This position is responsible for oversight, management, and strategic direction of daily HR operations with a concentrated focus on domestic payroll. Responsibilities include relationship management of the vendor and ensuring high quality delivery of services and project execution. Vendor oversight to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing; delivery of regulatory or compliance changes that impact Payroll initiatives; compliance with State and Federal payroll tax regulations; alignment with vendor regarding all policies, programs and processes related to the functional area(s); hold the vendor accountable functional expectations and standards. Utilize standard management methodologies such as risk management, cost control and project planning. Partners with vendors to deliver an exceptional customer experience across all channels. Provide leadership and subject matter expertise in the recommendation, conceptual design, and implementation of new system functionality and modifications to systems to enhance user experience, increase efficiency, and ensure continued compliance. Facilitates and participates in the governance processes used for analysis and approval of change orders, as well as reprioritization of change activities. Responsible for day to day management of an internal team of employees and contractors. Provides critical management and direction of third party partner. Manages interactions with vendors or Delta IT as it relates to data security, data management, interface management, issues management and escalation. Maintain payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures. Is knowledgeable of all current and new/upcoming changes in legislation/guidelines - proactively advises leaders of changes and provides recommended actions.
A proven ability to lead a diverse team responsible for the management of daily HR operations including payroll functions for domestic operations Bachelor's degree or equivalent in accounting, finance or business required; CPP designation preferred. CPA preferred Minimum 7 to 10 US payroll experience required, including 4 years as a manager required. Minimum 5 - 10 years of SAP payroll experience required. Excellent understanding of data and technology, hands on use of all tools expected Experience working cross divisionally with all business areas. Solid project management skills required; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; and ability to implement change. Ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty in a dynamic environment. Must be results oriented and capable of meeting or exceeding aggressive deadlines with attention to detail and highest quality results. Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written