Senior Payroll Specialist, Officer

State Street
Krakow, Poland
Not disclosed
20 Jul 2021
20 Aug 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Who we are looking for

We are looking for an Expert in Poland Payroll area with working knowledge of payroll calculations to be able to verify transactions performed by payroll vendor.

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.

Your new role

What you will be responsible for

As a Senior Payroll Specialist you will:

  • Take care of assigned payroll activities in a timely accurate and efficient manner in line with local legislative requirements including relevant paper work preparation & sign off
  • Be responsible for smooth and effective payroll process form the end to end – completing and verification of input and output data (data accuracy, reconciliation of payroll reports prior to transmission to processing and payment, etc.), dual check prior to submission for approval and sign off
  • Ensure payroll is in compliance with applicable laws regulations
  • Manage internal workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Coordinate and ensure effective and timely flow of critical information to and from 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.
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding regarding the proper taxation of employer paid benefits, company car, etc.
  • Manage employee queries related to payroll and Act as a local escalation first point of contact for all payroll issues
  • Prepare and distributes standard and ad hoc HR reports within specified guidelines.
  • Build and maintain close relationship with GHR Shared Services global regional and local vendors as required to deliver high standard service to internal clients
  • Develop and build strong partnerships across key areas such as GHR Finance Corporate Tax Audit and Compliance, Finance, Accounting, Legal, Employee Relation, etc.
  • Create, review and update policies and procedures within Payroll/HR Shared Services as needed that includes design, preparation and implementation of new GHR SS processes
  • Perform other duties as requested by regional and global HR SS Leads when requested

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role:

  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to interact with all levels of employees and management and handle confidential information in a professional manner
  • Flexible “can do” attitude
  • Team player with a strong customer focus
  • Can-do attitude with strong focus on process improvements

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years’ experience in Polish Payroll position with a strong understanding of best practice around controls regulations tax compliance and working with outsourced providers
  • Payroll & HR Operations subject matter expertise with inhouse payroll processing model
  • Working knowledge of Payroll calculation rule and Polish Labor Cod
  • Working knowledge of HRIS and payroll systems required with Workday experience 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

What we offer:

  • 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.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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