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Payroll - Executive Director

Location:  Budapest
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  23-Jun-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  857764

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 

 

 

 

 

Let us introduce you the job offer by EY GDS Hungary – a member of the global integrated service delivery center network by EY established in Hungary in 2021.

 

The opportunity

The Payroll Delivery Executive Director role provides subject matter expertise, project leadership, and direction to local Payroll operation teams to ensure our Payroll service is fit for purpose. Opportunity to partner with the Global Payroll engagement teams to drive GDS Payroll delivery initiatives

 

Your key responsibilities

  • Responsible for partnering with the Global Payroll engagement teams to drive GDS Payroll delivery initiatives.

  • Strategic thinking with an emphasis on relationship management and communication at all levels within an organization. Facilitate and coordinate multiple deadlines, create cohesive teams, and respond quickly to management requests.

  • Review delivery of payroll processing service, ensuring the operational aspects of payroll processing and associated activities (including Build to Gross and Gross to Net, Pay processing, Post payroll validation, T&A management and reporting) are accurate and delivered within appropriate timeframes and comply with relevant legislation.

  • Strong understanding in country legislations and be technical advisor for countries and clients

  • Review and monitor for new code setup and monitor legislation changes are included in the processing.

  • Manage payroll system set-up including data migration and transition (on-boarding)

  • Build and manage multi-disciplinary functions (process & technology) that can successfully operationalize the end to end engagement lifecycle of the Finance and Accounting operations.

  • Strong understanding and proven abilities of executing Global Payroll industry standards and market landscape that will determine the value proposition and competitive advantage for the shared service hub.

  • Actively work with GDS Payroll Leader and internal team members in identifying and implementing the process standardization, simplification and automation opportunities, and act as a mentor/support for the GDS teams.

  • Coach, mentor, train and coordinate the activities of the team

  • Manage the application and monitoring of the Hub’s methodology framework, principles, and delegations

  • Effective work planning and capacity utilization to manage an efficient service delivery

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Skills and attributes for success

  • Previous experience in handling end to end multi-country payroll processing, high volume payroll and multiple clients payroll

  • Exposure to multi-country payroll and payroll lifecycle in a Client service environment

  • Should be an Expert in understanding the payroll compliance, rules and legislations in a multi-country environment and with up to date knowledge

  • Knowledge and hands on experience in Statutory and Pension contribution management

  • Experience in developing cross functional teams in a multi-disciplinary practice and ability to lead a team of experienced professionals.

  • Good understanding of the Technology enablers and supporting trends around data modelling, Cloud architecture, Robotics (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

  • Driven operational excellence by adopting a continuous improvement mindset, lean six sigma, process efficiencies and ability to effectively implement change management.

  • Proven ownership of delivering on strategic projects

  • Expert numeracy skills, attention to detail and accuracy

  • Hands on experience on functional and product capabilities of ERPs like SAP, Oracle or Workday.

  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Good Project management skills

  • Quality \ operational excellence understanding and hands on experience.

  • Strong client and stakeholder management skills

 

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Graduate with overall around 10 years of experience in multi-country Payroll

  • A Payroll certification will be advantage

  • Project Management knowledge

  • Quality – Lean and six sigma knowledge and quality driven person

  • Exposure to multi-country payroll in a Client service environment 

  • Expert numeracy skills, attention to detail and accuracy 

  • Proven ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in English in a clear and concise manner

  • Experience in payroll, and the use of a large ERP 

 

What we look for 

We look for candidates with proven experience in people management and strong experience in Payroll management

 

 

What we offer

 

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across seven locations – Poland, Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, the UK and Hungary – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.

 

 

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

 

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

 

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Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

 

EY | Building a better working world

 

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

 

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

 

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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