Job Description

Experience Level: Experienced Hire


  • Corporate Services


  • The Alexandra 200-220, The Quays, Salford, M50 3SP, GB

At Moody's, we unite the brightest minds to turn today’s risks into tomorrow’s opportunities. We do this by striving to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome to be who they are-with the freedom to exchange ideas, think innovatively, and listen to each other and customers in meaningful ways. 

If you are excited about this opportunity but do not meet every single requirement, please apply! You still may be a great fit for this role or other open roles. We are seeking candidates who model our values: invest in every relationship, lead with curiosity, champion diverse perspectives, turn inputs into actions, and uphold trust through integrity. 

As part of the International Payroll Team, you will contribute to the ongoing development of the global Finance strategy. Supporting business growth in an increasingly regulated environment whilst ensuring payroll and tax are compliant across the region.

This is a key role within the organisation overseeing complex multi-country payrolls including the monthly processing of 100+ employing entities globally. The Payroll Analyst will have the responsibility for ensuring that all salaries, associated deductions and benefits are processed/paid on a timely basis by the whole team. They will also be responsible for ensuring all statutory filings are completed and deadlines met.

Key Responsibilities

  • Efficiently manage the payroll and/or benefits administration for each country, ensuring the vendor is held accountable for all statutory obligations and understands Moody’s policy, procedures and culture.
  • Responsible for the checking and approval of all payroll reports and payments as generated by the vendor or as produced internally.
  • Provide regular instruction to vendors and ensure they perform within the terms of the contract while adhering to agreed fees.
  • In this role, the incumbent will effectively partner with peer members to ensure that data and records are accuracies maintained and reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Execute payroll and statutory benefits program for assigned countries and ensure the existing practices are accurate and comply with local legislation and Moody’s policy requirements.
  • Act as the first point of contact for all day to day queries related to the assigned area of focus or assigned country, i.e. payroll, statutory social security, tax and policies, compliance support, etc.


  • Experience in a HR specialized role, ideally in payroll area preferably within the global financial services sectors
  • Good knowledge of local employment law and payroll practices
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and HRIS system
  • High degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Proven influencing, negotiation and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to use discretion and deal effectively with uncertainty, change and ambiguity
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written English)
  • Organized and results focused

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online