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Senior Payroll Analyst

Company: Nestle
Location: Solon
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.This position is primarily responsible for supporting payroll and related areas to ensure accurate and timely delivery of payments to employees. Must understand full end to end payroll process as well as integration points and impacts on other functional areas. Key responsibilities include supporting payroll production processing and supporting payroll testing and monthly Import All transports to production. Works closely with RBS to coordinate technical changes within the payroll system. Understands and supports garnishment processing and taxes as required. Participates in projects and supports annual Year End processing.+PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support payroll with project plans, and strategy for mergers, acquisitions, divestitures
  • Review processes for continuous improvements needed to support operations
  • Coordinate and test technical changes to ensure system processes accurately
  • Support Payroll audits and audit reporting as required
  • Troubleshoot/resolve production issues. Keep management informed of any issues that are impacting operations
  • Perform and manage assigned year end tasks/projects to ensure timely completion for issuance of annual W-2's
  • Perform Monthly Testing Import to Production as required
  • Responsible for knowledge of functional view of the technical side of payroll to include hourly and salaried time and various systems integrated with SAP payroll
  • Monitors ITTask List to ensure completion of assigned tasks by due dates.
  • Monitors and resolves IT/ISS payroll time tickets for completion and process change impacts to eliminate reoccurrence
  • Understand full end to end payroll process as well as integration points and impacts on other functional areas
  • Support production and assist with payroll processing tasks as needed
  • Tier 3 support for HRSC and NBS HR Contacts provide quick/accurate responses to associate issues as needed
  • Prepares and maintains training documents, QRCs, for execution of training on area of responsibility
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as requested
  • Project participation or lead as needed
  • Develop payroll activities, timeline, resources to support Year End payroll end to end
  • Retrieves, analyzes and summarizes data, creates reports and presents to management for review
  • Work with cross functional team of RBS, Manila, Operating Companies to ensure on time and accurate W-2's
    • Strong leadership and demonstrated project management competency
    • Participates in Daily Operational Reviews; lead initiatives and process improvements for NCE activities; complete projects in Workfront as needed (new Personnel Areas, Building /addresses)
      • Performs other duties as assignedREQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
        • College degree or equivalent required
        • Advanced knowledge of SAP Payroll/HR module and processes
        • Experienced with Payroll system testing, script development and testing process
        • Strong Technical competency and ability to learn new system and processes quickly
        • Candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervisionEXPERIENCE:
          • 5-7 years of Payroll experience in a large multi-state organization
          • Experience with business outsource processing related to payroll preferred
          • 2-4 years' experience with change control and testing processes
          • Prior experience with time capture systems
          • 2-3 year SAP HR/Payroll systems experience preferably in payroll
          • 2-3 years working on technical projects and project management experience required
          • 2+ years' experience working with payroll audit controls
          • Change management experience a plusSKILLS:
            • Understands and have the ability to learn the role and responsibilities of the position, including:
            • Strong process and continuous improvement orientation, as well as service orientation
            • Strong knowledge of SAP Payroll module and integration points
            • Strong understanding of integration points between payroll and finance and other HR areas
            • Strong verbal and written communications skills. Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
            • Ability to create and execute communication and training materials for area of responsibility
            • Strong analytical, problem solving and influencing skills. Financial orientation.
            • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure, demonstrates a high sense of urgency
            • Willingness to change and the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities and assignments
            • Advanced PC literacy with knowledge of PC based software (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point, etc).
            • Ability to effectively interact with a diverse employee population.
            • Candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
              • Proven ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently, with the ability to influence while working with some degree of ambiguity
              • Ability to focus and react quickly to customer needs and deliver results with a commitment to quality and customer service. Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.
              • Strong knowledge of payroll & time systems and/or technical aptitude
              • Strong knowledge of payroll system testing, change control and script creation
              • Strong leadership and demonstrated project management competencyRequisition ID:238438#LI-HybridIt is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestle, Cleveland , Senior Payroll Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Solon, Ohio

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