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Payroll Team Leader

Safeguard Global

Safeguard Global

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Accounting & Finance
Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Job Description:

How would you like to team up with colleagues from the Europe, and Asia? We call ourselves Guardians, and there are over 1800 of us across the world. We understand that each one of our Guardians is unique, each with their own style of working. Our ‘Work in Any Way’ model means you’ll have the freedom to choose where and how you work best.

The role in a nutshell:

As the Team Lead you will be delivering an accurate and timely service to clients, monitoring, developing and motivating your team members, ensuring the team meets productivity, quality and client satisfaction objectives. Team Leads monitor the status of all payrolls within the team, audit for accuracy and compliance with Safeguard Global Key Controls (i.e. SOC1 guidelines). As the Team Lead you will understand the standard Safeguard Global production cycle, and proactively monitor key thresholds, ensuring that client payroll issues are escalated to senior management for intervention prior to deadlines being missed. This includes identification of risk at the functional boundary with Global Operations and/or other stakeholders.

How you will make a difference:

  • Provide strong analytical methods and/or payroll reconciliation capabilities when junior team members bring questions / issues to management attention
  • Able to adevise basic work plans / objectives, and manage oneself in support of corporate improvement projects
  • Adhere to, remain current on, and disseminate current payroll policy, tax regulations and compliance items
  • Increase effectiveness and efficiency through business process improvements
  • Measure productivity of resources, set annual improvement targets, and establish plans to achieve new productivity and accuracy standards
  • Lead / structure routine (regular) team meetings, set priorities and focus efforts daily
  • Communicate with clients when required
  • Plan and lead the execution of Year End efforts for defined client/s
  • Participate in new client implementations as requested
  • The ideal candidate is an experienced payroll professional within the country market, has a proven track record of accurate delivery, and a passion for continuous improvement.

What will give you an advantage:

  • Experience in a Payroll Manager or Senior Consultant role, with experience; processing, auditing and maintaining accurate client payroll records
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal (English) communication skills
  • Ability to understand business needs and translate to requirements
  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Results focused, ability to work tenaciously to overcome obstacles
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to make good decisions based on analysis, experience and judgment
  • Experience in the Payroll and HR Outsourcing field
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel

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.

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

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

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

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Safeguard Global.