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Requisition ID:  11630

Payroll Manager


The Payroll Manager will oversee and supervise the organisation’s payroll function ensuring payroll is processed on time, accurately and in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements

Role Accountabilities

•    Lead and manage a team responsible for Payroll processing, Employee Taxation & Compliance, Governance & Audits.
•    Ensure and develop standard operating procedures. Initiate reviews on payroll processes and analyse gaps for improvements, using metrices to set goals and achieve performance objectives. Audit data regularly to ensure high level of accuracy.
•    Ensure agreed service level agreements are being met by payroll team members.
•    Oversee outsourced payroll service providers and ensure that they routinely document and update the company’s payroll procedures.
•    Oversee payroll system enhancements. 
•    Ensure company complies with all statutory and regulatory requirements.
•    Support the team with payroll transaction activities.
•    Main point of contact for all HR audits (internal or external) 
•    Liaise with DPO, legal and HRBPs to ensure data compliance which includes regulated data protection plan.
•    Ensure data integrity, control and compliance in payroll transactions.
•    Provide management oversight to team members.  
•    Partner HRBPs, Specialist Teams and HRIS team to ensure effective and efficient use of technology and process improvements.
•    Work on the Global Payroll Consolidation Project to standardize the payroll systems and processes globally.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Degree holder with at least 5 years of payroll-related experience with strong process mindset and system knowledge.
•    Deep understanding of operational risks and competence in identifying and implementing controls to mitigate such risks.
•    Ability to work with minimal guidance/direction, serves as escalation point and decision maker on exception requests.
•    Strong knowledge in taxation, statutory deliverables and labour regulations in a multi country payroll environment.
•    Collaborative work style with a focus on providing exception services to our internal stakeholders.