Overall objective of the Role
The Payroll Country owner (PCO) is responsible to define the local payroll country set up of Alight Pay and the ongoing maintenance and health of the country solution.
The Payroll Country Owner (PCO) will provide expertise and outputs to deliver compliant country payroll calculations and legal compliance into the core pay engine and to maintain the Country standard ongoing.
The Payroll Country Owner role is essential to deliver a compliant payroll calculations and legal compliance and will be responsible for creating and maintaining :
Country Payroll Design Document describe scope and limitations. Serves as a functional design on which the payroll engine and calculation methods will be defined.
Country Calculation Workbook this includes the definition and formulas to calculate payroll. Covering the inputs needed to run payroll, the calculations that need to be performed, the validation runs and the key payroll account outputs. (GTN workbook)
Country Payroll Account Catalog this involves defining all the payroll account payments and deductions that are relevant for the country (euHReka defines this as wage types) and setting the payroll account groups.
Country Local Data Workbook defining the local data that is required to be collected to feed the calculations. These definitions feed the design of the local data forms.
The PCO defines the characteristics of each field, including values, dependencies, mandatory information, and validation rules.
Country Reporting Standards define the listing of standard reports for the country, maintain information on the data sources and correct configuration and provide samples for supporting onboarding of new client accounts.
Country Testing validating all created standards and rules through testing of created Country solution within Alight Pay.
Maintenance and Compliance continual review and update of Country Standard overtime to identify and adapt to legal changes and incorporate into all design documents, workbooks, and other material to maintain country compliance
Owns the payroll solution for the country
Key point of contact for sales when a person is required to represent our payroll solution for that country
Monitor regulatory environment and ensure changes are understood, planned and incorporated into the Country payroll standards and workbooks
Maintain the L3s and L5s process documentation for country standard processing
Maintain all the Country Standard workbooks and documentation that states what is included in the standard deployment for the country in line with country legislative changes
Maintain the list of standard reports and samples
Maintain the forms documentation which states what is included in the standard deployment for the country
Support Country Payroll Teams in running payroll and providing tier 1 support and triage for all technical questions and problems
Managing and maintaining clear and informative communications to internal teams to support the efficient processing of Payrolls and Systems.
Work with relevant teams across Alight to ensure changes to the technical environment are understood, tested and that all documentation is updated to reflect those changes
Participates in activities as and when required
Key Criteria to monitor performance
Compliant system (Alight Payroll)
All documentation maintained and up to date
Up to date with legislation and system testing
Adherence to all Security and Compliance procedures
Adherence to quality standards
Demonstrate professionalism and act responsibly
Be Accountable - Take advantage of the World of Opportunity and demonstrate personal responsibility and eagerness to explore & acquire the necessary skills.
Be a key team player by collaborating and sharing knowledge to accomplish personal and team results.
Solve Problems - Be a resourceful problem solver by proactively identifying problems or challenges in the workplace and put forward creative solutions to drive continuous improvement
Take Ownership - Proactively seeks clarity of role, accomplishment of individual & team objectives and future personal career opportunities
Be Client Centric - Actively responds to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external clients. Ensure a balanced approach between client requirements and Alight priorities
Be Effective - Demonstrate knowledge of the Alight Way, our values and levers for success. Contribute and work to agreed global standards, utilize tools & technologies to act fast to achieve maximum personal productivity.
Ensure work can be carried out in a repeatable, scalable way