12 days old

HR Payroll Team Leader (Fluent German)

Budapest, Budapest 1061
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Your Role and Responsibilities
The main mission of the Payroll domain is to deliver Payroll services to both internal and external clients. The team in general is responsible for the administration of various inputs received (from HR, employees, management, authorities, client) and to run the payroll to generate payments to employees and third parties in an accurate, timely and well controlled manner, complying with the country specific regulations.

The purpose of the Payroll Team Leader role is to develop subject matter expertise in Payroll processes for the country in scope, take ownership for designated processes and lead a team of Payroll Practitioners.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Continuously strive to deliver excellence in Customer Service
  • Own specific work processes, being the payroll expert, identifying ideas and investigating those raised by other team members to ensure maximum efficiency and perform re-engineering if necessary
  • Maintain and improve accurate controls
  • Allocate workload among team members
  • Handle escalations, investigate and eliminate root causes
  • Handle reporting requests to support decision making
  • Participate in a wide variety of projects
  • Train Payroll practitioners
  • Establish & maintain payroll records
  • Validation of all payments and deductions
  • Ensure full knowledge of IBMs/clients policies and external taxation regulations ensuring all payments are duly authorized, correct, and technically compliant
  • Acquire full working knowledge of all Internal Control requirements and ensure that all areas of payroll have the required levels of control
  • Acquire technical mastery of the payroll systems in place
  • Responsibility of being expert in all related processes and country specifics, owning and updating documentation, communicating changes and providing training to team members, continuously looking to improve work processes to ensure the processes are working effectively at all times
  • Lead the implementation of changes and manage projects to improve timeliness, accuracy and efficiency of the payroll processes

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Fluent German
  • Fluent English
  • Good communication skills
  • Drives good team work through clear and proactive communication and cooperation
  • Innovative, continuously seeking to analyze and improve work processes
  • Ability to deal with complex issues, identify solutions and implement them
  • Ability to work under own initiative, with minimal supervision in order to manage workload to meet strict monthly and annual deadlines
  • Ability to tackle large volumes of work and maintain concentration on individual tasks in order to increase productivity
  • Ability to maintain high level of technical mastery of the payroll system in place
  • Ability to work across boundaries and form productive working relationships with other departments
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality and exercise integrity
  • Attention to detail, and accuracy in every aspect of the role, is essential
  • Flexibility to undertake non-routine requests and lead projects

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Previous Team Leader experience is preferred
  • Payroll background is preferred
  • SAP knowledge is preferred
  • Experience in using Microsoft applications such as Excel, Word and Power Point

About Business Unit
IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work enviroments for IBMers.

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Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-08-10 Expires: 2019-09-09

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