Reward Analyst

  • City Football Group
  • Manchester, UK
  • 14 Jan, 2022
Full time Finance Human Resources Premier League

Job Description

Purpose: The Reward function sits within the Payroll & Reward team. The purpose of the Reward function is to ensure reward and benefit processes and outcomes for employees are accurate and efficient; reviewing and setting strategic principles across the group.

Role specific accountabilities:

  1. Act as the main support for the Reward function as a whole, supporting on all pay, bonus and reward topics, as well as undertaking project work as and when required. This will also occasionally involve liaising with overseas HR teams.
  2. Responsible for calculating the annual bonuses and pay rises across the group (globally), understanding details of bonus schemes, owning spreadsheet calculations and ensuring format is ready for payroll.
  3. Keep track of key metrics such as CPI changes and wage inflation across the jurisdictions relevant to CFG, and reporting back any key observations and trends to the Senior Reward Manager.
  4. Responsible for auditing benefits data across the HRIS and Payroll, taking an active role in managing the monthly operation of the C2W scheme, salary sacrifice arrangements, and some benefits enrolment.
  5. Keep up to date with HMRC legislation, wage related legislation, pension auto enrolment, other regulatory requirements including in our global locations.  Keep up to date with CFG best practice, policies and procedures, and ensure they are met.
  6. Responsible for calculating the data for the annual Gender Pay Gap compliance reporting, as well as any similar future reporting requirements e.g. ethnicity pay gap reporting: Working with the Senior Reward Manager and Payroll Manager to understand the data and changes from previous year and play a key role in drafting publications for the Leadership Team.

Role specific knowledge, skills and experience:


  • Advanced Excel/spreadsheet data modelling and manipulation skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow process and procedures.
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet set deadlines.
  • Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Can adapt well to changes and updates within the business.
  • Ability to demonstrate use of initiative and add value to the Reward function.
  • Strong team player, with the ability to support the Reward function.
  • 1-2 years’ experience of working in a Reward role.


  • Awareness and experience of cyclical reward processes including bonus and pay review.
  • Awareness of pensions and other salary sacrifice arrangements.
  • Exposure to and an understanding of international payrolls and reward.
  • Customer service experience.

Applications must be submitted for this role by Thursday 27th January