Job Location:
Mulgrave – AU

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Bristol Myers Squibb is seeking and experienced Regional Payroll Analyst to join our team to ensure accurate and timely delivery of the payroll services compliant with the organization and legal requirements; manage vendor relationships; respond to the payroll operations queries, major market – Japan & support other regional countries and markets. The BMS HR Service Delivery Model is a Shared Service outsourced model and this role will interface with business partners in HR Shared Services, Global Expatriate Services, Executive Compensation, Savings Plan & Benefits, Financial Shared Services General Accounting, as well as our outsourced providers.

Detailed position responsibilities:

  • Implement processes related  to payroll delivery

  • Provide Tier 2 support to inquiries related to payroll

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for time and attendance.

  • Facilitate and participate in governance process used for analysis and approval of payroll work requests and projects.

  • Collaborate with Savings Plan & Benefits to understand the savings and benefits calculations and the impact on payroll calculation.

  • Coordinate with Outsourced Service Provider regarding all policies, programs and processes related to payroll.

  • Work with the BMS HR Service Delivery Team to ensure service provider is achieving SLA’s

  • Assess the delivery impact  of any HR Management Policy changes, regulatory or compliance changes may have on the service provider and BMS Payroll operations;

  • Aid in overseeing the implementation of payroll system solutions for U.S. based acquisitions.

  • Evaluate the vendor solutions for time and attendance and recommend changes as contracts are due to expire.

  • Interface with Total Rewards COE to identify and address any administrative needs related to global compensation and benefit programs. Leverage expertise to produce solutions that enable global consistency and standardization and facilitate exceptional performance

  • Develop practical implementation plans for HR Service delivery taking into account any local regulations and/ or needs

  • Proactively develop and maintain technical knowledge in specialized area(s), remaining up-to-date on current trends and best practices

  • Interface with payroll and benefits vendors, as needed, to ensure compliance with established procedures

  • Analyze vendor SLAs and maintain a scorecard to communicate performance to global process leaders and regional delivery leads

Qualifications, skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, major in accounting or finance is preferred; advanced degree a plus.

  • Minimum of 5~7 years Payroll relevant business experience including experience with time and attendance.

  • Experience working in a Shared Services environment and with a third party service provider.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Payroll, Payroll Tax, and Payroll Accounting and related end to end processes.

  • Strong SAP Payroll technical expertise (preferably on Version 6.0) including integration points with Organizational Management and Personnel Administration and SAP Finance.

  • Experience with time and attendance systems preferably Kronos.

  • The candidate must have ability to manage multiple tasks, be well organized, and have a proven track record of meeting or exceeding deadlines.

  • Strong project management and leadership skills are very desirable.

  • Strong, oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are vital.

  • The successful candidate must be a self starter, highly motivated, and work with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to analyze and diagnose situations and create innovative solutions to ensure organization effectiveness.

  • Ability to see the “big picture”.

  • Ability to influence the actions of others through collaborative working relationships. Desire to work in a fast paced, change oriented, complex environment.

  • Occasional travel to third party vendor location

  • Basic proficiency in Japanese and English.

  • Ideal candidates would have working knowledge and experience with Workday HCM & be a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP)

To protect the safety of our employees, third parties, customers, patients and communities, BMS Australia requires all employees to be fully vaccinated using a locally approved vaccination against COVID-19, unless an exemption is applicable under the State or Federal legislation relevant to you (e.g. your state’s anti-discrimination act). Within our policy an exemption can only be approved by the HR Director. By applying for this role, you understand that you will be asked if you can comply with the Policy. 

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.