Job Title: Payroll & Benefits Transitions Associate

Posted: 2019-05-30 13:48:22

The primary processes to focus on will be Payroll and Benefits management, followed by HR administration.



  • Acts as the local point-of-contact in the UK & Ireland for the handover of the current payroll and benefit process, ensuring all relevant processes, documentation and knowledge is transferred appropriately.
  • Responsible for management of the payroll process, including: communication and data exchange with the external payroll provider; ensuring correct calculations are made for taxation, benefit choices and other pay-related aspects; communicating new-starters, leavers, promotions and other job-moves.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day relationship with the external payroll provider, ensuring clear communications, problem resolution and frictionless payroll experience for employees.
  • Builds a strong partnership with the Finance function in Elanco to ensure appropriate accounting, accruals and planning of people-related costs. 
  • Manages the day-to-day relationship with the relevant external benefits providers, ensuring smooth execution and administration of employment-related benefits.
  • Participates in the transition activities of Employee Life-cycle changes to the Elanco Service Centre from Lilly ownership to steady-state.
  • Ensures employee benefit choices with a compensation impact are coordinated and recorded appropriately between the benefit, human capital management and payroll systems.
  • Acts as second-level point-of-contact for employees with payroll and benefit related questions, when these cannot be answered via the first-level service centre. 

General HR Administration

  • Owns all routine administrative tasks in the HR department, in combination with the other members of the UK & Ireland HR team.

Other Responsibilities

  • Completes other HR-related tasks as required to ensure an excellent employee and supervisor experience.
  • Support the local implementation of an international project with the aim of harmonising payroll and centralising HR administration. In the medium-term, this could lead to opportunities to develop HR Partnering skills.


  • Degree-level qualification (or equivalent) in HR, Business Administration or Finance
  • Experience in HR, specifically delivering Payroll and managing Benefits suppliers
  • SAP and/or Workday experience an advantage


  • Detailed, accurate and independent approach to work.
  • Flexibility and an interest in personal development within the HR function.
  • Microsoft Office experience.
  • An strong work ethic, with high integrity.

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