Payroll Systems Implementation Specialist (Accounting, Sap)

Samaritan's Purse Boone , NC 28607

Posted 2 weeks ago

Samaritan's Purse is a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. For over 40 years, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. If you are searching for a Career with Impact come see how we serve!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Payroll Systems Implementation Specialist to join our Finance team. This position will play a crucial role in the implementation of new payroll and timekeeping software for approximately 16 current locations and any future international projects country offices worldwide. Position will also be asked to serve as the point person for ongoing support of the system once implemented. Experience and understanding of Finance and/or accounting ERP systems or modules like Microsoft Dynamics, SAP Core Finance, Serenic will be critical for this role. If you want to travel, see the world, and use your talents for a greater purpose everyday Globally, please apply!

This position does require frequent international travel to worldwide offices about 35% annually, trips lasting 2-3 weeks at a time.

Position Overview:

  • Desired Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; and 1-3 years of applicable experience.

  • Desired experience with Financial/Accounting or Payroll Components of at least 1 ERP System (i.e Microsoft Dynamics ERP, Serenic, SAP Core Finance, etc.)

  • Critical in the implementation of a new payroll system in all international Field Offices.

  • Serve as liaison of current financial system (Serenic) configuration and testing for each Field Office worldwide.

  • Travel to Field Offices to provide payroll user training, identify areas of improvement, and provide user support for system implementation and staff training in future Field Offices.

  • Review finance system configuration and internal controls of payroll components to maintain efficiency and accuracy of system, and provide recommendations of improvement as needed.

  • Thoroughly test all finance system updates prior to roll out.

  • Ensure continued accuracy of payroll system and calculation, with emphasis should be made on payroll software updates.

  • Support Regional Finance Officers in fielding payroll questions from field payroll users as well as communicate directly with staff in Field Offices to provide instructions, corrections, and other work-related information.

  • Provide ongoing user support, communicating problems encountered and enhancements needed to Projects, Finance, and Information Systems staff.

  • Create and maintain reference guides and job aides for payroll users.

  • Review international tax publications for changes in local tax structures, and suggest any necessary changes or updates in tax or employment structure including annual year-end update activities to the payroll system.

  • Review annual field payroll compliance reports to ensure compliance with internal expectations and statutory requirements, ensuring compliance with financial practices and procedures.

Additional Requirements:

  • Maintain a personal relationship with and be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ.

  • Knowledge of human resources, timekeeping and payroll software and general processes, and general knowledge of accounting/ERP.

  • Must be self-motivated, meticulous, process-oriented, capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously, and able to work in a team environment.

  • Must be comfortable with frequent international travel

  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred.

What We Offer:

  • Highly competitive full benefits package

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Long term and short term disability insurance

  • Term Life insurance

  • High matching 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick/personal time

Frequently Asked Questions regarding an application for employment with Samaritan's Purse: http://careers.samaritanspurse.org/faqs

Samaritan's Purse Distinct Objectives:

PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world

SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world's standard while serving the purposes of God's kingdom

RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister

DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work

WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible


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