Job Description The Role:
Within a team of 7 this position will involve payroll processing across the EMEA region only, including Austria, Denmark, Lithuania, Russia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland.The EMEA Payroll Analyst will have responsibility for outsourced payrolls, ensuring timely monthly processing from start to finish as well as year-end filing, and some projects throughout the year. All non-UK payrolls are outsourced and this role will support the general administration / reporting.
Some administration associated with benefits (e.g., medical plans, life insurance and disability plans) will also be required as part of this role.
This role handles a large volume of data and therefore the Payroll Analyst should be highly organised with a flexible and adaptable 'can do' attitude. Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills are essential in this busy and varied role. Key Payroll Responsibilities:
Provide administrative support across the EMEA payrolls, as directed by the VP Payroll:
• Input and full ownership of one EMEA payrolls, as well as a coordinating the processing of a couple of other small European locations, working with the outsourced payroll vendor
• Completion of post payroll administration, including preparation and reconciliation of cost reports
• Acting as coordinator for employee and third-party queries
• To provide general payroll or benefits support, as required
• To run the monthly EMEA Interface (together with associated reports) and distribute accordingly
• Manage the EMEA payroll e-mail account
• Act as cover for other EMEA payrolls
• Post payroll reports e.g. GTN, GL, STL, BUPA, Pension, Controllership etc.
• Run various reports in Success Factors to support payroll processing
• Responding to payroll related administrative requests Additional Duties:
• To ensure that all enquiries are handled in a courteous and timely manner as required
• Preparation of any ad hoc reports, as required
• The ability to prioritise work assignments to accommodate urgent requests as needed.
• To ensure that all data handled meets with stringent audit/SOX requirements
• Maintain a flexible attitude
• Demonstrate a professional and courteous attitude to colleagues at all times
• Ability on own and to work with team members to develop creative solutions to workflow issues
• Strong understanding of EMEA payrolls & related legislation
• Relevant experience of working in a payroll environment
• Working knowledge of other EMEA payrolls would be advantageous
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent required; IPPM qualified (full or part) would be beneficial Technical:
• Microsoft Office, including advanced Excel skills with the ability to learn additional programs as needed
• Experience with HR and Payroll specific systems such as ADP Freedom and Success Factors would be advantageous Non-technical skills:
• Strong attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines
• Highly organised and efficient and the ability of handling multiple demands and deadlines
• Excellent interpersonal and strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
• Strong team player with the ability to be flexible, diligent and dependable
• Work using own initiative and without close supervision
• Demonstrates appropriate confidentiality at all times
• Ability to adapt quickly to new demands and demonstrate strong problem solving skills
Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody's Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.