This individual will be responsible for managing and overseeing both the US & UK Payroll Operations which have newly transitioned to Manila this year.
This individual will have 2 direct reports; the supervisor of the UK Payroll Operations and the supervisor of the US Payroll Operations.
Utilizing their strong UK & US payroll experience we expect this individual to oversee payroll cycles being processed on time and accurately (fortnightly for US and monthly for UK), ensure our relationships with our payroll system provider and other 3rd parties are managed appropriately and ensure we engage effectively with our internal stakeholders to successfully drive towards our objectives.
Ensure the full end to end payroll processing is committed on time and accurately
Manage any payroll processing escalations and coordinate with your supervisors to handle these appropriately
Responsible for ensuring our SoX and compliance controls are working as expected and continuously review improvement opportunities
Manage our relationship with our systems provider and other 3rd parties to ensure we are being provided the right level of service
Be the payroll representative to ensure acquisitions and divestitures are executed correctly and all necessary changes to our payroll interfaces are managed effectively
Identify and drive strategic opportunities to make the operations more efficient
Responsible for signing-off a selection of SoX control documentation on a fortnightly, monthly and annual basis
Maintain an excellent working relationship with both payroll operations
Identification, recommendation, and ownership of process improvements, automation, and standardization opportunities
Engagement with internal stakeholder within the business to gather the latest updates impacting individuals pay. This requires teaming / collaboration with other teams that deliver payments / deductions via payroll
Respond to queries raised by internal and external customers in a professional manner and resolve payroll related queries, issues and disputes
Minimum 10 years of experience processing full cycle payroll; particularly UK & US payroll
Minimum 5 years of managerial experience
Proven ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy and focus
Experience working with SoX controls and compliance requirements
Experience applying financial controls and standards
Experience reconciling data to report totals
Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel and MS office skills
Strong experience using payroll software
Very good written and verbal communication skills
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