Payroll Specialist

GB - Kettering
Posted 4 Days Ago


Payroll specialist

At Maersk, we have a vision larger than the ocean: to be a true integrator of container logistics connecting and simplifying our customers’ supply chain. We count on our people to make it happen.

Besides focusing on creating value for our customers and the business, a key priority for us is to drive personal and professional development for our people to prepare for further career progression.

We value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job.

We Offer

Energizing and pioneering, this is an environment that keeps you motivated.

You’ll be joining a genuinely diverse and talented team that is truly passionate about providing first class HR partnership to the business. And thanks to our global scale, you’ll be well-placed to explore Maersk opportunities around the world.

The many other highlights include industry-leading talent develop initiatives and competitive benefits.

Key Responsibilities

The purpose of the role is to support the regional payroll organization, working with a matrixed group of stakeholders and vendors to ensure great employee experience and regulatory compliance from a payroll delivery perspective. Key responsibilities:

  • Manage pre-payroll, on-cycle payroll, off-cycle payroll processes

  • Extract the T&A data and provide the same to payroll provider

  • Validate payroll results & provide approvals for final pay credits based on control reports

  • Annual payroll reconciliation and new Payroll Year preparation

  • Ensure timely Social Insurance Tax Payment and Reporting

  • Manage advance payments

  • Adjust basic time configuration of systems after initial implementation, as approved/required

  • Track vendor deliverables on payroll SLAs vide defined payroll metrics

  • Be risk aware and help identify, report, mitigate and track risks in the payroll delivery process

  • Support the Payroll team lead in providing necessary data and clarifications to questions raised by audit – internal and external

  • Manage the timely submission of RICC controls  

  • Participate in Time and Attendance initiatives including system upgrades, communication of changes to People Partners, testing and documenting all changes for historical and record retention policies, project support as needed

  • Interfaces with People Partner to support employee/ manager queries

  • Identify improvement opportunities in regional processes and raises them to global process managers

Who we are looking for

You are data, systems and process savvy in the Payroll, Time & Attendance domain and are excited about putting your deep expertise at work in the transition into new technology and processes at Maersk.

You want to propel your career further by gaining unique project experience in an international environment and would like to play a key role in building the future payroll delivery landscape and solutions.

As we progress with the transformation you are comfortable with your role changing shape and scope. You will be responsible for high quality delivery of Payroll Services and continuously driving improvements to ensure great employee experience process optimization and compliance.

• significant Hands-on experience of managing Payroll, Time & Attendance processes, within a complex international organization

• Knowledge of compliance and legal regulations for payroll & benefits

• Broader HR Operations experience as well as exposure to an outsourced payroll model would be a benefit

• Ability to effectively engage and mobilize diverse local HR stakeholders

• A proactive, ‘let’s get it done’ attitude geared towards continuous improvement

• Flexibility and adaptability to operate in a fast-paced, developing project environment, taking ownership and setting directions with minimal guidance

• Resilience: the change process, is anything but straightforward; accepting uncertainty and bouncing back from setbacks while keeping your enthusiasm is a tall order, but we need it

• Collaborative working style, fostering cooperation and teamwork to find solutions

• Fluency in English is essential

• Highly analytical approach with a strong eye for detail

• Structured working style and focus on delivering results as per agreed timescales and scope

Additional info

Ref. R58937
A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world.