Senior Finance Manager - Global Payroll

Fleet Street, UK
Competitive salary
14 Sep 2020
25 Sep 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Experience level
The incumbent will answer queries from Senior Management. The incumbent will lead a team of Accountants, Specialists, and manage third party resources in the resolution of issues & conflicts relating to the financial functions supported, ad hoc requests made, or executing on delivery of firm wide initiatives in support of the global function.

Principal Responsibilities
  • Manages a team of finance professionals. Provides feedback, identifies development or career opportunities, coaches, conducts performance reviews and salary discussions.
  • Document and maintain departmental policies and procedures.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement process efficiencies to strengthen controls, reduce risks and eliminate redundancies.
  • Manage, develop, and coach associates in order to meet department quality and productivity standards, enhance skill sets, and retain associates.
  • Responsible for recruitment and performance management for team of associates.

  • Manage global payroll processes to properly pay, report and record compensation and related costs.
  • Develop and monitor procedures for the preparation, documentation and disbursement of all payroll remittances, payroll taxes, and employee benefits.
  • Review and audit payroll prepared by staff and third party providers to ensure compliance with corporate policies, tax requirements, statutory regulations, and GAAP.
  • Monitor, evaluate and manage changing legal, tax and regulatory demands and their effects on processes and procedures.
  • Primary lead to manage third party service provider to ensure effective and efficient operations aligned to deliverables for associates and other clients

Stock Incentives and Employee Benefit Plans
  • Administer and manage long-term incentive (LTI) plans in coordination with Tax, Legal, Human Resources, and Managed Service Providers
  • Partner with Human Resources to ensure that compensation and incentive decisions / changes are appropriate / adequate
  • Facilitate the routing and resolution of inquiries from associates, transfer agent staff and brokers

You should be:
  • Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, and/or Certified Payroll Professional
  • Experience working with service providers
  • Experience leading a global payroll function and related reporting functions
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and develop associates at varying levels
  • Outstanding financial, technical, and quantitative analytical skills.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing value-added financial processes