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Global Payroll Manager

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    Chantelle Mifsud

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    9 months ago

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    29 Oct 00:00

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    Chantelle Mifsud

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A global Legal, Payroll and Tax consultancy is currently looking for a payroll manager who will be leading a team of people and reporting directly to the director of accounts.  

Job Description 

  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of monthly payroll for clients working around the world; review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all social security, tax and other special payroll deductions, as per instructions and training for each region. 
  • Maintains payroll staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.  
  • Maintains payroll staff job results by counselling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.  
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.  
  • Providing payroll consulting and answering bespoke client queries. 
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions. 
  • Responsible for the coordination efforts between payroll, legal, budget and other departments to ensure proper flow and maintenance of data.  
  • Handle the administration of the electronic timekeeping system, including creation and checking of monthly payslips. 
  • Responsible for the establishment /maintenance of client times records; ensuring that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; review changes for proper authorization and adherence to company policy including compliance with federal/state/local regulations. 
  • Involvement and active participation in internal meetings and training/ workshops. 

Job Requirements 

  • Having achieved a First Class in an Associate Degree (specifically; either Business Administration/Accounting & Finance).
  • 3 years’ experience in Global Payroll.
  • The successful candidate can be a qualified accountant (ACCA / CIMA or equivalent), but not essential.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.  
  • Keen eye for detail, meticulous in approach.  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.  
  • Exceptional people management skills.  
  • Ability to emphasize Excellence. 
  • Strong skills using and understanding the flow of transactions in Excel and a keen interest to learn an integrated and automated payroll accounting system.  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.  
  • Excellent problem solving/judgment skills, and high level of attention to detail and accuracy.  
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines. 
  •  Language Skills – in addition to a high level of proficiency in spoken and written English, the successful Candidate will be comfortable in the spoken form of another European language. German or French is preferred.