Senior Global Payroll Specialist

Our Client is seeking a professional, energetic and detail oriented individual to fill a Payroll Senior position within our Baltimore office.

The Senior Payroll Specialist reports to the Payroll Manager and will be responsible for processing and reviewing all US bi-weekly payroll, along with processing and review of the monthly payrolls within the UK and Singapore. The Senior Payroll Specialist will ensure pay is processed on time and accurately.

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Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Utilize, maintain and manage the current ADP Workforce Now payroll system
  • Assist with the future adoption of the Workday payroll system
  • Assist with the payroll entry and review process for 700+ US, UK and Singapore colleagues
  • Coordinate with Human Resources to ensure accuracy of earnings and deductions including taxable fringe benefits and garnishments
  • Prepare/finalize monthly, quarterly, and annual payroll metric reports, annual compensation statements, and annual surveys
  • Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures as necessary
  • Maintain and organize payroll records in compliance with established retention policies
  • Direct the preparation of multi state/local payroll taxes, ensuring that payroll tax filings are timely and accurate
  • Verify accuracy of all GL and tax codes within payroll
  • Prepare payroll Journal Entries
  • Review monthly payroll reconciliations
  • Process, maintain and resolve all items related to Federal, State and local payroll taxes in a timely manner
  • Prepare annual workers compensation insurance analysis
  • Review year end payroll processing including creation of W2s/W2cs
  • Respond to payroll requests from colleagues, managers, auditors and vendors
  • Review workflows and implement streamlining measures
  • Remain current with professional knowledge
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience with Payroll Software (exposure to ADP Workforce Now and Workday a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administrations, Human Resources or related field preferred
  • Understanding of multi-state payroll processing, including tax and other regulatory reporting requirements
  • Experience processing UK payroll a plus
  • Experience processing transactions related to equity compensation, stock options and deferred compensation
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office
  • Maintain colleague confidence and protect payroll operations by illustrating tact, discretion, and good judgement in handling sensitive and confidential information
  • Positive attitude and ability to interact well with others
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • CPP Certification a plus
Location
MD
Position Id
201089
Date Posted
3/10/2021
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