Payroll Team Leader


  • Pune,Maharashtra
Job Posted : Apr 22nd, 2021

Job Description

  • Start with a project with transition of payroll process from various countries in Asia, IMEA and America into the central, newly established, Global Centre in Pune.
  • Be responsible for conducting payroll processes for various countries, incl. documentation and third-party management (e.g. for gross to net payroll calculations, statutory compliances etc).
  • Responsible for all reporting and reconciliations, Payroll tax updates, including the oversight of all year-end activities with vendor.
  • Responsible for effective and efficient delivery of Payroll across network – deliver SLA’s (service level agreement’s), KPIs (Key Performance Indicators), metrics/measures.
  • Mitigate risks related to: audits, data privacy, security, visibility, other related regional concerns.
  • Provides support level 2 inquiry payroll support to employees, managers and Regional HR. Escalate issues to vendor as needed.
  • Documentation – ensure documentation is up to date for processes, regional documentation is maintained
  • Working with Regional Payroll Managers and the global payroll process owner in identifying areas where enhancements can be made to streamline existing workflows or projects and work towards standardization and further improvements of the processes.
  • Perform L2 review/validate payroll registers/outputs shared by payroll vendor.
  • Keep track on team to check whether payrolls are processed as per various statutory laws.
  • Foster a close working relationship with HR Advisors in various countries, senior leadership in Business Areas and colleagues in Finance and Payroll.
  • Establish and maintain professional partnerships with internal and external stakeholder.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required in related field. Human Resources or Finance related academic credentials preferred.
  • Payroll Certification will be added advantage.

Experience & Other Key Skills:-

  • To be passionate about global payroll and compensation topics and be customer centric minded.
  • Minimum 10 to 12 years of multi-country experience in working within the multi country payroll.
  • Should have team handling experience of minimum 5 or more team members.
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English is required, other international languages will be an advantage.
  • Demonstrable experience with payroll and/or compensation processes, statistics and benchmark data.
  • To be able to understand and translate business questions into analytics projects.
  • Good knowledge of the HR system landscape (BMC Service Management, Oracle HCM, Oracle on premise and different payroll systems knowledge will be an advantage).
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel and PowerPoint) required.
  • Demonstrable experience in building and maintaining professional partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop and implement new ideas or ways of working and adapt to change – An eye for innovation trends and digital solutions.
  • Change and project management skills will be an advantage.
  • Prior payroll transition experience will be advantage.