As EMEA Payroll Specialist, you are responsible for ensuring accurate, timely and efficient administration of payroll processing for multiple countries within the EMEA region, specifically Ireland & UK. This position will be part of our Finance team.
A Day in the Life
Process assigned monthly payrolls, ensuring all employee data changes are accurate and processed timely
Manage external payroll vendor services in EMEA
Work closely with the US Compensation, Payroll and Benefits team in order to ensure timely collection of data
Conduct audits of data, changes and requests that come in to ensure compliance with company policies and and/or other regulations or legislation.
Manage annual returns and other statutory filings as they relate to payroll, payroll taxes and benefits
Reconcile any payroll items, such as monthly, quarterly and annual reports
Work with the GL Team to ensure that all payroll related journals have been accounted for correctly
Promptly respond to inquiries and questions from employees; organise and coordinate payroll clinics for Ireland and Poland
Ensure all restricted stock units (where applicable) information is processed correctly through the relevant country payroll
Prepare payroll documentation
Calculate different sales bonuses for payroll processing
Organise and coordinate new hires onboarding across EMEA
Work with the Payroll Lead on ad-hoc payroll projects to improve employees’ experiences
The ideal candidate:
2 to 4 years experience processing payroll for multiple countries.
Good working knowledge of processing payrolls within a multinational environment with strong experience in Ireland & UK and Poland.
Experience of vendor management and working to/ implementing service level agreements with a proven track record
Strong Excel skills and computer literacy
Desirable but not essential: Experience of global mobility including an awareness of tax and social security implications and requirements for employees on international assignments
Experience with Success Factors and payroll interfaces a plus.
A self-starter, proactive, resilient with a positive, “can do” and “roll-up-the-sleeves” mentality to get the job done.
Strong customer-oriented attitude
Tact, diplomacy and confidentiality
Comfortable with a high-volume workload with the ability to multitask and prioritise as appropriate
Strong drive to deliver a good service and results.
Must have a European/Global mindset; sensitive to cultural diversity.
Minimum: Bachelor’s degree (preferably in HR, accounting or a relevant related field)
Desirable but not essential: Certified Payroll Professional or equivalent.