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Siemens Senior Payroll Analyst SME in Orlando, Florida

Position Overview:

The Senior Payroll Analyst SME (Subject Matter Expert) is a key role responsible for proactive collaboration with customer and key internal business partners. You will ensure the timely and accurate delivery of payroll processing in compliance with all laws and regulations as well as provides accounting and reporting support. In this role you will include review of legislative, contractual and policy driven changes, the impact on integrations and the implementation of appropriate changes. The Senior Payroll Analyst is a subject matter expert for payroll processing and serves as a resource for management and employees and supports cross functional team initiatives and projects. The position must be able to identify problems and develop solutions to further efforts toward continuous process improvements and internal controls. You must be highly motivated and a self-starter, has a customer-first mindset, and work effectively as part of a team. This is an exciting opportunity to utilize expertise in a challenging and rewarding environment.


This position is responsible for ensuring consistently, timely and high-quality processing of payrolls for the multiple Siemens Operating and Strategic Companies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely processing and analyzing of payroll related transactions in compliance with the company policies and all federal, state and local laws and regulations; assist in quarter end and year end activities

  • Pre-audit payroll input data, audit reports and supporting documentation, and verify authenticity and completeness of data

  • Responsible for compliance with payroll related internal controls and maintaining and improving internal control procedures and processes; maintain process documentations and procedures to ensure accuracy, effectiveness and reliability of the established payroll processes and controls

  • Perform payroll system testing for patches, enhancements and upgrades to validate expected functionality as designed; recommend and implement system and procedural improvements and changes

  • Initiate, lead and/or actively participate in special projects that meet the needs of customers, enhance efficiencies and streamline department processes and procedures

  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives by identifying opportunities to improve efficiency, adjust to changing conditions and enhance internal controls

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for payroll and partner effectively with Human Resources, IT, Finance and other functions to ensure appropriate flow of data and reporting

  • Act as the liaison between the 3rd party payroll vendor and the rest of the organization to coordinate programming and process changes as required

  • Provide timely customer service to employees, ensuring research and responses are thorough

  • Cross-train with other team members to assure adequate coverage, accurate and consistent information and timeliness of processing; provide training to team members

  • Complete post payroll audits and reporting, prepare metrics and track errors

  • Analysis and validation of payroll processing results using technology - reports and macros

  • Identifies and uses CAPAs for root cause analysis and implementation of corrective and preventative actions

  • Compile, analyze and provide data to support internal and external audits

  • Assists in transitions in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, including but not limited to, analysis of payroll impacts, as needed for the domestic and international payrolls

  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by manager

Required Knowledge/Skills Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree required, Bachelor degree preferred

  • CPP/FPC certification a plus

  • 8+ years of experience in all aspects of payroll with multi-state and high volume

  • Solid understanding of payroll knowledge and principles

  • Understanding of payroll processing within a shared services environment

  • Excellent attention to details and analytical skills

  • Solid time management skills, ability to prioritize assignments in a dynamic work environment

  • Proficient computer, organizational, research and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to meet critical deadlines, manage priorities and workflow, and work effectively in a fast-paced team environment

  • Self-starter with ability to adapt to changing business needs

  • Ability to work in and contribute to a collaborative, team-oriented environment

  • Excellent customer service orientation and interpersonal skills with the ability to forge productive relationships with customers, payroll team and cross-functional teams

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, positive attitude, flexibility, and a willingness to learn new things

  • Advanced Excel level, proficient with all Office applications

  • Experience with Oracle HCM Cloud or ERP systems highly preferred

Organization: Global Business Services

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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