Senior HR and Payroll EMEA Specialist, Senior Associate
Who we are looking for
A senior HR professional with at least 2 years of experience, specifically in HR Operations or Payroll function.
Why this role is important to us
The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them manage risk, respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. To make that happen we need teams like yours to help navigate employees and the organization as a whole. In your role you will strive for cutting-edge solutions, that are straightforward and scalable. You will help us build resilience and execute day to day deliverables at our best.
Join us if making your mark in the financial services industry from day one is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for
As Senior HR and Payroll EMEA Specialist you will
- Deliver HR administration and Payroll activities to support EMEA HR and providing Tier 3 customer support for such HR services.
- Manage employee queries related to HR.
- Provide accurate and consistent advice to employees within agreed SLA.
- Coordinate and ensure effective and timely flow of critical information to all relevant parties/vendors/third parties and follows up on administrative details within or across divisions that includes handling confidential and sensitive information that pertains to employee personal sensitive data.
- Act as a local escalation first point of contact for all HR issues.
- Prepare and distributes standard and ad hoc HR reports within specified guidelines Take care of assigned HR activities in a timely accurate and efficient manner in line with local legislative requirements including relevant paperwork preparation & sign off.
- Engage with key stakeholders, subject matter experts and operational areas to quantify, track and measure potential business benefits and/ or risk for any defined HR processes.
- Ensure and monitoring the compliance of maintaining data privacy in line with global and local requirements across GHR Shared Services and act in an advisory role when looking at legislative changes and trends to assess and impact future strategy.
- Build and maintain close relationship with GHR Shared Services global regional and local vendors as required to deliver high standard service to internal clients.
- Take accountability for the continuous improvement in HR team based on observations and input; implementation of new ideas on streamlining of the processes.
- Develop and build strong partnerships across key areas such as GHR Finance Corporate Tax Audit and Compliance.
What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
- Ability to manage multiple tasks whilst working towards strict deadlines.
- Ability to deliver high quality work in a dynamic business environment with attention to detail.
- Strong customer focus and “can do” attitude.
- Ability to interact with all levels of employees and management and handle confidential information in a professional manner.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Education & Preferred Qualifications
- Bachelor’s diploma – preferably HR / finance / accounting.
- At least 3-4 years of relevant experience, including min. 2 years of experience in HR Operations or Payroll position with a strong understanding of best practice around controls regulations, tax compliance and working with outsourced providers.
- Working knowledge of HRIS and payroll systems required with PeopleSoft experience is a plus.
- Very good Excel skills (practical usage of various functions i.e. pivot tables v-look up and others).
- Fluency in written and oral English (B2/C1 level required).
- Employee savings plan
- Premium life insurance package
- VIP medical package
- International operating environment
- Language classes
- Soft skills trainings
- Technical workshops
- Development sessions with a mentor
- Diversity of opportunities across a range of challenging and highly complex activities
- Technical or leadership career pathway
About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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