Job Location:
India – Chennai

Position Title: Payroll Professional India

Department: Corporate Finance

Location: Chennai, India

Report to: Payroll Team Lead

Position Overview

Process payroll and work closely with internal and external stakeholders to make sure our employees across the globe are paid correctly and on time.

Essential Responsibilities

This function will manage, prepare, document, and disburse payroll checks, payroll taxes, and employee benefit payments for India. This role partners closely with Trimble’s People eXperience (Human Resources) and Corporate Finance teams to ensure compliance with our statutory accounting. In addition, this role is responsible for creating reports illustrating payroll expenditures, including such items as tax payments and benefit plan disbursements. 

Day-to-day activities include: 

  • Ensure accurate, compliant, and timely payroll processing for India.

  • Take ownership of the completion of payroll-related accruals and prepayment

  • Ensure data integrity from Trimble’s HRIS (Workday) to Cloudpay through the integration reports

  • Act as the main point of contact for employees about payroll through the ASKPayroll app.

  • Act as backup for the rest of the APAC team, using the Cloudpay calendar for payroll processes regionally.

  • Partner with the broader Finance team to complete monthly payroll-related balance sheet reconciliations

  • Partner with Trimble’s local payroll providers to ensure the monthly correct payroll results and timely compliance/reporting with government authorities

  • Analyze ad hoc improvements/practices that may impact payroll in Sweden and work with internal and external stakeholders to arrive at the best payroll solution for Trimble

  • Gather manual input, including appropriate approvals for upload in Cloudpay (TOP, commissions, ESPP, RSU)

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

    • AND 5+ years relevent work experience

    • OR an equivilant combination of education and relevant work experience

  • Expertise in payroll platforms/systems like CloudPay.

  • Familiarity with the Workday ecosystem and preferably with experience in interfaces and integrations between Workday and 3rd party payroll systems.

  • Experience in the labor, tax and social security framework in India. 

  • Advanced proficiency (verbal and written) in English.

  • Attention to detail and the ability to explain complex information to others in straightforward situations.

  • Advanced reporting skills through excel. Preferable experience in the manipulation of big chunks of data through Data Analytics platform like DOMO / PowerBI / Tableau

  • Change management mindset: willingness to embrace change of processes on a global scale.

  • Basic knowledge of working within finance and having an understanding of prepayments, accruals, and journals would be beneficial.

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