FHI 360

Payroll Administrator II, Durham, USA

FHI 360

Job Description

Job Summary: Payroll Administer position will report to the Associate Director, Global Payroll providing tactical support to the payroll function and may represent the work of the group to more senior levels of management. This is a high-value position that requires a strong level of payroll knowledge and professionalism. Payroll Administer position will partner with many functions within the organization. Duties include but not limited to: Accountabilities:
  • Participate in variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, policies, and regulatory guidelines.

  • Represent increasing levels of responsibility, increased interaction and resolve issues with key executive stakeholders internally and externally without the need for higher management engagement.

  • Responsible for identifying and implementing continuous improvements to payroll processes; create and review payroll policies, key financial controls and procedures.

  • Maintain and adhere to standard operating procedures, metrics and benchmarking.

  • Ensure compliance with domestic and international payroll tax requirements, labor laws and record keeping regulations.

  • Manage preparation of relevant and requested management reports and audit requests.

  • Review and approve international payroll reports and journal entries; manage responses to accounting and general ledger inquiries and issues.

  • Ensure confidentiality and security of payroll files, systems and reports in compliance with various governmental regulations.

Applied Knowledge & Skills:
  • Previous experience with multiple country payrolls and/or global payroll implementation(s).

  • Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures with payroll functions and payroll systems.

  • Strong knowledge of global, federal and state employment laws with processing payroll activities.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite, with a mastery in Excel for use in data reconciliation. Experience with Workday and/or other Payroll systems a plus.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, identify errors and prepare reports.

Problem Solving & Impact:
  • Works on complex problems that require analysis of situation or data and a review of identifiable factors.

  • Exercises judgment within defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining results.

  • Decisions made generally affect own job or specific functional area.

Supervision Given/Received:
  • Provides guidance to support personnel to achieve goals. Acts as team lead.

  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments.

  • Provides reports and makes recommendations to management to make business decisions.

  • Typically reports to a Associate Director.

  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent.

  • Typically requires 3-5 years of experience with payroll practices and payroll systems.

  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.

  • Working experience with Workday HRIS system preferred.

  • Prior work experience in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

  • Requires multiple country payroll and global payroll implementation experience

  • Experience with Government Contracting or Not-For-Profit organization preferred.

  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices. Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.

Typical Physical Demands:
  • Typical office environment. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; ability to lift 5-50 lbs.

Technology to be Used:
  • Personal Computer, Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), e-mail, telephone, printer, calculator, copier, cell phones, PDAs and other hand held devices.

Travel Requirements:
  • Less than 10%

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time. FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself. FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law. FHI 360 United States Raleigh, United States
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