The Role: Analyst, Global Pay Services - North America The Location: 55 Water Street, New York, NY or 1 Independence Way, Princeton, NJ Grade : 10 (Relevant to internal only) The Team: The team is responsible for the monthly and annual payroll operations supporting about 5,500 employees throughout North America. Based in New York and New Jersey, they work with a third-party payroll provider while focused on delivering an accurate and timely payroll every pay period. What's in it for you: An opportunity for professional growth by handling payrolls impacting all employees in the region. It's a chance to work with payroll and People teams to find and implement operational efficiencies. Be part of a team of professionals with the common goal of continuously improving the payroll operations. S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $68,300 to $155,900. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location. This role is eligible to receive S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, visit https://www.spgbenefitessentials.com/newhires.Responsibilities:
Support processing and disbursement of payrolls on time with a high degree of accuracy.
Plan, coordinate, and assist with payroll across North America and ensure that payroll cycles and deadlines are adhered to by all parties involved in the payroll cycle.
Focus is on handling payrolls for exempt and non-exempt employees paid on a semi-monthly and weekly basis.
Responsible for thorough review and analysis, accurate and timely processing of monthly payroll in accordance with company policies and local regulatory standards, including liaising with payroll vendor where applicable.
Responsible for working with payroll vendor to ensure accurate and timely filing and payment of statutory payroll withholding taxes to relevant government authorities.
Partner with internal teams and payroll vendor to ensure that employee income from stock option and share grants is correctly computed and reported in accordance with local regulatory standards.
Partner with internal teams and payroll vendor to support accurate and timely processing of payroll related journal entries and accruals.
Work with payroll vendor to support issuance of employee income tax reporting statements.
Resolve escalations by providing root cause analysis and corrective action for complex or non-routine situations.
Keep abreast of payroll regulatory changes, review and analyze tax and legal regulations (including complex issues such as stock-based compensation).
Identify issues/implications affecting company and employees; as needed, work with Corporate Legal, Tax, and People areas as well as payroll vendor to ensure resolutions.
Consistently review existing work practices and recommend areas for improvement including workflows, payroll vendor competencies, analysis & planning, regulatory compliance, etc.
Assist in implementation of improvements/enhancements, including working independently with all stakeholders, and achieve high levels of efficiency, accuracy, and compliance.
Assist with responses to all payroll related audits, both internal and external.
What we're looking for:
Diploma or Degree in Human Resource Management or Business or Accountancy with more than 5+ years of relevant professional experience
Prior payroll experience required with a preference for experience in a multi-national company
Highly organized and capable of working under time constraints to meet tight deadlines
Extensive knowledge of Excel, including use of pivot tables
Ability to accurately manipulate and move data to and from a variety of sources across multiple platforms
Ability to work independently and within a team
Excellent communication skills
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