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GEO Payroll Manager -Americas

Safeguard Global

Safeguard Global

Accounting & Finance
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

How would you like to team up with colleagues from the Americas, Europe, and Asia? We have a ‘work in any way model’ which encourages you to break free from the norm. Choose your own style of delivering results by becoming a Guardian at Safeguard Global.

This Role in a Nutshell:

The Payroll Operation Manager - Americas will be a leader of leader role will oversee the payroll for Americas .Responsible for handling several models of payroll delivery from 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 hihigh-performingayroll 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 partner team Compliance , HR, Finance, Supply chain, Client experience .

  • Ensure Global Compliance and Governance is adhered .

  • 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:

  • 8+ years of experience specific to Payroll with Global payroll exposure

  • Knowledge and experience with Americas payroll processes

  • 3+ years experience and Knowledge of leading payroll teams.

  • Extremely data-driven and can drive big picture to the ground level

  • Strong Project Management skills

  • Strong understanding of interdependencies with cross functional stakeholders ( tax, finance, 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:

🌎 International Environment: Grow your network internationally and collaborate across the world. Interact, discover cultures, and tap into local expertise.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Our Culture: We emphasize the human factor in everything we do. We’re proud of our nurturing culture. A culture where your ideas will always find their way to our leaders, and your contribution recognized.

🕐 Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): We empower you with as much flexibility as possible with how and where you work best. We value results, not working hours.

🕮 Learning: We support your continuous growth by providing access to 2 learning platforms, where you can learn at your own pace.

✨Valuable Experience: There are lots of great reasons to join us, but we’re proud that all Guardians are eligible to join the annual bonus scheme or sales incentive plan.

Who we are and what we do:

Safeguard Global is an international company with multiple offices across the globe. We enable over a thousand organizations to hire, onboard, manage and pay employees in over 165 countries. It's all about the people. We hire the best talent from across the globe, allowing you to learn about new cultures and interact with many different people worldwide.

It's all about the people. First, we hire the best talent from across the globe, thus allowing you to learn about new cultures and interact with many different people worldwide. We also invest in efficient tools and balance a combination of agile technologies, in-depth local market expertise, and excellent service.

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Next Steps:

To apply, please click on the following link. We wish you all the best with your application. Should your application meet the requirements of the position we will be in touch.



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