EMEIA Payroll Implementation Specialist

Leeds, United Kingdom
19 Aug 2022
03 Nov 2022
Human Resources

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.


Burberry is undertaking a transformation of its payroll setups across its EMEIA region. The role of the payroll specialist will be to help implement new payroll systems and processes across the Burberry EMEIA landscape


  • Play an active role in the implementation team by working closely with the Project Manager and Business Analyst to assist with system and setup change across the Burberry EMEIA landscape consisting of approximately 20 countries and 7,000 employees (countries in scope are listed below)
  • Working closely with the payroll team, learn key Burberry requirements and ensure that these are adhered to across payrolls in the change journey
  • Work closely with teams to assist with checking new payroll software and test new setups
  • Assist with data migration including report extraction, completion of data templates, etc
  • Assist with creating test data and test scrips
  • Check parallel payrolls, documenting issues and working with suppliers for resolution
  • Working with the Business Analyst, assist with change management across the countries
  • Support knowledge transfer
  • Other tasks as may be require


  • At least 10 years detailed knowledge of payroll including new system implementations
  • Experience of helping drive payroll accuracy to 100%
  • Advanced level Excel capability including familiarity with lookups
  • Exposure to payroll and HR rules across multiple markets
  • Ability to absorb complex, diverse detail across multiple countries


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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