Global Payroll Operations Manager

City of London, England
£95000 - £105000 per annum
29 Mar 2021
26 Apr 2021
John O'Brien
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time

Global Payroll Operations Manager - £95k to £105k + Bonus - City

A global leading investment firm seek an experienced Global Payroll Operations Manager to head up their well established payroll offering.

This is a critical role for the firm and the successful individual will need to display the following skill set.

The role:

  • You will be the subject matter expert for the entire international payroll and benefits offering.
  • You will have a wealth of experience is supervising/managing a successful team across the international space and take pride in nurturing and developing talent through careful mentorship.
  • You will have experience in identifying process improvements(Governance), systems implementation and identifying areas of risk.
  • You will have experience is developing controls and frameworks to cover risk within the UK, EMEA and APAC.
  • Must have a wealth of experience within the EMEA and APAC regions in particular.
  • Strong vendor management, making sure that the service you receive is in line with the SLA's that have been agreed.
  • Experience in making vendors accountable and have a true understanding of what they can and can't offer.
  • Develop and monitor procedures for the preparation, documentation and disbursement of all payroll remittances, payroll taxes, and employee benefits.
  • Review and audit payroll prepared by staff and third-party providers to ensure compliance with corporate policies, tax requirements, statutory regulations, and GAAP.
  • Monitor, evaluate and manage changing legal, tax and regulatory demands and their effects on processes and procedures.
  • Primary lead to manage third-party service provider to ensure effective and efficient operations aligned to deliverables for associates and other clients.
  • Administer and manage long-term incentive (LTI) plans in coordination with Tax, Legal, Human Resources, and Managed Service Providers.

Skills required:

  • Experienced in leading an international payroll function and related reporting functions
  • Managing the payroll functions across multiple countries in both the EMEA and APAC
  • Experienced in using Workday/Oracle would be beneficial
  • Vendor management and third party provider management (Benefits Brokers)
  • Proven experience in managing projects that need thorough change management
  • Strong business partner internal/external paying particular attention to senior stakeholders
  • Confident in standing your ground and getting your point across
  • Strong management skillset who can demonstrate development of talent
  • Strong experience dealing with streamlining and implementing new systems and procedures
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • The ability to control a room (looking at the bigger picture)
  • Experience of working in an effective global matrix environment

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