Payroll Project Job Description

Payroll Project Job Description

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Payroll project provides support in resolving payroll and timekeeping issues, providing reporting, and other HR/Payroll related tasks as required.

Payroll Project Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective payroll project job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included payroll project job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Knowledgeable in Payroll Best Practices
Balance needs of individual projects with daily operational needs of Payroll
Acting as a resource for Payroll special projects within or across HR groups
Analyzing and evaluating data for purposes of conversion from Workday/AON & ADP Tax filing & Year End
To lead and work with the Technology department to make changes to SAP Payroll software
Responsible for Client Payroll internal filings
Maintain the master log for internal filings and reconcile every amendment to the payroll transactions that caused it
Act as liaison between the Information Technology (IT) project teams and the Payroll department
Participate in the integration, testing, and implementation of payroll system, enhancements, interfaces and updates
Act as a bridge between payroll operations and technical team for any system enhancements

Payroll Project Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Payroll Project

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, CPP, FPC, PMI, MOC, PM, HCM, FPX, IPASS

Education for Payroll Project

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the payroll project job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Education, Accounting, Business, Business/Administration, Finance, Computer Science, Human Resources, Project Management, Associates, Business/Management

Skills for Payroll Project

Desired skills for payroll project include:

Payroll systems
Payroll related practices
Project management techniques and tools
Regulatory issues
Related project management methodology
System development
Timekeeping systems

Desired experience for payroll project includes:

Graduate of business administration/management, accounting or other related disciplines
Large ERP experience SAP, Oracle etc
Strong customer service focus, a positive attitude, possess strong influencing and communication skills, possess a sense of urgency and resolve technical issues
Closely monitor adherence to project plan, quality and accuracy of deliverables
Exceptional influential and persuasive skills excellent communications skills

Payroll Project Examples


Payroll Project Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of payroll project. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for payroll project
  • Support Finance Payroll operations with continued development of training materials, problem solving techniques, and supporting to improve critical business metrics
  • Represent Finance Payroll OEBA in local and global meetings/conference calls and with network-wide projects
  • Perform basic analysis & research related to payroll processing, reconciliation and auditing
  • Support audits and the review of amendments to payroll tax returns from W-2s and prior quarter/year corrections
  • Review amendments to payroll tax returns resulting from W2 and prior quarter/year corrections – obtain approvals, review amendment report, monitor status, and coordinate required deposits
  • Create and distribute ad hoc reporting using payroll vendor system for functional requests
  • Manages Workday implementations through all life cycles stages
  • Keep the system configuration in the area of HR PY and TM up to date as per business requirements and legislation
  • Work with HRIS resource to automate union time tracking and absence
  • Aligns team activities and efforts to overall achievement of project objectives
Qualifications for payroll project
  • Able to generate process improvement ideas
  • Advanced proficiency with ADP
  • Experience using statistical process improvement methodologies, , Six Sigma
  • 3-7 years previous program/project management experience required including scope and requirements definition, problem solving and process improvements in current Internet-based technology environment
  • Experience managing projects within Workday, PeopleSoft, Oracle, SAP or similar applications
  • Must successfully pass Workday HCM and/or Financials Core and PM training classes and retain Workday certification

Payroll Project Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of payroll project. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for payroll project
  • Payroll table maintenance for earnings, deductions and any other changes that may occur
  • Supporting projects and cross functional initiatives that maybe required within the scope of the projects
  • Acting as a Business Analyst to support any tax reconciliations for year end and W2 processing
  • Updating and/or creating new process documentation in support of system changes
  • Escalating issues/risks proactively to appropriate team and members and management
  • Regularly communicating status and challenges to team members and management
  • Organise and facilitate ad-hoc working sessions to support the process design or redesign workshops and testing cycles
  • Author/facilitate project management documents such as project charters/scope statements, project plans, and present project updates to business owners
  • Manage and communicate a clear project scope and motivate team members
  • Manage business owner(s) and team member(s) relationships to accomplish project activities
Qualifications for payroll project
  • Ability to advocate a creative atmosphere, facilitate entrepreneurial meetings, and envision a final product and overall market acceptance early in the design and/or development process
  • Ability to establish alliances with other departments and organizations by recognizing dependencies
  • Awareness of cultural diversity and can embrace and capitalize those differences
  • Ability to identify project risks by defining risk strategies and developing the risk management plan
  • SAP HR project implementation is an advantage
  • 2 plus years of project management work experience

Payroll Project Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of payroll project. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for payroll project
  • Getting input from the Benelux Payroll team in order to identify, analyse, define and write out the workflows and the Standard Operating Procedures that are used within the team
  • Actively participate in Project meetings with technical and/or Business personnel to assess and validate requirements, monitor and report progress, and effectively track and resolve project concerns
  • Generate project plans for the various initiatives and maintain status reports
  • Ensure the resource requirements for the various projects are properly estimated and made available as required
  • Lead high impact Lean Six Sigma projects (DMAIC, DFSS, Kaizen, FMEA)
  • Manage a portfolio of improvement projects Lean Six Sigma & BA related, including auditing of implemented projects to ensure that process improvements are sustained and benefits are realized
  • Work with stakeholders and product owners to understand the users’ goals and objectives and identify success criteria
  • Lead efforts in analyzing, collecting, and prioritizing user requirements, and translate business requirements into technical design, processes and use cases
  • Partner with the development team on system design and gap analysis
  • Work with stakeholder requirements for scoping and understanding roadmap challenges
Qualifications for payroll project
  • Large ERP experience (PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, Workday) required
  • 8+ years’ experience in project leadership and management including support of large or complex projects
  • Experience in project launch/deployment
  • Advanced report writing and Microsoft programs
  • Strong knowledge of SAP Payroll and Time schemas
  • Strong knowledge of SAP Time Evaluation, CATS and Quota configuration

Payroll Project Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a payroll project. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for payroll project
  • Responsible for collecting data, preparing, and delivery of Global Payroll metrics
  • Maintain Payroll website for updates, schedules, calendars Globally
  • Manage global payroll requirements ie, headcount, calendars, legal entities, legal requirements, systems used, etc
  • Work with all stakeholders to ensure implemented solution meets defined success criteria
  • Communicate with Stakeholders, in a manner that enables them to have a common understanding of the product status, risks, and decision points of system or process changes
  • Partner with the PMO team in assessing tools, approaches, processes, methodology and techniques to improve efficiency
  • Operate against standard operating procedures (SOP) & processes to meet regulatory, compliance and internal requirements
  • Review Tax Open Items log periodically with vendor
  • Review Quarterly Tax Verification Reports, filing entity profiles, multi-jurisdiction reports, and submit updates to vendor as needed
  • Review quarterly Wage and Tax Registers
Qualifications for payroll project
  • Knowledge of SAP HCM including PA, OM, Benefits and Master Data
  • Working knowledge of other SAP areas and modules
  • Knowledge of SAP Human Resources, Benefits and HR Master Data
  • Working abilities in Solution Manager
  • Able to work and excel in a multi-tasked team environment
  • Able to evaluate and communicate risk and escalate issues

Payroll Project Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a payroll project. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for payroll project
  • Performs regular audits of employee data as it relates to payroll deductions, taxes, salary adjustments, profile/system access set-up
  • Audit payroll reports for accuracy and process payroll adjustments as needed
  • Acts as a back-up to Payroll Project Manager and other payroll team members as needed
  • Payroll implementation support, including project management
  • Payroll integration projects including time & attendance consolidation and
  • Administer & coordinate payroll process standardization initiatives
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance requirements for Payroll transactional processes
  • Working with payroll supervisors to develop regional KPI measurement to monitor performance and group commitments to goals and objectives and measures results to improve transactional efficiencies
  • Develop understanding applicable Payroll and related other systems in order to streamline processes and achieve deliverables
  • Work with third party vendors on system set-up issues regarding time, accruals, payroll, projects
Qualifications for payroll project
  • Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology
  • 5 or more years working with SAP-HCM from a technical perspective
  • Knowledgeable of the various industries (Healthcare, Manufacturing, Hospitality)
  • Excellent in Microsoft (PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
  • Sound expertise in service delivery models
  • HR functional expertise is beneficial

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