25 days old

Payroll Advisor - Americas

Organization: Corporate Functions/Geographic Services
Location: Negotiable

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds largest delivery network Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 200 cities with operations across 51 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
Job Description

The Payroll Advisor role supports and drives the roll out of the Payroll Strategy and Projects in the North America and South America Region. This role provides Payroll subject matter expertise, project leadership, and direction to local Payroll operation teams to ensure our Payroll Service is modernized, standardized, and visualized. In addition, the payroll advisor supports the initiatives of, and maintains relationships with the Accenture Corporate Functions via the local Payroll Squads. Responsible for service delivery support in conjunction with Accentures ventures and acquisitions transactions globally. Responsible for Quality and Compliance Payroll

Key Responsibilities:

+ Lead/support continuous improvement efforts for processes, tools, metrics, and trainings based on ongoing experience, process metrics and feedback from stakeholders

+ May undertake critical roles within the function for a period

+ Lead and direct special projects (organizational changes, redeployment of personnel, vendor transitions)

+ Help translate the high-level vision or strategy into specific initiatives and activities for implementation

+ Orchestrate timely delivery across a complex, global organizational structure

+ Drive strategy, key policy controls, process metrics and integration with other functional teams

+ Manage the goals, objectives, overall performance and budget of their assigned projects and teams

+ Partner with local Payroll teams to ensure accurate and timely Payroll delivery and associated tasks such as compliance with tax and regulatory rules, tax payments and filings, regulatory reporting, etc.

+ Oversee local team compliance with Internal Controls, Information Security Requirements, etc.

+ Partner with business functions to ensure local systems and processes can support related requirements such as equity, benefit, HR, cross-border assignment, and other functions

+ Partner with IT/CIO to drive required technology changes

+ Support local Payroll teams with Vendor system changes, upgrades, etc.

+ Responsible for coordinating global and local Payroll requirements

+ Reduce/Manage risks to tasks, activities, or projects

+ Offer functional expertise to key processes, products, and solutions

+ Apply and use fundamentals of statistical data analysis tools as required

+ Assist the decision-making processes for various business needs

+ Apply core management skills such as organizing and planning

+ Support initiatives which requires integration of quality and continuous improvement initiatives with other cross-center initiatives such as blueprint, service management, etc.

+ Work with Accenture Leadership/Service Delivery Lead (SDLs)/Vendor relationship managers in identifying and development of optimization opportunities

+ Understand the systems, processes, and tools to derive the desired business results for Accenture

+ Support in identifying problems and provide resolutions using root cause analysis

Role Requirements:

+ Could be job share arrangement or part-time

Basic Qualifications:

+ Minimum Bachelors Degree or relevant business experience

+ Minimum of 5 years payroll operations experience in a complex environment, with Hands On expertise in Payroll

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Payroll Professional Certification

+ Experience in payroll vendor transition projects and relationship management

+ Strong understanding of Payroll systems, Payroll Accounting and Payroll Tax

+ Experience in managing Ventures & Acquistion transition

+ Payroll processing experience in multiple countries

+ Lean Six Sigma experience / background

+ AI / Automation within E2E processes

+ Ability to identify and assess complex problems for area(s) of responsibility

+ Create solutions in situations in which analysis requires in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives

+ Involve in setting strategic direction to establish near-term goals for area(s) of responsibility

+ Interaction is with senior management levels within Accenture, involving negotiating or influencing on significant matters

Professional Skills:

+ Effective Relationship Skills, including ability to interact with both Accenture and Payroll Vendor senior leadership

+ Able to articulate/position complex/critical challenges, issues, etc.

+ Strong oral and written English communications skills

+ Fluent in Spanish

+ Ability to work non-standard hours

+ Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

+ Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

Unless expressly indicated, this role is not open in the state of Colorado.


Posted: 2021-03-22 Expires: 2021-04-21

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