Senior Payroll Specialist EMEA

Sherwin-Williams
Job Overview
Summary:
  • Responsible for all the multi-country payroll activities in the company
  • Ensuring all data is timely and accurately provided to the outsourced vendor
  • Demonstrate a strong knowledge of EMEAI and UK payroll practices and processes
  • Processing of the payroll data in accordance with the prescribed timetables
  • The Company's Senior EMEAI payroll specialist objectives are to ensure the vendor makes accurate and timely payments to all employees, makes payroll deductions for taxes, statutory payments, benefits, and other items to respective parties
  • Responsible for performing a standard set of internal controls over EMEAI region payroll processes to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial data related to the payroll function, the protection of company assets, and the privacy of employee data
  • Responsible for making certain the company is in compliance with all current and future payroll laws and regulations for each country within the region
  • The Senior Payroll Specialist should also demonstrate some payroll transition/implementation skills and knowledge/experience to support the Regional manager, EMEAI Payroll and the project team deliver a successful, payroll and time and attendance transition/implementation projects
Responsibilities:
  • Perform the day to day payroll processing activities
  • Ensure the vendors make accurate and timely preparation of earnings statements and payment of wages for the employees in the countries assigned
  • Follow payroll-related compliance and controls
  • Resolve level payroll problems and investigate any discrepancy
  • Respond to all internal and external inquiries on payroll related issues, social insurance, and taxation
  • Identify and present solutions for continuous process improvement and take training, workshops and knowledge sessions quarterly, at a minimum
  • Build and foster "customer" relationships with key business partners, both internal and external
  • Responsible for payroll audits, internal and external agencies in collaboration with correct stakeholder
  • Responsible to bring to the immediate attention of the Regional Manager, EMEAI Payroll any identified payroll or compliance issues
  • Identify and execute payroll process improvements
  • Document and maintain payroll procedures manual
  • Able to partner, collaborate and support all key stakeholders, customer, local and Global Payroll Team
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance, business administration, human resources or relevant work experience
  • Multiple year of multi-country related experience with knowledge of all aspects of payroll processes and related systems, including garnishments, benefits, taxes, social security, local legislations, time & attendance collection preferred
  • Payroll transition and implementation experience
  • Teamwork and collaboration oriented with a commitment to excellence
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change and re-engineer processes
  • Organised, self motivated, detail oriented, and able to shift priorities
  • Capability to synthesise and analyse information quickly and make informed decisions
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Advanced english, written and verbal
  • A demonstrated understanding of all aspects of multi-country payroll processes and related systems; including, but not limited to, benefits, taxes, social security and time and attendance collection
  • The ability to review regulatory publications, understand technical terminology and easily determine the effect pending and/or newly enacted legislation will have on current department procedures
Preferred:
  • CPA, BF or comparable
  • Payroll certifications preferred
  • Ideally educated to A-level or hold
  • NVQ in business, finance or administration
  • Project management or system implementation experience
  • Microsoft knowledge
Job Detail
  • ExperienceSee requirements
  • QualificationsBachelor's degree in accounting/finance or business administration, human resources or relevant work experience
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