Jnj Jobs – Payroll Manager

Website Johnson & Johnson

Job Description:

The Cluster Payroll Lead is expected to oversee all payroll resources in the Cluster. This includes providing direction, coaching, and mentorship to payroll resources to support a high-performance team environment. This position will report into the Regional Payroll Lead for the North America region.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise to payroll team on regulations and practices related to payments, deductions, benefits, taxes and garnishments/court orders globally
  • Manage third-party payroll providers against contractually agreed upon SLAs and metrics
  • Partner with internal cross-functional stakeholders to ensure that upstream and downstream processes are functioning properly (e.g. HR data maintenance, GL file posting)
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of payroll processing for all countries in the North America cluster
  • Ensure month end, quarter end and year end payroll returns are complete, accurate and submitted to Government agencies, in a timely manner.
  • Create country-specific procedures and policies to enhance and maintain effectiveness (e.g. SOPs, DTPs, Work Instructions)
  • Provides coaching and mentorship to payroll resources in the North America cluster to support a high-performance team environment. Sets annual goals and develops effective career and development paths. Encourages continuous learning. Recruits and hires staff, as appropriate.
  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place, to achieve “adequate” internal and external audit ratings
  • Ensure adherence, monitor, remediate and align compliance responsibilities with stakeholders. Manage, mitigate, and escalate risks on a timely basis
  • Provide leadership and guidance on issue resolution, escalation management, and risk mitigations
  • Creates and uses metrics to benchmark performance and improve processes/team productivity, plan/execute on implementation of process improvement initiatives
  • Support auditors and legal authorities with the execution of required activities
  • Support payroll projects and cross-functional projects with payroll dependency

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of 8 years of prior experience in leading payroll processing operations is required
  • A high degree of confidentiality, data protection assurance, conformity with J&J policies, procedures, external regulations, and agencies is required
  • Language requirements specific to North America or United States of America and Canada are preferred
  • Strong knowledge of payroll processing in United States of America is required (processes, regulations, vendor landscape, etc.)
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent is required
  • Knowledge and/or Experience with the ADP Celergo, ADP GlobalView, ADP eTime, Kronos, Salesforce Service Cloud, Workday is preferred
  • Prior experience in a multi-national company, and/or experience in a Service Center Environment preferred
  • Strong strategic, transformational thinking and decision making is required
  • Prior Experience with payroll processes, procedures, controls, regulations, and compliance is preferred
  • Knowledge and/or Experience with Knowledge Management artifacts such as Desktop Procedures (DTPs) is preferred
  • Cultural awareness and an ability to work with a multitude of people across North America; Experience in leading cross-cultural teams is a plus

Job Details:

Company: Johnson & Johnson

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Tampa, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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