BAE Systems Payroll Team Lead (PeopleSoft) in Charlotte, North Carolina
Must be able to work from the greater Charlotte NC metro area.
Great opportunity for a top notch Payroll Team Lead! This position reports into the Manager Finance (Payroll Operations). The position is responsible for assisting the Payroll Manager in the administration of the payroll operations functions, managing incoming issues and questions that are of complex nature, and ensuring that they are addressed and supported by the Operations team in a timely and responsive manner. The position will serve as the liaison to HR Shared Services for BAE Systems, ensuring strong communications between Payroll and HR. The position will coordinate year-end payroll activities, including employee communications regarding year-end processing. The position will oversee and manage the user access to the business-facing supplemental earnings portal, ensuring workflow and system processing capability is maintained. The position will manage complex payroll projects, including any integrations or reorganizations, and manage functional tasks related to any technical upgrades within the payroll department.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Assists with the administration of day-to-day activities related to payroll processing.
Acts as liaison with HR Shared Services and other internal stakeholders within FSS to ensure strong communications are in place to facilitate information flow and permit responsive resolutions to employee payroll questions and concerns.
Supports development, collection, and reporting of key performance metrics across payroll (including error rates, transactional volumes, dollars, etc.).
Provides support for ad-hoc queries and reporting requests from FSS clients and customers.
Manages complex payroll projects and special projects required within the Payroll department, including any support of integrations or reorganizations or management of functional tasks related to technical upgrades.
Performs any control self-assessments to ensure controls are regularly tested and in place for the payroll processes.
Performs other related duties, as required.
Maintains desktop procedures and updates documentation as required.
Typical Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
5 years professional experience
Experience in payroll required, including payroll accounting
Familiarity with payroll tax
Experience and familiarity enterprise-wide payroll software (PeopleSoft)
Experience managing multiple projects with multiple clients in any given point in time
Experience with Microsoft Office required
Strong managerial and coaching skills
Strong process and systems skills
Able to articulate complex subject matter effectively
Able to anticipate problems and respond accordingly
Excellent entrepreneurial skills and ability to work independently
Excellent interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organization and follow-through skills
Experience interfacing with 3 rd party vendors or providers
Preferred Skills and Education
Master's Degree preferred.
Demonstrated experience performing accounting services as a defense/government contractor in a regulated and compliant organization, specifically DCAA, is strongly preferred
More than 7 years experience preferred
Experience processing payroll in a multi-state with multiple legal entities
Experience with implementations of payroll services and or payroll process changes
Experience with PeopleSoft Payroll
Payroll certifications (including FPC or CPP) preferred
Experience in a shared service preferred
Previous experience managing process improvements within the organization
Proven experience translating business requirements into service opportunities
About BAE Systems, Inc.
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. People are the greatest asset in any Company. BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression
Payroll Team Lead (PeopleSoft)
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