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Payroll Operations Manager Poland

Safeguard Global

Safeguard Global

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Posted on Monday, February 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Safeguard Global, our vision is to forever transform the way people work around the world. We are a leading HR and Payroll outsourcing company on a mission to equip our clients to adapt to an ever-shifting global market. With over 900 clients and across 15 global offices, we enable organizations to hire, onboard and pay employees in more than 165 countries. Whether it is helping companies become multi-national powerhouses or taking care of payroll for organizations as they expand, Safeguard Global is here to help.

Role overview:

The Payroll Operations Manager will oversee the payroll department for our Dutch payroll operations handling several models of Payroll delivery from a Local perspective. You will ensure country payroll teams perform the scope of work effectively while delivering exceptional service to existing and future customers. This role provides a great opportunity to coach and develop a high performing payroll team, identify, and implement new business processes, and leverage automation. We are seeking a results-oriented, problem solver who is committed to delivering our services timely and accurately.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage end-to-end country payroll operations, oversee workstreams & schedule to ensure the timely preparation of payroll information, for the existing payroll models.
  • Liaising with Management to make decisions for operational activities and to set strategic goals
  • Identify ways to increase efficiency across the department and to facilitate accelerating development and long-term success
  • Planning and monitoring the day-to-day running of payroll operations to ensure smooth progress
  • Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analysing, and interpreting data and metrics
  • Oversee customer support processes and organize them to enhance customer satisfaction
  • Develop and implement best practices, key performance indicators and SLA metrics for the team
  • Ensure that the payroll team is engaged in their work, effectively manages their performance and supports the team in their professional development
  • Support and Influence Operations, while establishing relationships with key players, like the Labour Consultant, Regional Operations Director, Head of Finance, Human Resources Director, etc.
  • Ensure Global Compliance and Governance are applied:
  • Internal Audits - support all internal and external audit requests (technology and process audits)
  • Implement standard SLA commitments and other operational metrics to monitor Payroll Service.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • 7+ years of experience specific to Payroll with Global payroll exposure
  • Dutch and fluent English
  • Knowledge and experience with Dutch payroll processes
  • 3+ years Experience and Knowledge of leading payroll with a high level of local needs
  • Extremely data-driven and can drive big picture to the ground level
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Strong understanding of interdependencies with cross functional stakeholders (equity, tax, accounting, legal, compensation, benefits)
  • Excellent prioritization skills: Ability to work in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment by prioritizing situations which require a sense of urgency
  • Comfort with ambiguity and ability to use sound judgment to drive complex issues to resolution and influence to achieve results

Why become a Guardian:

We are committed to building a company that empowers individuals from diverse backgrounds and values diversity of thought as a beacon for performance

  • International Environment: Our teams are borderless. Interact, collaborate, discover cultures, and expand your personal network beyond your country.
  • 🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Our Culture : We are nurturing a workplace where everything you do is in harmony with who you are. Where your ideas will always find their way to our leaders, and your contribution recognized.
  • Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): As a fellow Guardian, you will decide when, how and where you work best. We value results, not working hours.
  • Learning: Even though perfection is impossible to reach, we support everyone striving towards it by providing you access to 2 learning platforms. Learn at your own pace, as much and whatever you need.
  • Valuable Experience: Wherever you go, challenges will await you. At Safeguard Global you will find the “right” challenges to hone you into the ultimate professional.

At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians.