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US Payroll - Director

Company: World Networking Services Inc
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Jersey City
Salary: Market

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop the overall payroll strategy, partnering with the VP, HR Shared Services and other HR Shared Services leaders, focusing on both the client and the costs.
  • Focus on strategic themes of client centric (one stop shop), continuous improvement, simplification, and automation.
  • Manage day to day operations of the Payroll team, including payroll processing, data accuracy, support of the call center inquiries, and legislative payroll, finance, tax, and treasury compliance.
  • When errors or issues arise, it is critical that the VPPS conduct a root-cause-analysis, identify the factors that led to the issue, and take steps to eliminate or mitigate those occurrences of those factors.
  • Manage vendor relationships as an extension of the team.
  • Partner with VP, HRSS and Procurement to negotiate contract renewals producing the best results with the lowest possible costs.
  • Develop and evaluate measurements and metrics to gauge effectiveness of the processes and systems.
  • Ensure SLAs are adhered to and create plans to address trends and issues.
  • Establish a high performing team and lead a culture of accountability that ensures delivery of timely, quality services and meets Service Level Agreements.
  • Plan and manage workforce planning, schedules, headcount and structure. Recommend team structure and budget requirements.
  • Monitor quality and timeliness of work and provide constructive and timely feedback.
  • Lead compliance efforts through SOX, Corporate Audits, and external audits.
  • Lead the due diligence on M&A deals.
  • Identify issues and implement solutions by working directly with the HR team, the deal team, and our outsourced/vendor partners. Lead the team delivery project plan to ensure accurate programming and data and quick resolution of issues.
  • Coordinate and deliver transition services for all operational services and training and communication.
  • May perform other duties/responsibilities as needed or assigned.
  • Travel may be required approximately 10% domestically for purposes of training, meetings, and/or working sessions. Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor s degree or equivalent experience.
    • Preferred 10+ years of Payroll experience, of which at least 5 are leading a Payroll function.
    • Expert knowledge of US payroll laws and other legal requirements related to administration.
    • Certified Payroll Professional certification required.
    • Experience setting strategy, focusing on costs and process efficiency.
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead projects, on time and on budget Ability to manage multiple vendors, contracts, SLAs, and open issues log.
    • Proven ability to maintain a high level of discretion with confidential material Proficient written and oral communication skills Demonstrable ability to have a positive and productive interaction with senior management.
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines and multiple priorities. WORLD NETWORKING SERVICES Recruitment without boundaries.

Keywords: World Networking Services Inc, Jersey City , US Payroll - Director, Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

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