Job Profile Summary This position is responsible for all aspects of Europe and Middle East payroll functions.
This includes coordination of monthly payrolls using external providers, maintaining policies and procedures, time and attendance records, overtime and exception time reporting, multi-
country tax maintenance, and stock options recording.
This position also supports the financial and tax accounting aspects of all payroll processes.
In addition, this position prepares and coordinates internal and external audits regarding payroll related, as well as support for special projects on an as needed basis.
Responsibilities Gather, receive, verify, transmit and load all monthly payroll data for the region.
This includes, but is not limited to new hires, leavers, salary changes, cost center changes, overtime, sick pay, maternity pay, retroactive pay, shift differentials, commissions, bonuses, awards, COLA, stock data, taxable fringe benefits and expatriates management.
Maintain internal time reporting process for all exempt and non-exempt employees.
Year-end administration and annual audit responsibility.
Maintain all severance and salary continuation schedules for compliance.
Complete all necessary unemployment and payroll related census data.
Create and maintain SOP manual for payroll processes.
Ensure payment files are processed, or payments manually created as necessary.
Schedule and complete out-of-sequence payrolls, as needed.
Monthly, quarterly and annual payroll taxes and reconciliation.
Design, distribute and communicate annual payroll calendars for the EMEA monthly payrolls.
Primary contact for employees regarding payroll related matters.
Partner with Human Resources and Finance to research and resolve payroll and accounting issues.
Prepare payroll funding requests.
Payroll Accounting & Audits Create and maintain accurate periodic payroll audit reports for compliance and reporting.
Prepare quarterly PTO accrual reports for Finance.
Coordinate configuration changes to the time and attendance platform to create efficiency.
Prepare payroll reconciliations and month end close process.
Prepare schedules and provide support for external auditors during quarterly reviews and the annual audit.
General Support Provide executive management and department managers with payroll reports and ad hoc analysis.
Manage the global commission payment process by ensuring that the approved commission payments are disbursed to the appropriate payroll personnel globally.
Perform special projects, as requested.
Qualification 5+ years of experience in the administration of multistate Payroll systems required.
Experience with Workday preferred.
Bachelor degree required.
Accounting degree a plus Fluent in English and French.
Strong knowledge of accounting and HR concepts Experience with processing multi-country payroll taxes Highly productive with minimal guidance or supervision Must have advanced PC skills (Excel, Word, Outlook) Strong analytical, oral and written communication skills Able to effectively work on a variety of simultaneous assignments within a team environment Demonstrates competence in performing under pressure with attention to detail while maintaining a high level of confidentiality