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MUFG Payroll Advisor - Assistant Vice President in London, United Kingdom

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.


To ensure high quality day-to-day payroll service, support the delivery of smooth monthly and annual payroll processes, as part of an integrated payroll team for MUFG and effectively deputise for the Payroll Lead.


  • Provide full Payroll support to the local Payroll Lead on all employee lifecycle processes, including but not limited to, on-boarding, off-boarding, internal transfers and various parental leaves to assist with the running of the monthly payroll

  • Act as a Senior Payroll Team member across both MUFG payrolls providing support to the Payroll Team and Payroll Lead. Share knowledge in support of a successful payroll team

  • Own and be responsible for the MUS payroll end to end understanding payroll and accounting activities

  • Work with local payroll teams under MUS (EU) understanding and being accountable for MUS(EU) payroll

  • Ensure correct and accurate payroll accounting treatment is delivered across all payrolls

  • Responsible for maintaining and developing procedures to ensure alignment with HR policies and local legislation

  • Support various internal and external audits

  • Be the General Ledger expert across all payrolls

  • Manage the Payroll shared mailbox ensuring emails are being responded too in a timely manner whilst maintaining a high standard / quality of response

  • Work closely with the HR Shared Services and Global Mobility teams to coordinate the timely processing of payroll changes

  • Work closely with the benefits team to reconcile monthly benefits against payroll

  • Payroll, payment & reconciliation of the MUFG Bank pension scheme



  • Must have a minimum of 5 years payroll experience working in a fast paced environment ideally within the Financial Services.


  • Experience working within a payroll team and closely aligned to HR and Finance


Functional / Technical Competencies:


· Good knowledge of ADP and Workday

· Must have good understanding and experience of UK payroll legislation

· Good Microsoft office skills

· Excellent numeracy skills

· Understanding/experience of working in an accounting/finance environment

· Attention to detail

· Good verbal and written communication

· Ability to work in a fast paced environment to tight deadlines

· Basic understanding of payroll processing required for International Mobility


· Familiarity with processing benefits via payroll

· Basic pension legislation knowledge

· Basic understanding of overseas payroll

Education / Qualifications:


· Qualified to a relevant Degree level or equivalent further education


· Completed or working towards a recognised payroll qualification with CIPD

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.