1+ months

Sr. Director, Global Payroll

Augusta, GA 30901
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The Global Payroll Leader is responsible for providing strategic direction on global payroll for approximately 60,000 employees in 40 countries across the globe. You'll be shaping the global payroll process to become more automated and scalable through the use of better systems. This position will foster relationships with senior internal stakeholders by establishing and maintaining exceptional business relationships and working collaboratively with other corporate and country level teams including HR, Total Rewards, Legal, Tax, Treasury, Finance, Audit, Compliance and IT. The incumbent is expected to manage day to day payroll operations, support new and existing pay programs (local and global), manage vendor contracts and relationships, and drive process standardization, automation, and improvement in the controls for payroll globally and ensures process efficiency and effectiveness. The position will own the governance of the payroll processes across the globe. Finally, this position will be responsible for the coaching, mentoring and leadership of the team of individuals and managers that provide the day-to-day payroll support.

    • Develop payroll strategy and operating model within the context of a rapidly evolving HR Shared Services model and partner with the HR and Finance Leads across the globe to ensure interdependencies are functioning correctly.
    • Drive appropriate consistent processes across the globe and coordinate regional efforts towards global process standardization while allowing flexibility locally when required.
    • Maximize the effectiveness of technologies and supporting processes to drive continuous improvement and change initiatives.
    • Own oversight of Global Payroll to ensure compliance with all corporate and country-specific policies and procedures.
    • Drive controls and operational excellence including, but not limited to, SOX oversight and controls and compliance programs.
    • Ensure process design supports fiscal and regulatory compliance.
    • Establish partnerships with internal services and third party vendors to ensure effective service delivery.
    • Coach, mentor and provide leadership development to team members in order to optimize operational excellence and create a deeper bench of experienced talent.
    • Build partnerships and solicit feedback from internal and external business partners to define and develop successful, scalable processes and practices.
    • Manage the global and/or regional payroll vendor relationships, including selection, negotiation, consolidation, and management.
    • Provide audit and oversight to the team's activities and processes, ensuring that pertinent internal and external compliance and government interaction standards are met.
    • Implement and leverage technology that best fits our program and needs.
  • At least 10 years of experience with global payroll and payroll tax.
  • Experience implementing payroll into new countries.
  • Deep expertise with ADP payroll services (GlobalView, Streamline & AutoPay) or equivalent.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business or a related field.
  • Master's degree is preferred.
  • CPP designation required.


  • Knowledge and experience with stock, travel, global mobility payroll and time and attendance programs.
  • Experience setting up payroll requirements for new tax entities/countries, managing all third party interfaces including, taxes, benefits, G/L, and others.
  • Thorough knowledge of general payroll practices and domestic and foreign countries regulations.
  • Demonstrated track record of implementation of global payroll in 30+ countries, including data and process standards, tax setup, filings, audit and year end processes.
  • Experience leading mid to large & geographically dispersed teams.
  • ADP Payroll knowledge & experience preferred; must have deep knowledge & experience working with payroll vendors & platform technologies.
  • Exceptional communication skills & ability to influence.
  • Ability to work effectively across all levels & layers of the organization.
  • Experience transforming a payroll function that is very manual to one that is highly scalable and efficient.
  • Experience managing M&A activity with a payroll focus.

We're designing a better way to work, so you can achieve what you're working for. Consistently named one of the 'Most Admired Companies' by FORTUNE Magazine, and recognized by DiversityInc as one of the 'Top 50 Companies for Diversity,' ADP works with more than 740,000 organizations across the globe to help their people work smarter, embrace new challenges, and unleash their talent. "Always Designing for People" means we're creating platforms that will transform how great work gets done, so together we can unlock a world of opportunity.

At ADP, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. ADP is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, or protected veteran status. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.

Posted: 2020-07-29 Expires: 2020-10-29

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