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Location: BUDAPEST Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3043822

Our client, a Swiss-based company with a significant global presence, is currently looking for a Global Payroll Services Expert to join their dynamic team in Budapest.

Why it is a good opportunity for you:
• A fast-growing international business environment
• Being part of a young and enthusiastic team
• Development opportunities and possibility to grow within the company
• A pleasant and modern working environment
• A competitive remuneration package
• New professional challenge
• Swiss company
• Committee for those employees who would like to participate in projects
• Travelling opportunities

What you will be doing:

• Manage the team of payroll managers across all the geographies and ensure accurate payroll for all employees in the company
• Oversee statutory reporting and business controls reporting related to payroll
• Enable successful co-ordination of Payroll, Human Resources, and Finance
• Provide expertise to identify issues, develop action plans, and test any system upgrades or fixes with the ERP team
• Oversee company wide audits including payroll register, general ledger, master file, 401(k) reporting, garnishments, tax withholdings, exercised stock options and benefit deductions
• Develop a global payroll policy aligning to the company’s strategic objectives
• Governance of payroll policy to ensure site adherence
• Own the payroll process and policy documentation and ensure it is up-to-date and shared within knowledge management
• Ensure compliance to the regulatory norms and audit requirements
• Act as escalation point for Tier 2 and Global Payroll Managers as required
• Manage a global governance forum and network of regional payroll champions to address such items as issue escalations, solutioning and SLA reviews.
• Work closely with HR to inform, seek feedback and update payroll policies and performance
• Ensure payroll team performance results in a consistent customer experience
• Establish and manage vendor relations and service delivery through defined service level agreements and key performance indicators
• Monitor vendor performance through periodic service performance reviews in order to assure compliance with service level agreements and continuous improvement of the service.
• Identification and roll-out of process improvement as opportunities are identified
• Update policies to reflect the changes in company’s requirements and regulatory requirements
• Manage and oversee payroll operational budget including vendor costs
• Provide cost and resource requirements for payroll optimization initiatives such as automation to senior management
• Assess the current status of automation of payroll systems across the geographies and engage with vendors to enhance automation of payroll system where possible to achieve best value for the company
• Ensure procedural and policy knowledge base including 3rd party hand-offs is defined and maintained

Requirements that make you the best candidate:
• Higher education (Bachelor’s/Master’s degree) in Human Resources or related field
• Local language mandatory, fluent English preferred
• Minimum 8-10 years experience in global payroll related positions including supervisory experience
• Computer Literacy (MS Office, advanced Excel)
• Extensive knowledge of employment law, social security and income tax regulations.
• Proficiency in SuccessFactors EC

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