SAP HCM Consultant, Payroll Expert

Alight Solutions



Granada, Spain


Position summary

Our story:

At Alight, we believe a company’s success starts with its people. It’s why we’re so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team’s expertise in human insights and cloud technology, allows companies and employees around the world to transform and thrive.

With a competitive total rewards package, continuing education and training and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work.

Our Values:

Champion people

Be empathetic.

Help create a place where everyone belongs.

We win together.

Grow with purpose

Be inspired by our higher calling of improving lives.

Fail forward and choose progress over perfection.

We are brave, we show grit and grow our whole selves.

Be Alight

Be a beacon and empower others.

Act with integrity and be real.

We find ways to add joy in life.

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Role Summary: SAP HCM Consultant - Payroll Management

The SAP HCM Consultant will act as a SAP Payroll Expert for the HR Service Delivery Payroll Team for Belgian accounts. The SAP HCM Payroll Consultant will be responsible for the accurate and timely execution of payroll / time processes for multiple pay groups. This would include the evaluation of the Payroll schemas, Overtime, contribution, taxes, customer agreements, legal reporting customizing and other post payroll process. SAP HCM & Payroll configuration for business requirements, schemas, PCRs, wage type creation, basic pay configuration, etc.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver high quality solutions through system configuration that meets overall business requirements
  • Must have ability to perform configuration for HCM modules of HR: Payroll (evaluation & schemas)
  • Act as SPOC for one or several accounts, doing coordination tasks and providing technical and expert support to other consultants in the Team
  • Act as the HR Services lead for SAP Payroll Management development, defect identification, and defect resolution
  • Analysis of payroll / time schemas to identify root cause and solution of pay & time discrepancies
  • Resolve complex defects related to Overtime, social security calculation, legal reporting, allowances, sickness, taxes, posting, payslips and others specific Belgian payroll configurations
  • Participates in SAP HR projects as an integral part of a cross-functional team to support the delivery of HR Services.
  • Ensure time and attendance data integrity
  • Extensive and proven SAP HCM & Payroll configuration skills
  • Must have experience on Belgian Payroll – Schemas, sickness process, PCRs, wage type creation, basic pay configuration, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve HCM & Payroll problems/failures for both external and internal customers and updating ticket logging systems in a timely and accurate manner

Key experience and Skills:

  • SAP Experience in Payroll Management

  • SAP HCM Experience for Belgian Payroll

  • SAP HCM Experience in PA / OM

  • SAP HCM Experience in ABAP is an extra very valuable in this role.

  • Ability to manage highly confidential materials and issues effectively

  • Detailed knowledge of SAP, advanced use of MS Office (Excel, Access, Word), and reporting tools

  • Must possess a high degree of strategic and analytical planning skills

  • Individual should possess excellent time management skills and should be able to multi-task and prioritize daily assignments as well as ongoing projects

  • Must possess strong decision-making and organizational skills

  • Must be very motivated to meet the needs of internal customers while practicing diplomacy when communicating and working with all levels of the Company

  • Must be self -motivated and be able to work well under pressure with little supervision

  • Individual must be able to effectively communicate complex information both verbally and in writing to all levels of management

  • Must be willing to travel as required

  • Must be performing satisfactorily in current position

Additional Information

  • Applicants must have a valid EU work permit
  • Fluent level of English

What we offer:

• International business environment (25+ languages spoken)

• Relocation Package • Smart working & Flexible Office Schedule

• Sophisticated Career Initiatives

• Transparent Reward & Recognition schemes

• Annual Salary Review

• Innovative industry leading company

Alight Human Resources offers you a unique chance to build a career in a vibrant, agile and growing organization, yet one with truly global client relationships and a wide range of opportunities. At Alight HR we’re dedicated to our clients, and we operate as a single, global team striving for excellence and innovation in everything we do. Talk to Alight and discover what A World of Opportunity can mean for you!

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Alight believes diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. And we’re committed to enabling an inclusive culture of belonging that engages all colleagues and grows the diversity of our talent to proudly represent the clients and communities we serve.

As an affirmative action employer, we adhere to the principles of equal employment opportunity in the workplace as defined in our diversity policy statement.

Diversity Policy Statement

Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities and sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

Authorization to work in the Employing Country

Applicants for employment in the country in which they are applying (Employing Country) must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the Employing Country and with Alight.

Note, this job description does not restrict management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.


Why you should apply for a job to Alight Solutions:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management

  • 78% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 75% would recommend this company to other women

  • 72% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • All Alight full-time colleagues receive health benefits beginning on their first day of employment, paid time off and 401k corporate match

  • Alight achieved a score of 100 in the Human Right’s Campaign’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index

  • Our Global Colleague Led Communities are an integral component of Alight's commitment to drive change in diversity and inclusion