What you’ll be doing...

You will be responsible for supporting all activities related to the compliance process for Global Payroll, including validation of the on-cycle, off-cycle and online payroll calculations, providing Payroll Operations support with control reports, providing data and materials for all audits including Sarbanes Oxley (SOX). In addition, you will be responsible for supporting all aspects of data security for Global Payroll systems. This includes data certifications, data trustee, and Payroll security profiles both set up and access supporting Verizon compliance guidelines. Compliance with external legal requirements is included in the scope of these responsibilities. You will interact and provide input on policy and process decisions that integrate with HR, IT, General Ledger, and Legal in addition to providing supervisory support for stakeholder and external vendor relationships.

  • Understanding the end-to-end processing for PeopleSoft Payroll as well as the Time Reporting Systems that interface into Payroll and downstream interfaces to support SOX and internal/external audits.
  • Functioning as the main point of contact for all audit requests.
  • Maintaining the on-call schedule to ensure all calculations are validated and FLUX reports are created for the Operations’ team review.
  • Demonstrating a basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and basic understanding of organizational industry standards, specific internal control concepts and principles.
  • Ensuring processing service level agreements are maintained and provided to the Manager of Data Management and Controls to maintain monthly metrics.
  • Performing training and development process documentation related to work stream.
  • Mentoring Analysts and providing career development feedback.
  • Supporting audits by working with Payroll as needed, communicating remediation issues and documenting and overseeing resolution plans.
  • Updating and maintaining process documentation across Payroll to support SOX audit and controls as well as overall process repository. Ensuring updates are completed annually for all functions.
  • Conducting quarterly security certifications for each application owned by Payroll.
  • Monitoring data trustee requests.
  • Maintaining knowledge of Verizon procedures and guidelines related to data.
  • Maintaining knowledge of industry standards for work stream, and conducting benchmarking to ensure processes are efficient.
  • Helping to identify automation and standardization of processes in your area of responsibility across Verizon. Presenting to upper management to support long term strategies.
  • Developing strong working relationships with stakeholders and peers to ensure processes are working effectively.
  • Working to support the team as assigned, enabling the business through technology enhancements.
  • Understanding the end-to-end functional processes as well as how the functional processes integrate with the overall end-to-end payroll processes.
  • Providing assistance to the Production Processing and Operations Support/Process Integration team relating to project development testing efforts.
  • Supporting Global payroll responsibilities, where feasible and appropriate.
  • Providing primary support for all activities in support of testing changes impacting their functional area as a result of system upgrades, enhancements or changes brought about from policy, processing changes, vendor or legal review.
  • Producing accurate and effective information using simple queries and reporting tools, such as minimal table joins and conditional clauses needed.
  • Working under existing standards and procedures; may require some interpretation.
  • Exercising judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action; working on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations requires a review of identifiable factors.
  • Providing assistance with developing process documentation.
  • Ensuring payroll procedures are clearly documented and maintained.
  • Providing support to the Payroll Integration team as required relating to project development testing efforts.
  • Identifying and communicating process improvements as identified in the normal performance of daily functional activities.
  • Interacting with peers in HR, Benefits, and Benefit vendors to resolve employee questions/issues.
  • Monitoring the activities of a section to ensure processes perform as required.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Security, Finance or Accounting.
  • Two or more years of compliance experience (Global desired), including experience supporting and completing audits.
  • Experience with HRMS/Payroll Processing/Controls/Audit.
  • Compliance experience, including experience supporting and completing audits.
  • Professional certification, Payroll Professional Certification or FPC.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to manage diverse and decentralized teams.
  • Comprehensive understanding of end-to-end payroll processing requirements.
  • Good understanding of year-end processing procedures and payroll rules.
  • Background in Customer Service and knowledge of Call Center Operations.
  • Finance Operations experience, such as Payroll.
  • Excellent organization, communication and time management skills.
  • Good understanding of compliance with legal, regulatory, and financial requirements governing functional tasks and activities.
  • Strong investigation/researching skills.
  • Knowledge of report query and design, SQL writing.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong presentation skills, and the ability to drive visions or strategy to upper management.
  • Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement initiatives, root cause analysis and project management.
  • Results oriented mindset with a strong sense of urgency, flexibility and a proactive approach.
  • Superior quantitative, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, Director, Executive Director and Vice President levels.
  • Very strong organizational and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to supervise multiple functions simultaneously.
  • Ability to work well on a team - interacting and supporting team members, team building, etc.
  • Ability to manage large work volumes, show flexibility, and adapt easily to change.
  • Leadership, team building, facilitation, and conflict management skills.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.