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Chief Manager - Hire to Retire

Siemens Corporation
Bangalore Bangalore Karnataka, Karnataka, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 26, 2024

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Hello Visionary!

We empower our people to stay resilient and relevant in a constantly changing world. We're looking for people who are always searching for creative ways to grow and learn. People who want to make a real impact, now and in the future. Does that sound like you? Then it seems like you'd make a great addition to our vibrant international team.

We provide our Hire-to-Retire services along the complete lifecycle of an employee from onboarding to pension services and leverage our powerful ecosystem of leading external and internal partners and our network of key delivery centers We believe in the value of industry best-practice standards achieved through evolving technology and digitalization. We focus on employee experience as a key driver of our actions. In doing so, we deliver flexibility, quality and efficiency for the businesses we partner with

You'll make a difference by:

As a Regional Payroll Lead, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the payroll operations of the Asia Pacific Region including India, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, ANZ, etc. for a multinational organization, with a large number of entities in each country. Your role will involve ensuring accurate and timely processing of payroll across various countries, managing a network of our vendor-partners, controlling cost of operations including own resource and vendor costs, collaborating with cross-functional teams, implementing payroll best practices, and ensuring compliance with local laws and regulations. This position requires strong leadership skills, exceptional attention to detail, strong financial acumen, and a deep understanding of global payroll processes. This role also is responsible for design and implementation of a strong payroll strategy in collaboration with other regional payroll lead and global HR Shared Services strategy organization.
  • Payroll Management:
    • Manage end-to-end payroll processes for multiple countries, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and compliance.
    • Manage a team that is strong in reviewing and validating payroll inputs, including employee data, time and attendance records, and tax-related information.
    • Coordinate with internal teams and external payroll providers to ensure seamless payroll execution.
    • Develop and implement payroll policies, procedures, and controls to maintain data integrity and mitigate risks.
  • Compliance and Regulatory Adherence:
    • Stay updated on global payroll regulations, tax laws, and labor legislation across different countries.
    • Ensure compliance with local payroll tax requirements, social security regulations, and statutory deductions.
    • Coordinate with legal and finance teams to address payroll-related compliance issues and resolve any discrepancies.
  • International Payroll Operations:
    • Manage relationships with external payroll vendors, ensuring their performance meets established service level agreements.
    • Monitor payroll service quality, resolve escalations, and provide guidance to vendors on process improvements.
    • Develop and maintain global payroll metrics and KPIs to measure and optimize performance and service delivery.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with HR, Finance, and other departments to ensure accurate employee data flows into the payroll system.
    • Partner with HR to implement payroll-related changes for new hires, terminations, promotions, and transfers.
    • Liaise with finance teams to reconcile payroll-related accounts, resolve discrepancies, and provide necessary reports.
  • Process Improvement and System Enhancements:
    • Identify opportunities to streamline and automate payroll processes, enhancing efficiency and accuracy.
    • Lead or participate in global payroll projects, including system implementations and upgrades.
    • Continuously evaluate existing payroll systems and software, recommending enhancements or replacements as needed.

    Your success is grounded in:
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, Finance, Human Resources, or a related field (advanced degree preferred).
    • Proven experience in global payroll management, preferably in a multinational organization.
    • Strong knowledge of payroll regulations, tax laws, and labor legislation across multiple countries.
    • Experience working with international payroll providers and managing vendor relationships.
    • Proficiency in various payroll and HRIS systems.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail.
    • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively manage teams and collaborate cross-functionally.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
    • Professional certifications such as Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Global Payroll Management (GPM) are a plus.

    Note: This is a general outline of responsibilities and qualifications and is not exhaustive. Additional duties and requirements may be assigned based on the organization's needs.

    Join us and be yourself!

    We value your unique identity and perspective and are fully committed to providing equitable opportunities and building a workplace that reflects the diversity of society. Come bring your authentic self and create a better tomorrow with us.

    This role is based in Bangalore. You'll also get to visit other locations in India and beyond, so you'll need to go where this journey takes you. In return, you'll get the chance to work with teams impacting entire cities, countries - and the shape of things to come.

    We're Siemens. A collection of over 379,000 minds building the future, one day at a time in over 200 countries. We're dedicated to equality, and we encourage applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. All employment decisions at Siemens are based on qualifications, merit and business need. Bring your curiosity and imagination and help us shape tomorrow.

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