EMEA Payroll Governance & Transformation Lead

City of London, England
£85000 - £90000 per annum
17 Oct 2020
14 Nov 2020
John O'Brien
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

EMEA Payroll Governance & Tansformaion Lead £85k to £90k + Bonus - City

A leading global Professional Services Property firm seek an experienced EMEA Payroll Professional who has a wealth of experience in Governance, Strategy and Transformation.

Reporting directly into the Global HR Director this role is seen as a critical hire and has a seat at the table.

This is also a brand new role so has that blank canvass appeal.

Payroll Transformation:

Own the EMEA Payroll roadmap, aligning to Global principles and framework

Drive delivery of EMEA Payroll transformation across the region

Payroll project support for any transition or integration projects

Support in the design of the time and attendance strategy and roadmap for the EMEA Region

Ensure payroll change is delivered in line with governance frameworks

Ensure the payroll change playbook is reviewed and updated following project delivery ensuring continued reflection of best practice

Vendor Management:

Monitor Payroll Service Levels with payroll vendor across all

Tracks country payroll issues for commonality and delivers on solutions

Approves Invoices with country and maintains regional spend summary and billing occurs as per the contract.

Conducts required audits against Vendor contracts, including set up of any required privacy compliance, data protection or other changes that may be regulatorily required.

Reviews any change requests

Review and monitor any Vendor Action Plans in place, escalating as needed

Maintain subject matter expertise and oversight of the payroll vendor marketplace across the region


Functional day to day Business Owner for Payroll and Leave Management

Payroll Processing escalation point for processing issues, works across Vendor and CBRE stakeholders

Defines business problems and works with relevant subject matter experts

Supports in country People Operations teams with improving processes and streamlining manual processes and implementing standard policies. Implements internal SLA's with People and Finance.

Works with Countries and Finance Partners to approve payroll calendars and have signed off by Vendor

Represents the Payroll interest to regional change projects that have a payroll impact, e.g. Finance or Treasury-led change

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