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Global Payroll Manager
VICE Media Group
3.4km | , UK
role reference:  wyw_#00018
Location
3.4km | , UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Contract Full-time
Industry Publishing
Hours 37.5 - 37.5 Hours
  • Payroll
  • Finance
  • Tax Accounting
  • Accounting
Description:

ABOUT VICE MEDIA GROUP

VICE Media Group is the world’s largest independent youth media company. Launched in 1994, VICE has offices in 35 cities across the globe with a focus on five key businesses: VICE.com, an award-winning international network of digital content; VICE STUDIOS, a feature film and television production studio; VICE, an Emmy-winning international television network; a Peabody award-winning NEWS division with the most Emmy-awarded nightly news broadcast; and VIRTUE, a global, full-service creative agency with 21 offices around the world.  VICE's content has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Peabodys, Golden Globes, Sundance Film Festival, George Polk, Scripps Howard, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard and Webbys, among others. 

VICE Media Group’s portfolio includes Refinery29, the leading global media and entertainment company focused on women;  PULSE Films, a London-based next-generation production studio with outposts in Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Berlin;  i-D, a global digital and bimonthly magazine defining fashion and contemporary culture; and Garage, a digital platform and biannual publication converging the worlds of art and design.

Role x You

VICE Media is seeking a Global Payroll Manager to oversee the day to day functions of the global payroll processes. The ideal candidate will possess advanced knowledge of Workday and ADP Celergo payroll modules and the Time Tracking and Absence Management modules. The position will be responsible for two pay cycles paying approximately 4,500 people, which is the global population's bi-weekly and monthly pay cycle. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of the global payroll, payroll funding, tax filing on a pay period and ongoing basis   
  • Responsible for running retro pay calculations, pay calculations, as well as closing each of those 
  • Responsible for reviewing all payroll entries for accuracy and partnering heavily with Human Resources on anomalies and day to day issues concerning the payrolls  
  • Responsible for successfully balancing, settling and closing the payrolls each period 
  • Oversee processing and distribution of paychecks/vouchers  
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and execute change management for said improvements 
  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and controls and advise VP, Global Payroll of any inadequacies  
  • General knowledge of accounting standards/procedures as well as federal, state, and local rules/regulations, along with country-specific pay practices 
  • Assist the Payroll Accountant with the monthly payroll bank reconciliation, answering questions, and researching anomalies  
  • Write and run ad-hoc reports out of the payroll system to be delivered to various business partners on set schedules 
  • Assist in any upgrades or enhancement testing with HR, HRIS, Benefits or other business partners   

Qualifications 

  • 1-3 years experience with Workday and ADP Celergo preferred 
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred 
  • 5+ years processing high volume payroll  
  • GPM certification preferred  
  • A thorough understanding of payroll entries and how they affect ledger accountsIntermediate experience with Microsoft Office programs, specific Excel experience should include creating and manipulating pivot tables and lookups at a minimum.  
  • Thorough understanding of payroll processes and best practices, and ability to demonstrate a practical application of that knowledge 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of HR/Payroll systems, Time and Attendance systems and reporting tools  
  • Proactive, motivated, and results orientated individual capable of partnering with operations, human resources, and other business partners  
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within the organization  
  • An extreme level of confidentiality 

We want to find people who believe in our goals and feel inspired enough to grow while they're here to fill the role, rather than someone who checks the boxes but is not invested. So we encourage you to apply and show us what you've got. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will work together to best meet your needs.

Working at VICE

VICE prioritizes the ideas and people that other media companies miss. We believe that innovation is a direct result of diverse, inclusive cultures, so we don't just "tolerate" differences. We celebrate it and see it as essential to our staff, culture, and business. To learn more, read the VICE Guide to VICEAgencies: VICE Media Group is not partnering with agencies nor accepts unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for any fees or expenses related to such unsolicited resumes and/or applicants.

Key skills:
  • Payroll
  • Finance
  • Tax Accounting
  • Accounting
Competitive salary

CONTRACT

INDUSTRY

Role Type

37.5 - 37.5 Hours
Flexibility:
Working Patterns
Flexi-Time
Full-time
Flexibility:
Workplace
Hybrid Working (Office / Home)
Office Working
Flexibility:
Life event
Career Breaks / Sabbatical
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