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HR & Payroll Manager

Multinational consultancy firm
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the payroll & HR outputs are delivered as per the agreed SLA & quality agreed with our clients:

  • Delivery of accurate and timely payrolls ensuring proper controls are in place and maintaining compliance with relevant legislation for all Company's clients
  • Develop internal controls measures and ensure all key internal controls for payroll cycle are in place and operating effectively
  • Support the integration of clients and Company processes
  • Support the delivery of ad-hoc projects
  • Provide expert input in terms of local employment legislation, policies and practices


  • Support the implementation of new HR tools, processes, programs and systems within Company payroll & HR service line

  • Evaluate and implement improvements to processes and controls over the payroll systems

  • Support the HR business leaders with Preparation of specific reports, statistics as well as development of HR data

  • Support an annual communication plan to enhance customer service, to ensure that the Payroll functions’ performance is as per the client’s requirements

  • Ensure that the offering processes and contractual agreements are regularly reviewed and improved by implementing changes that lead to best-practices

  • Pro-actively identify business opportunities and critical success factors for an effective business development in the service line

  • Maintain awareness of current practices in payroll processing and keep the departments within Company informs about changes in all current payroll legislation and policies

  • Manage the team members

  • Ensuring that there is always sufficient technical / legislative knowledge in the team such that Company payroll team members are proactive with change and fully compliant at all times

  • Build a culture in the Payroll team whereby every team member is confident to suggest improvements to systems and processes

  • Develop, motivate and lead Payroll team and ensures the team goals support Company vision and mission

  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with Company representatives that inspire confidence and cooperation

  • University degree in Finance / Payroll / Systems / Business administration, Human Resources or related field is required

  • A minimum of 6-8 years of related experience in a progressive payroll function

  • A leader with the ability to pro-actively coach and mentor team members on best practices and on performance while retaining a team of competent employees who will ensure both the Payroll & HR services are running smoothly

  • System implementation experience preferred

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in payroll calculations / processing and accounting principles

  • PC knowledge – advanced (Microsoft Office- Word, Power Point, Outlook, other on-line applications)

  • Fluent in English

  • Proven knowledge and practical application of Romanian practices and employment laws

  • Advanced Communication skills - ability to articulate complex topics and interact with all levels of management

  • Great trouble-shooting ability, with a continuous improvement mindset

  • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to achieve goals and objectives

  • Strong time-management and project management skills

  • Demonstrated initiative with the ability to find efficiencies, innovate and improve processes

  • Ability to be flexible in responding to changing deadlines and pressures

  • Stays current with trends and best practices in payroll technology, administration and management

  • Ability to identify problems and clients’ needs and drive appropriate solutions

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Good attention to detail

  • Interactions: Internal - communication & presentations & influencing at all levels

  • Interactions: External relations management - Companies clients & prospects

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