PAYROLL MANAGER, based Paisley, Scotland. The Payroll Manager will manage the Payroll responsibilities and supervise payroll staff in the required activities of processing the Life Technologies’ payroll. Essential duties include the following:
managing the relationship with our payroll service provider, ensuring service levels are maintained and processing issues well-managed
maintaining related tax activity
voluntary and involuntary deductions processing
reviewing payroll system output reports and making related recommendations
determining and correcting out-of-balance conditions
gathering payroll data for inclusion in financial statements
researching and preparing standard and special reports for management information reports and projects
responsibility for the development and training of less experienced members of the team and directing their daily work activities
monitor, maintain and interpret policies and procedures related to payroll activities and assist site personnel in interpreting these policies
payroll project management regarding new entities, acquisitions, integrations and divestitures
This position interacts with varying levels of personnel requiring the ability to influence and clearly communicate verbally and in writing Life Technologies’ payroll policies and the interpretation of them. Has partial budgetary preparation/compliance accountability and makes recommendations concerning long-range planning. Accuracy is required in performing all functions of this position. Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or other related discipline, or the equivalent knowledge and experience is required. Experience: Requires several years’ progressive, professional level experience in payroll management, tax, benefits and pension administration/payment, preferably in an U.K. & international business. Contacts are normally initiated with others inside and outside the company including Payroll service providers, other departments and pan-European HR staff, concerning matters requiring explanation, discussion, interpretation or approvals. The ability to analyze data and effectively present options and recommendations to management teams is necessary. In-depth knowledge of payroll practice and knowledge of U.K. and European payment laws and regulations required. Strong leadership, management, goal accomplishment, interpersonal and communication skills required. Must be results driven, highly energetic, service oriented team player who can function effectively and independently in a fast paced dynamic environment. Will greet challenge and change as opportunity. Computer literacy essential including payroll software know-how, spreadsheet, word processing and related financial applications.
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