Payroll Manager - EMEA

  • Sector: LMA UK Finance & Accounting
  • Contact: Alexandra Elek
  • Contact Email: alexandra.elek@lmarecruitment.com
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: LMA
  • Location: England
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 21 January 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH229916_1642181797

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Payroll and Billing Manager - EMEA, Remote Job

Position Overview
You will be responsible for ensuring EMEA external payroll for a cluster of countries across EMEA. You will supervise a team of Payroll Specialists and work hands on in this team as well. Managing all day-to-day operations for in-house payroll, outsourced payroll, and partnerships. As well as all related billing processes.

Primary Responsibilities
* Managing a team of 8 - 10 Payroll Specialists across EMEA
* Managing and processing payroll and billings for a number of countries across EMEA group
* Working closely with the other EMEA Payroll Manager to optimize and standardize processes
* Working and collaborating with our accounting team
* Process payroll for multiple clients for various roles, payment types and schedules
* Ensure management of payment schedules to guarantee that payroll is completed timely and with a high level of accuracy
* Tracking and follow up on all stop payments and rejections
* Administration of rate changes, and other data related to employee records
* Respond to inquiries from employees, managers, and various external agencies regarding payroll
* Hands on in overseeing and processing multiple EMEA payrolls
* Producing monthly reports for managers and investigating any queries
* Assisting with audits throughout the year
* Explain variances to prior month, prior year and to budget in relation to billing
* Uploading invoices to general ledger system and reconciling to invoice system
* Actively participate in regular Management meetings
* Deliver communications to Internal staff whenever necessary (e.g. Staffing Changes, Member Announcements etc.)

Skills and Experience
* Prior payroll & billing experience in the multiple countries
* Proficient use of MS Office products
* Strong Excel and math proficiency skills
* Critical attention to detail and problem solving
* Demonstrated excellent phone customer service skills and email etc.
* Demonstrated ability to learn and apply basic concepts in new situations.
* Ability to multi-task, set priorities, and follow up in a timely manner.
* Ability to collaborate and work effectively in both team environment as well as work independently
* Good communication skills across organization levels and with many different stakeholders
* Proficiency in IT systems, Microsoft Navision and Microsoft Dynamics would be an advantage
* Managing a team in multiple countries
* Demonstrated experience handling and protecting confidential information

Education and Qualifications
* Minimum of Associate's degree in applicable field
* Minimum 5 - 10 years' experience
* Fluent in English
* German an advantage