HR Payroll Specialist



1,001-5,000 employees

Trading firm that provides market-based services

Data & Analytics
Quantitative Finance
Financial Services


London, UK

Required Skills
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
Greenhouse (ATS)
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or Administration, or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge and previous experience in a wide array of areas within HR such as UK payroll, UK visa & immigration, benefits administration/related policies and associated UK employment law
  • Working knowledge of systems including implementation such as Workday, ADP, Greenhouse would be advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience of project management and maintaining governance
  • Previous payroll transformation experience desirable
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Experience collaborating with colleagues in complex business models across multiple countries and jurisdictions would be desirable
  • Solely oversee our monthly payroll process
  • Lead our local payroll transformation project to achieve global alignment elaboration on their role/expectations on contribution to this project
  • Act as a regional HRIS lead for Workday, taking on responsibility for projects involving local/global integrations, continuous system functionality improvements and automation, in addition to promoting our employees to utilise our newly implemented self-service system
  • Supporting our local HR Data Analyst on business reporting requests
  • Manage responses to audit requests for HR and Payroll information
  • Work closely with the HR Advisory team members to ensure the operational HR support they provide throughout the business is efficient and effective
  • Support the team in delivery of the end to end employee lifecycle, driving efficiencies and improvements. Support the wider HR team in delivering our end to end employee lifecycle, continuously driving improvements and process efficiencies
  • Be a GDPR champion for the HR department, working closely with the Data Protection Officer to ensure compliance and best practice across processes. Be a GDPR champion throughout the wider HR department, working closely with our Data Protection Officer to ensure the highest level of compliance is met and procedural best practices are followed
  • Act as point of contact for data integrity reviews/audits and ensure integrity and compliance of transactional data in Workday

Optiver's mission is to improve the market unites us. The firm operates as a market maker on many exchanges and asset classes.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Amsterdam, Netherlands



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Transparent bonus structure

Top tier benefits

Generous vacation time

Health and wellness programs