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Manager Payroll - Americas

Company: Franklin Templeton
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing - delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Over 9,500 employees working in 30 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 155 countries. For more than 75 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.Franklin Templeton offers employees a competitive and valuable range of total rewards-monetary and non-monetary-designed to support the whole person and to recognize their time, talents, and results. Along with base compensation, other compensation is offered such as a discretionary bonus, 401k plan, health insurance, and other perks. There are several factors taken into consideration in making compensation decisions including but not limited to location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. At Franklin Templeton, we apply a total reward philosophy where all aspects of compensation and benefits are taken into consideration in determining compensation.We expect the salary for this position to range between $100,400 - $136,800.What is the Manager, Payroll - Americas responsible for?The Manager, Payroll - Americas will demonstrate a proven track record of leading a payroll function in the Americas for a large publicly traded multi-national corporation. This high impact position requires a strong ability to foster outstanding relationships with senior partners across Franklin Templeton at corporate and country level, including Business, Human Resources, Tax, Legal, Information Technology, Audit, Compliance, Treasury, and Chief Accounting Officer organizations. To be successful in this role, the candidate will have a vision for re-engineering the payroll function in the Americas to become more automated and scalable and delivering on operational goals. The Manager, Payroll - Americas will be responsible for overall payroll governance and controls for the US, Canada and Latin America, supporting new pay programs, managing vendor and audit relationship, and ensuring an overall success of the Americas payroll team through training and development. Core responsibilities include managing all aspects of the daily payroll operations and ensuring that payroll transactions are delivered timely and accurately and in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures.What are the ongoing responsibilities of the Manager, Payroll - Americas?

  • Define the overall strategy and vision for our payroll function in the Americas to enhance automation and scalability while ensuring accurate, timely, secured, and compliant payroll processing
  • Enhance and maintain strong business relationships with senior partners throughout the organization and external parties regarding existing and new pay programs
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support system integration and configuration requirements
  • Lead acquisition related payroll implementation activities
  • Stay current on payroll related rules and regulations in all jurisdictions in the Americas and proactively advise business partners on potential implications for the organization as a whole and local jurisdictions
  • Own Americas payroll governance, internal controls and process documentation while striving for increased efficiency and effectiveness in the Americas
  • Drive coaching, mentoring, and development of payroll team members to optimize operational effectiveness and develop the next generation of potential leadersWhat ideal qualifications, skills & experience would help someone to be successful?
    • 8+ years of multi-disciplinary, multi-country experience with a large public company including payroll, payroll tax and filings, stock, MFU and cash-based compensatory arrangements, private equity transactions, global mobility, travel, and termination benefits
    • Expert knowledge of all aspects of the US payroll, good understanding of payroll in Canada and Latin America
    • Experience implementing payroll in new countries and for acquired companies, and collaborating in a cross-functional environment
    • Leadership experience in system implementation, with a proven record of developing vision, establishing goals, and delivering results. Recent experience with digital finance technologies and robotic automation process is a plus
    • Proficiency in Workday Payroll and a deep knowledge of ADP. Implementation of payroll systems is a plus
    • CPP designation strongly desired
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or related field. Master's degree is preferred#LI-HYBRID#MID_SENIOR_LEVELWhat makes Franklin Templeton unique?In addition to the dynamic and professional environment at Franklin Templeton, we strive to ensure that our employees have access to a competitive and valuable set of Total Rewards-the mix of both monetary and non-monetary rewards provided to you in recognition for your time, talents, efforts, and results. .Highlights of our benefits include:
      • Three weeks paid time off the first year
      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan with 85% company match on your pre-tax and/or Roth contributions, up to the IRS limits
      • Employee Stock Investment Program
      • Tuition Assistance Program
      • Purchase of company funds with no sales charge
      • Onsite fitness center and recreation center
      • Onsite cafeteriaWe believe that being a good corporate citizen is good business. To us, corporate citizenship means being accountable, serving our clients, being an employer of choice, managing our environmental impact, and supporting our communities. An emphasis on corporate citizenship is embedded in our culture and values, and is an important element of how we achieve success.We are also committed to your learning and development with resources focused around Experience, Exposure, and Education, to help you achieve your professional development goals.Franklin Templeton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to ancestry, age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, or gender expression, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law, ordinance, or regulation. We invite you to visit us at Franklin Templeton Careers to learn more about our company, career opportunities and recruitment process.Franklin Templeton is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. If you believe that you need an accommodation to search for, or apply for, one of our positions please send an email to . In your email, please include the accommodation you are requesting and the job title and job number you are applying for. It may take up to three business days to receive a response to your request. Please note that only requests for accommodations will receive a response.

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