Client Payroll, SIPP Operations

Are you keen to make a difference in a dynamic organisation? Do you have a passion for putting the customer at the centre of everything you do?


We’re a fast-paced, dynamic Group at the cutting edge of building safe and recurring value for all of our stakeholders. Our core areas include: bespoke pension solutions, wrap platform, independent financial advisory, investment consultancy, research and due diligence, and more. We currently have £33bn Assets Under Management and are still growing.


This role is within Embark Services Limited, part of the Embark Group.


What you’ll do


Working as part of the Operations Control team you will be involved in effectively operating payroll procedures and payroll related pensions procedures in a timely, consistent and accurate manner. This includes ensuring that our clients are paid accurately, on time and in accordance with our statutory and contractual requirements.


Key Accountabilities


  • Maintain and process the regular client payroll runs timely and accurately across multiple entities of the group while ensuring that all systems are upto date and accurate and clients are paid on time
  • Facilitate the processing and payment of urgent adhoc payments where required
  • Process all payroll related correspondence on a timely basis inlcuding adding and removing starters and leavers
  • Analyse, verify and reconcile payroll input
  • Identify, investigate and resolve any payroll discrepancies to rectify any issues
  • Reconcile reports and payments due to HMRC within the specified deadlines, including RTI
  • Act as a point of contact for client payroll and internal administration queries and issue documents, including payslips / P60s / P45s
  • Year end reconciliation, updates and involvement in testing
  • Assisting in other Operations Control tasks as and when required


Who you are and the experience we’re looking for


  • Knowledge and experience of payroll procedures and systems
  • Strong mathmatical and communication skills
  • Ability to schedule reports and processes around internal/external deadlines
  • Good accuracy / attention to detail
  • CIPP qualification or other relevant payroll qualification desirable


Why join us

Our approach centres on four primary enablers: our expertise, access to leading technology, focus on consumers, and capital.

We believe in transparency and meritocracy; we want to give all of our people the opportunity to be the best they can be, sharing in our future success.


Our family of companies include:


The Adviser Centre – a free-to-air, online fund research and consultancy service, dedicated to helping financial advisers to assess, select and monitor suitable actively-managed funds from the whole of the market.

EBS Pensions Limited – developed over the last 20+ years into a leading SIPP and SSAS provider, with over 15,000 clients and £2.8bn assets under administration.

The Embark Platform – a low-cost retirement-focused platform for financial advisers built on cutting edge and market leading FNZ technology.

Hornbuckle – one of the UK’s leading independent specialist pension providers, Hornbuckle has excelled in self-invested pension provision for more than three decades.

Rowanmoor – the UK’s largest independent SSAS provider and a provider of bespoke SIPPs and Family SIPPs.

Vested – a collaboration between Embark Group and Mazars LLP. Together we bring the very best in employee benefits and workplace savings to small and medium sized employers (those with between 100 and 750 full time employees).

Embark Corporate Services – is the provider of centralised Corporate Support to the Embark Group. Our approach is simple, we provide excellence in service to support the Group in being a world class full-scale retirement solutions provider.


You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.



Apply now and join us on our journey.


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