Assistant Payroll Analyst


Assistant Payroll Cost Analyst (Finance Department)

37.5 hours – Full Time – Permanent

Monday to Friday


Coventry, CV2




Celesio UK is part of the McKesson family. Our vision is to create a healthier world where more people can live life to the fullest, delivering innovative healthcare that inspires more positive lives. As one of the world’s leading healthcare providers, we support millions of people across the UK through integrated healthcare, bringing together expertise across our range of brands. These include our LloydsPharmacy and AAH (the No.1 Pharmaceutical distributor).


To support our family of Celesio businesses in the UK there are over 1,000 colleagues in our support centre, with over 200 in Finance.  We currently have an exciting opportunity to join our innovative organisation for an Assistant Payroll Cost Analyst within our Finance team.


This role will involve driving the reporting of multiple Business Unit Payroll costs, as well as ensuring effective controls are in place. Collaboration with the wider finance team is essential to ensure transparency and accuracy of information from finance into the business.


You will produce data analysis in a number of presentational formats targeted on the ease of use for the end user within required timelines and reports as agreed for key stakeholders in the business.


Taking ownership of manipulating existing payroll data you will enable smooth processing into the financial systems and create the quarterly and annual bonus payments based on current models

You will be responsible for Ensuring financial controls are monitored and in place and be the point of contact of internal and external audit liaison plus ensuring compliance to SOx Controls




This is a great opportunity for someone with a strong analytical mind-set and excellent Excel skills (lookups,pivots,sumifs) to join our busy finance team.

If you are adaptable and pro-active with strong problem solving skills, a fast learner who is keen to learn and progress then this could be the role for you.

We are looking for colleagues who share our passion for innovation and caring for people, who can help us to shape the future of healthcare and meet the constantly changing needs of our customers.




This role is based at our Support Centre in Coventry, Walsgrave Triangle, CV2 2TX. We are located just off junction 2 of the M6, easily accessible by car. If using public transport, we are 5.5 miles from Coventry train station, approx. 40 minutes by bus from the station.

Please note the closing date for applications for this vacancy is 29th September 2017 however, if we experience a high volume of applications for this post, it may be necessary to close applications prior to this date.

We would therefore encourage all applicants to apply as soon as possible.


Company & Rewards:

Celesio UK


Celesio UK, is an inspired and inspiring career choice. A pioneering provider of integrated healthcare services, we are unique and innovative, with career options that are found nowhere else. No other organisation in our sector provides the end-to-end offering that we do… from the buying of pharmaceuticals from manufacturers, right through the whole supply and distribution chain to dispensing. We’re one team with one purpose… to effectively, efficiently and passionately deliver innovative healthcare services that equip and inspire more positive lives.


Rewards and benefits


Wherever you work with Celesio, you will enjoy a uniquely rewarding career. You will be challenged but well remunerated, assume real responsibility but be well trained and developed to undertake it. You’ll work hard but be recognised for your contribution and be able to keep a healthy work/life balance. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a valuable benefits package which includes generous holiday, pension scheme, professional support and relevant training, childcare vouchers, option to buy additional holiday and an employee discount scheme. What’s more, we regularly review our rewards package and it is improving all the time.

West Midlands

This vacancy is closed to applications.