Overview

Reference Number: JO-2404-533317
EMEA Payroll Manager
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Location: Maidenhead

EMEA PAYROLL MANAGER

Location: Maidenhead (Hybrid working)

Duration: 6 months

Pay rate: £283.20 per day 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week 

• The Payroll Manager is responsible for payroll processing for large volume, multiple entity & complex payrolls. 

• The position works closely with Payroll Vendors and TLM Administrators to support processing of payroll, providing all appropriate payroll input, ensuring integrations are delivered and validating data before it is transferred to the vendor. 

• Accountable for responding to queries from the payroll vendor and investigating any anomalies identified through auditing. 

• Work closely with the Global Payroll Process Lead to help identify process improvements related to their payrolls, document requirements and support payroll testing.

• They will support payrolls across EMEA countries, a wide range of experience across regions will be an advantage.

This role also works closely with:

• Payroll Suppliers/Vendors 

• Global Payroll Process Lead

• Global TLM Process Lead

• Global Compliance & Audit Lead

• Payroll Project Managers/Analysts for any payroll related projects

• Finance and Internal/external Audit teams 

• I&T and HR Technology to ensure payroll data/integration needs are being met 

• Regional Benefits Managers

• HRBPs

• Business Leaders 

• HR Service Centre to ensure that employee master data information is being correctly maintained

Main responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

• Ensures payrolls are processed accurately, on time and in accordance with all federal, state, local and regulatory requirements.

• First point of escalation for all payroll related matters, responds to complex employee payroll queries escalated from the Service Centre.  

• Interprets policies and regulation regarding leaves, disability, allowances, one time payments, garnishments etc and works closely with payroll vendors to ensure they are applied through payroll and settled correctly.  

• Identifies and works with the Global Payroll Process Lead to implement process improvement within assigned payrolls.

• Working with the Global Compliance & Audit Lead provide support to any internal/external audit processes as required. Ensure any regular finance, compliance and audit reporting is delivered as per agreed timescales. 

• Leads audits and reconcilliations of payroll data for their payrolls as required.  

• Reviews payroll policies/ procedures and ensures that the payroll calendars and processing schedules are consistent with organizational policies.

• Work with the Global Payroll Process Lead to define Payroll requirements related to payroll projects or enhancements. Perform User Acceptance Testing and document results, ensure user guides are updated appropriately.  

• Ensures the company meets its compliance with all federal/state, and regulatory requirements.

• Manages the BAU team activities and ensures development of the team, supports the team in meeting SLA and targets.

Education: 

• Bachelors in HR/Accounting degree or Diploma in payroll is preferred

Experience: 

• 6-8 years of experience in Payroll with processing end to end payroll for multiple countries with more than 1500 employees total. Exposure to taxation, audit and compliance would be a plus.

Competencies: 

• Strong payroll team management, stakeholder management and communication skills. Strong leadership and engagement. 

• High level analytical and problem solving capability. 

• Strong process management and business process analysis competencies and demonstrated ability to support complex HR/Payroll models.

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