Payroll Configuration Specialist

  • Publication date:

    02 October 2022
  • Workload:

  • Contract:

    Unlimited employment
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Payroll Configuration Specialist

Job Summary:

The Payroll Configuration Specialist will be part of a team providing active support for managing the configuration and maintenance of the payroll consolidation system for EMEA countries.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Supports the payroll harmonization project on behalf of the HR People Services - Payroll team.
  • Ensures a smooth project implementation and answers specific related queries.
  • Liaises with peers to ensure data accuracy, as well as with the payroll providers and local markets.
  • Adjusts the system configuration to process payroll consolidation.

- Acts as a point of contact between the Payroll team, local markets and external providers to facilitate communication between project stakeholders.

  • Ensures high quality and compliance with the Payroll & Benefits Operations strategy for EMEA.
  • Respects project deadlines and deliverables.

- Performs other duties as assigned by the EMEA Payroll group.

Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Applic8 or equivalent payroll system.
  • Strong technical skills linked to payroll activities (reports, reconciliations, system configuration).

- Excellent organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail and a multi-task orientation.

- Knowledge of payroll system specifics (entries, alternates, accounting, financial reports) will be a plus.

- Demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders from different locations (culturally diverse environment).

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, well developed team-spirit.
  • Minimum 2 years of proven payroll and/or HR system configuration experience in the international environment.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Problem solving attitude and analytical skills (project management skills will be a plus)
  • Time flexibility - meetings and calls may be organized in various global time zones.
  • Excellent IT proficiency in MS Office, HR Systems, Applic8 or equivalent.
  • Ability to learn rapidly and easily a new payroll system.
  • High sense of confidentiality is a must.
  • Fluency in English; any additional language (especially French) will be a plus.

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