TheRole: Vice President, Head of Global Payroll Grade/Level 15 The Location: NY, Princeton, Charlottesville, Raleigh, Denver (Englewood), Virtual US
The Team: Our people are S&P Global's greatest asset and their experience is our priority. The People Experience team is committed to creating value for our colleagues through balanced, relevant, and differentiated programs and processes. We are high performing, people-focused, data driven, and adept at managing change. The Impact: Paying our people is a critical component to our experience framework and is a fundamental moment that matters. This role will serve as an advisor and subject matter expert for all areas related to global payroll. You will have the ability to positively impact how our people feel valued and rewarded. What's in it for you: You will be responsible for payroll strategy, delivery and operations at a global scale, covering over 37,000 employees and spanning over 44 countries. Your remit will involve partnering and collaborating across senior leadership in People, Finance, Technology, and divisional business lines. You will be a key decision maker
Provides strategic planning, tactical direction and day to day management alongside governance of global payroll function.
Accountable for leading international payroll strategy to harmonize payroll vendors across 40+ countries.
Responsible for compliance, reporting and fiduciary oversight of approximately: 1M transactions, $1B USD in salary wages and $200M+ USD in bonus payments per annum.
Manages vendor relationship and retained organization to ensure delivery of end-to-end payroll solutions in a cost-effective manner
Maintains standard operating and regulatory procedures globally with respect to audit, privacy, tax reporting, and controls.
Leadership of an international payroll team, directs and manages global payroll operations, outsourcing governance, service delivery and issue resolution.
Ensures compliance and fiduciary oversight of the company's payroll function across all regions. Ensures accurate yearend processes for earnings and tax statements globally.
Represents Global Payroll on corporate committees and M&A teams and manages and controls global budget.
Responsible for forecasting and monitoring fringe benefits expense for US employees (~$215M USD), regularly partnering with Global Head of Benefits and participating on US Benefits Committee.
Ensures strong partnership with SVP, Regional People Partnership regarding regional initiatives that require payroll expertise
Ensures that active and retired members of the Board of Directors are compensated in accordance with pertinent plan designs and member elections; provides information for annual tax reporting and proxy statement disclosure.
Responsible for the transformation of pay services, consolidating and simplifying the function, process, technology, and vendors.
Creation of a best-in-class service delivery and operating model leveraging the best of in-house team, 3rd party vendors, and key technology partners.
What We're Looking For:
Expert (15+ years) experience within global Payroll environment
Proven leader directing, managing, and nurturing global teams
Deep knowledge and experience working with payroll vendors & platform technologies; includes Workday Payroll experience or deep module knowledge
Experience setting up payroll requirements for new tax entities and end-to-end M&A initiatives
Innovation bias; willing to challenge the status quo and experiment to see beyond what exists today
Growth mindset: learning on a continuous basis as key to learning through opportunity and adversity
Exceptional communication skills & ability to influence; ability to work effectively across all levels & layers of the organization.
Flexible Working We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.
Return to Work Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace. Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only): S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $235,000 to $325,000. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan. This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, please click here .
About Company Statement:S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape
Equal Opportunity Employer S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
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