As a Payroll Team Leader you will lead an international payroll team, responsible for salaries of employees in multiple countries.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Scope of responsibilities in payroll area for the respective pod (team):
Oversee the payroll cycle,
Manage daily workload and team task allocation, particularly critical during payroll cycle
Ensure that all payroll required activities are completed on time leading to a timely payroll payment - based on the payroll checklist
Proactive anticipation and identification of payroll cycle issues/showstoppers
Provide process SME support to team members to help handle payroll issues and their queries
Prepare monthly checklist and manage update of checklist during the payroll cycle
Intra month tracking of SL/KPI shortfalls
Act as Point of Contact for APAC Payroll Team for the respective pod and handle escalations in accordance with escalation matrix
Contribute to new project definition by providing consultative input in subject matter expertise area
Ensure team is trained on all process changes
Participate in recruitment process for the payroll team member i.e. Interview candidates
Manage team's availability - holiday coverage, sickness back-up, payroll payment coverage etc.
Provide feedback and appraisal to the team
Ensure IBM requirements compliance and audit readiness
Approve vacation, overtime and time in lieu for the team
Approve timesheets for the team
Ensure team's time is claimed accurately and timely
What we offer you:
Extensive benefits package (Multisport, OK System, private medical healthcare, life insurance, cinema tickets)
An induction training that will allow you to smoothly transition into your new role - you will receive training from your colleagues to help you land in your job and you'll also act as a trainer for assigned trainer-delivered, workshadow or recurring courses
Learning: the opportunity to learn and grow your expertise taking part in trainingsand language courses - global communication: want to improve your language skills? We will invest in you!
Flexibility: employee development matters to us, that's why every vacancy is open for internal recruitment
Diversity: different nationalities united in one team
Teamwork: no one is left behind! You will back-up team members when the circumstances require extra support. We are a connected team that flows.
Innovation: we keep the knowledge of processes and country specific information up to date by attending recurring courses or any other training activities as well as using existing documentation. Do you have any ideas for improvements? We want to hear them!
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Previous strong experience in Payroll operations (at least 2 years)
Previous experience in operational team leading (at least 1 year)
High interpersonal and communication skills (ability to present complex issues or concepts in a clear and structured way, ability to influence the audience)
Excellent analytical skills - ability to process large amount of data from miscellaneous sources to support well informed decision
Outstanding work organization, prioritization and ability to work under high time pressure to deliver to tight deadlines
Ability to oversee, manage and motivate team for the achievement of defined goals
Fluent command of English
Ability to generate process improvement ideas
Ability to cope with different situations, different requirements, uncertainty and pressure of time
Good knowledge and practice in using MS Office, in particular MS Excel
Accuracy and attention to details
Attitude to view problems as issues to be solved rather than obstacles
Strong work ethic (integrity, open mind, quality of work
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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