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This position is accountable to lead Payroll Process, Strategy, Communications and Knowledge Management for the Aramark US & Canada area of the business; supporting driving Payroll Operations and System Administration together with all payroll stakeholders to desired business results.
This position identifies and sets future strategy for payroll across North America and executes. Defines and drives key requirements, projects and initiatives aimed at efficiency, quality, compliance, reducing costs, eliminating complexity and/or maximizing value of select functions and operations. Is the Center of Excellence (COE) for the Payroll function.
Leads the work performed by a team of 5-8 employees; who are tasked with providing analysis and guidance on payroll initiatives, managing and executing payroll related projects including communication strategy and execution; collaborate with interdependent teams to optimize the end-to-end process and system integration. Related project management support will be provided from the Finance PMO.
The incumbent will apply comprehensive knowledge / skills of payroll operations and systems, input processes / systems (i.e., timekeeping, HR) and output gross-to-net and financial reporting requirements; handle a variety of work activities at once; proactively act to understand employee, payee and outsource provider needs and identify / implement solutions; Understand and proactively optimize the end-to-end process; Identify and drive process improvements; develop and maintain partnerships with other internal and external stakeholders. Ability to drive across the end to end process and effectively communicate with Senior Leadership across the teams.
A strong commitment to Aramark's core values.
STATUS AND SCOPE:
The position will report directly to the AVP – Financial Services
The incumbent is required to interface with various levels of senior management, internal and external stakeholders, and external vendors. Understand and align his/her objectives with organizational goals, provide solutions to a diverse range of complex issues, and build strong internal and external alliances.