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NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
NIKE, Inc.’s uncompromising focus on human potential extends to its workforce. Nike Human Resources teams help attract, retain, and reward the world’s most innovative people by creating programs to help them thrive. They accelerate company growth as stewards of culture, organizational effectiveness, talent and change. The global Human Resources community includes experts in talent planning, talent acquisition, talent development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and more. Together, they develop a motivated, diverse and engaged global team.
Nike’s mission is to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world, and we believe “if you have a body, you are an athlete*.” Nike HR promises all 70,000+ employees (and growing) the opportunity to improve and realize their own human potential while contributing to this mission.
We exist to serve our athletes and the Director Of EMEA Payroll is responsible for leading and performing the payroll in 25 countries serving 20,000 employees. Responsible for developing a world-class payroll operation across EMEA and growing and supporting a team of 33. This role will support the Workday HCM Implementation targeted for July, 2023 and support and stabilize all post implementation activities to deliver an accurate and timely payroll. .
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR
The EMEA payroll head will be responsible for the delivery of accurate, timely and compliant payrolls across 25 countries for 20,000 employees. The leader must define a strong governance process to ensure the country teams follow the defined standard processes, standardized model and define controls. Partner with payroll staff and cross-functional teams to optimize processes through automation, process improvements and alignment of roles and responsibilities. The leader must work with teams to deliver on operational goals, KPIs and SLAs. The leaders must have a proven track record of managing payroll operations, implementations and stabilization of payroll vendor and time applications while continue to deliver and timely and accurate payroll.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
This position reports to the Sr Director, Global Payroll.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
Provide leadership and direction across the region.
Prepare and support payroll staff with upcoming Workday HCM implementation
Lead payroll teams across 25 countries driving accuracy, timeliness and compliance.
Responsible for providing direction, coaching and moving roadblocks for country payroll managers and specialist.
Ensure payroll processing standards and controls are implemented for each payroll. Meet the defined KPIs, SLAs, vendor management applying standard monthly agreements.
Process all post payroll activities. Meet all deadlines with third party remittances and filings.
Assess and reengineer end-to-end processes, including controls, needed and audit requirements. Drive end to end operational excellence with cross functional partners.
Experience in communicating with Works Council, External and internal auditors.
Understanding country regulatory requirements and agreed contracts.
Develop strong partnership with Finance, Total Rewards, Tech and other HR & Accounting functional areas to ensure integrated delivery of payroll outcomes (tax, compliance, reporting etc)
Partner with Transformation and Delivery Lead to move forward Payroll Vendor Strategy.
WHAT YOU BRING
Experience leading payroll operations, driving process improvements and supporting vendor payroll and time implementations.
Strong verbal and written communication skills coupled with excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to lead, coach, and inspire teams across 25 countries.
Ability to Manages work with tight timelines and competing priorities
Willingness to drive into the details and support teams to drive efficiency.
Possess a creative attitude, adaptability, resourceful when planning and implementing strategy.
Strong collaborator with the ability to provide a value in every single interaction with internal partners and stakeholders.
Proven ability to communicate plans across a cross-functional and/or highly matrixed organization on a corporate, regional, and functional basis.
Strong information seeking skills and drive to make things happen.
Ability to understand challenges or underlying concerns, share ideas, and develop effective solutions/responses.
Ability to network, influence, and apply internal and external resources.
Degree in Accounting or Finance is preferred.
NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.
NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
NIKE, Inc., named for the Greek goddess of victory, is the world’s leading designer, marketer, and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. At Nike, it’s in their nature to innovate and their mission is to bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. They embrace different ...