute to our vision? Grow with us and benefit from the advantages of a global player.​

Life Science & World Health: Social added value through passion for shaping the future of tomorrow

Open corporate culture: Characterised by diversity, team spirit and progress

People development opportunities: Training, coaching and leadership programs on a global level

Intelligent working environment: Working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment

We look forward to receiving your application.

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