Senior Payroll Manager

ABB LTD Fort Smith , AR 72916

Posted 3 months ago

Senior Payroll Manager

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As a core member of the Payroll team in Global Business Services, Human Resource (HR) Operational Services, you will deliver HR service assistance to the HR community, business managers and employees. You will process complex and escalated HR requests related to multiple service lines for an assigned group of employees. Reporting to the Director HR Shared Service Operations, you will manage the team responsible for end to end payroll delivery. We currently used SAP and Workday to pay for these 18,000 United States (US) employees weekly, biweekly and semi monthly. The role works with our vendors, across HR, Information Systems (IS) and the business units to share best practices and facilitate lessons learned. In addition, the role sets deadlines and effectively coordinates activities to deliver on objectives. The role also drives process improvements and assists in the evaluation and redesign of processes and technical solutions. This position may be located in our Cary, NC; Memphis, TN; or Ft. Smith, AR offices.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensures that US and Puerto Rico payroll services are delivered in accordance with all ABB policy directives and in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations

  • Proposes and implements the strategic direction of the US Payroll Services organization

  • Builds and maintains vendor relationships

  • Manages a team of individuals that supports the ABB US model for payroll services. These individuals provide subject matter expertise related to payroll operations

  • Ensures that associated accounting transactions follow US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and ABB's corporate accounting policy

  • Drives implementation of streamlined practices and processes across areas of responsibility which will result in cost reduction, improved internal control, process efficiency and excellent customer (employee) satisfaction

  • Recruits, retains and develops talented team members

  • Builds strong working relationships with various cross functional groups throughout Human Resources

  • Assists with resource allocation and resolution of resource conflicts

  • Champion ABB core values and LEAN initiatives

  • Partner with other managers, Human Resource Business Partner (HRBPs), and key stakeholders regarding payroll changes

Your background

  • Bachelors Degree in HR, Business Administration or Finance and minimum 10 years of payroll experience

  • Master's Degree and/or CPP designation preferred

  • Must have experience with SAP and Workday

  • Proficiency with technology programs and platforms specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Email, Outlook Calendar and LinkedIn

  • Experience in a shared services environment is preferred

  • Knowledge of HR practices, laws, policies and procedures is a plus

  • Exceptional analytical, communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to appropriately prioritize work

  • Strong detail orientation and time management skills

  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US

Benefits

  • Retirement plan

  • Life insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Medical insurance

  • Wellbeing program

More about us

Global Business Services (GBS) is ABB's shared services organization which delivers operational and expert services in Finance, Human Resources, Information Systems, Legal, Global Travel Services and external Customer Contact Centers. With employees based in five main hubs and front offices, GBS provides mainly Business services to ABB teams across the globe as well as supports with external customer inquiries. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. ABB in the United States requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or in specific and limited circumstances, be approved for a sincerely held religious belief or a medical/disability accommodation. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

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Senior Payroll Manager

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