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Payroll Specialist

Safeguard Global

Safeguard Global

Accounting & Finance
Brazil
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Payroll Specialist

About the company:

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.

As a member of our team, you will have an opportunity to work alongside driven and dedicated individuals while prioritizing client service. From communicating with our global clients, processing client payroll, to day-to-day query management, you will gain an incredible amount of experience and further your own professional abilities through this position. Our team is committed to providing a high-quality work environment that promotes success and team unity.

Job Description:

The Payroll Specialist will be responsible, with support from the payroll analyst’s team, for the service and processing of payroll and related activities for multiple simultaneous customers, highlighting among their daily activities:

  • Processing of all payrolls (Advance, Monthly, Vacation, Termination, etc.);
  • Processing of occasional payroll routines (allowances, sales commission, awards, gratuities; bonuses; stock options, etc.);
  • Manual and batch processing of employee movements (Admission, Leave, Returns, Movements, etc.);
  • Issuance and verification of taxes related to payroll;
  • Calculation of expatriate payroll, including payment in two countries;
  • Validation and transmission of statutory filings;
  • Annual payroll routines;
  • Customer service acting as a specialist in clarifying calculations and payroll routines;
  • Verification of calculations, reports, documents and files generated to be forwarded to customers;
  • Generate and maintain internal control reports, documents and files;
  • Generate and maintain payroll calendars;

The analyst may act internally, among others in the activities of:

  • Identify and implement processes and services improvements;
  • Participate in special internal projects;
  • Perform administrative duties;
  • Follow and act on the escalation matrix;
  • Keep reports and performance metrics up to date;
  • Act as a mentor to the Jr. Payroll Analysts;
  • Represent the best interests of the company.

Experience Requirements:

  • 2-3 years’ experience with payroll processing;
  • Knowledge of labor legislation applied to payroll;
  • Experience in interpreting the Collective Union Agreements and Client Business Rules and their impacts on payroll calculation;
  • Ability to analyze tax issues, related facts and circumstances and recommend solutions;
  • Excellent oral and written communication;
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel;
  • Be self-motivated, able to work under pressure and reach pre-defined goals;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks;
  • Analytical thinking and creativity in the search for innovative solutions;
  • Team player in a hybrid environment, face-to-face / remote (Home Office);
  • Focus on customer service;
  • Knowledge of the TOTVS / Protheus solution is a plus;
  • Intermediate English is a plus;

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.