Payroll systems consultant

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Responsibilities

Consultant Payroll Production Processing

Primary Responsibility:

This position is responsible for supporting the Payroll and Time processing activities relating to International. The specific responsibilities include performing analytical audits of the pay cycles and vendor interface files to ensure both aspects of timeliness and accuracy are achieved in processing all employee payments. Additionally, this position will actively participate as the primary support for all testing of system or processing upgrades, enhancements and changes as they are developed in the due course of business activities. This position will interact on a regular basis with internal company HR, Benefit, Finance, Internal Audit, Legal, Labor Relations, and external vendor managing various payroll functional processes and provide support to the Manager International. This position serves as the subject matter expert for the processes they support, having a complete understanding of the process for the function in addition how this process integrates with the overall end-to-end payroll processing.

Scope of responsibilities include but is not limited to the following:

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Serve as technical lead for international team on the implementation of a global time reporting system.
  • Provide technical support to the International team as well as provide guidance on technical issues based on significant quantitative and qualitative analysis. Drive standardization across Verizon as related to pay and or time processing as applicable.
  • Drive improvement opportunities for their work stream and work closely with either the internal team or service providers (as applicable) to ensure improvement opportunities are implemented.
  • Assist in assessing the services delivered by the service providers (as applicable) and validating that performance metrics established by service level agreements are met as applicable.
  • Undertake projects and provide guidance on project related issues as needed. Leads training and skills development initiatives as a Subject Matter Expert.
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and controls (e.g., Security, Disaster Recovery, Sarbanes Oxley and local entity or country compliance).
  • Work with the international team to ensure all new projects/applications are being accounted for.
  • Maintain certification or number of training hours per year in technical area they are responsible for supporting.

General

  • Perform training and provides assistance in developing process documentation.
  • Lead administrative staff to perform employee transactional payment updates within the Payroll system.
  • Provide support to Payroll systems team relating to project development testing efforts, develop and maintain test scenarios and scripts.
  • Ability to identify and communicate process improvements as identified in the normal performance of daily functional activities.
  • Cooperatively interact with peers in HR, Benefits, and Benefit vendors to resolve employee questions/issues.
  • Serve as a mentor to the Administrator/Analyst and Sr. Analyst positions.

Qualifications

Skills Required

  • Experience with International Payroll processing and Time Reporting
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to lead diverse team.
  • Strong experience with PeopleSoft HRMS and Payroll processing responsibilities and system applications. Specifically in the area of Payroll Operations and employee data maintenance.
  • Strong experience with end-to-end payroll processing requirements.
  • Understanding of year end processing procedures and payroll rules.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Very strong Customer Service skills desirable (both oral and written).
  • Finance Operations such as Payroll experience desirable.
  • Knowledgeable on Core HR and Payroll data elements.
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills.
  • General understanding of required compliance with legal, regulatory, and financial requirements governing functional tasks and activities.

Attributes Required

  • Possess knowledge of payroll practices, policies and procedures
  • Flexible scheduling to meet processing demands, as required
  • Results oriented, strong sense of urgency, proactive
  • Good quantitative, organizational and analytical skills
  • Possesses very good communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Ability to communicate to Supervisor and Manager levels
  • Ability to manage multiple functions simultaneously
  • Team oriented individual who interacts and supports team members, team building
  • Ability to manage large work volumes, show flexibility, adapt easily to change

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Experience in HRMS/Payroll Processing/Timekeeping system applications
  • Education – Bachelor’s degree required, CPP or FPC, desirable.
 

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