Payroll Analyst (75470) operational and project role

Payroll Analyst - operational and project role

Flint is a provider of professional services including: Specialist Consultancy, Managed Services Specialist Resourcing to the telecommunications and IT sectors.

For our client we are currently looking for:

Payroll Analyst - operational and project role

Our payroll team looks after the payroll needs of all Cisco countries across our EMEAR region. Payroll Team manages or directly runs the accurate and timely payments for over 13,000 employees in over 60 countries. This gives professionals in the team a chance to gain significant exposure to the payroll practices in many different countries.

What You'll Do

Responsible for End to End payroll process for one/several markets/countries in EMEAR in an in-house payroll processing or outsourced to local vendor & be part of the global payroll transformation project (shared responsibilities). For specific countries you would be assigned to, you will be responsible for:

● Reviewing and controlling Process all payroll related payments to employees, Tax Authorities and Social Security Office
● Compliance & Employee Support
● Process all payroll related journal entries into the general ledger
● Prepare monthly tax returns for wage taxes
● Single point of contact for the business partners (i.e. - HR and Finance)
● Financial Analysis and planning: able to calculate impacts of law changes in term of social security, benefits, tax wages
● We also need ad hoc support with a huge transformation project of Cisco Payroll system and process as well as change of input system (change from home grown HR system to Workday). Tier 2 – payroll process outsourced to a vendor. We currently transition over 30 countries into EY as the preferred vendor. As the next phase, we plan automation between Workday (new HR system) and EY payroll system for 74 countries worldwide (in EMEAR, APJGC and LATAM).

In this project we need:
a. Good knowledge of Workday as an EY system
b. Project management/coordination experience in getting countries ready to transition to the new vendor
c. Payroll and or finance knowledge
d. Testing /data comparison / analysis
e. HR system (Workday) and Payroll System (EY system) integration support

MUST HAVE skills:

● Requires Bachelor’s degree
● At least 3+ years of payroll experience with multi country support or equivalent experience in the areas of customer service, human resources, benefits administration, financial institution, application support or other relevant work experience
●Professional written and verbal communication skills in English (Swedish, Danish, Finish also advantageous - although not critical)
● Intermediate to advanced level Excel skills including the ability to manipulate data accurately and the ability to create meaningful reports
● Experience at turning raw data into meaningful reports for different audiences
● Hands-on experience of data entry and data validation with an ability to carry such tasks out with a high level of discipline and accuracy
● Experience at being part of the payroll improvement projects
● Excellent organizational and time management skills
● Attention to detail
● Must possess critical thinking skills and enjoy problem solving
● A comfort level with change, the ability to adapt to change and the ability to recover quickly from adversity
● Be a self-starter who can prioritize tasks and manage deadlines
● Positive/can do attitude
● Proactiveness and teamwork disposition
● Good judgment and confidentiality

Desired Skills

● Experience with any payroll system and Workday as HR system, Oracle
● Project Management and system implementation support experience
● Experience in payroll for Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg
● 4-year experience of working in Payroll (working with different payroll vendors and on multiple countries) is also a plus
● System testing and data analysis experience
● Problem solving
● System integration support experience is a huge plus
● Experience in accounting on basic to intermediate level
● Payroll qualifications recognized in the relevant country
● Meets challenging deadlines under pressure and balance multiple priorities
● Partnering skills - with the payroll stakeholders such as HR or Finance
● Sense of urgency and ownership; self-motivation to take on new challenges
● Eager to learn new processes and be part of the improvement projects
● Stakeholder relationship management



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