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Lilly Global Payroll Manager in Warsaw, Poland

Job Category:

Human Resources

Type of Employment:

Full-Time Employment - FTE


• Process Expertise and Business Partnership

  • Manage day-to-day Payroll processing such as data entry, mass uploads, reversals/reissues, and scheduling/processing jobs

  • Review, analyze, and reconcile payroll and other payroll related data according to established timelines, standards, and procedures

  • Calculate and run remote and off-cycle pay checks. Calculate retroactive salary data as required.

  • Review, verify, and clear payroll claims

  • Calculate, and perform payroll adjustments

  • Facilitate interface processing controls in payroll processing

  • Perform audits and validations of payroll transactions

  • Examine and verify payroll related data for accuracy and consistency

  • Handle escalated and/or sensitive payroll requests and issues related to processing

  • Oversee and ensure Payroll deadlines are met and according to established procedures

  • Create dashboards and metrics that reflect payroll activities to communicate with the HR Ops Director

  • Design, document, and review payroll processing procedures (e.g., Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions) to ensure complete, accurate, and up-to-date depiction of processes

  • Assist Payroll Analysts/ Coordinators with day-to-day execution of duties and guide the team regarding proper procedures, policies, and requirements.

  • May review and “sign off” on payroll transactions

  • Approve off-cycle checks and exceptions

  • Reconcile payroll accounts and research discrepancies

• Process Governance

  • Establish and manage a process to evaluate vendor performance, adherence to approved SLAs, payroll process localization / customization requests

  • Ensure adequate process documentation and training materials are developed and maintained and provide education and training to staff

  • Proactively monitor and anticipate changing business, regulatory, and financial requirements, processes, and practice

  • Establish, monitor, and report process metrics and KPIs to measure service levels, operational effectiveness and process health

• Controls:

  • Ensure all company, federal, state, local, and other applicable compliance requirements are met

  • Ensure payroll is executed in accordance with SOX controls at all times

  • Coordinate with SOx leaders to ensure process design appropriately addresses key control requirements and risk mitigation

  • Integrate controls into process documentation and training materials

  • Support internal and external auditors and own coordination of action plans where audit procedures identify areas of potential risk or control weakness

Basic Qualificiations:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, Management, Organization Development, or related field

  • At least 6 years of experience managing the execution of Payroll with at least 3 years of experience managing and leading people

  • Previous experience with a large multi-national US company as a supervisor or manager. Experience in a shared service center environment preferred.

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of payroll transactions related to global mobility, benefits administration, leave administration, equity compensation, and savings plans.

  • Experience with managing overpayments and compliance.

  • Experience working with a third-party payroll services provider.

  • Experience with PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle or other HCM. Workday experience a plus.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • Prior experience as part of an ERP/HRMS implementation team within a Shared Services operating model

Additional Information:

The Global Payroll Manager provides team and operational leadership for global payroll operations. Manages tasks related to the analysis, execution and support of payroll operations while maintaining the utmost confidentiality in dealing with employee records and business information. Direct the work of payroll staff to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed individual objectives, adhere to payroll goals, and align with HR Operation strategies.

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global animal health company that develops products and knowledge services to prevent and treat disease in food animals and pets in more than 90 countries. With a 64-year heritage, we rigorously innovate to improve the health of animals and benefit our customers, while fostering an inclusive, cause-driven culture for more than 5,800 employees. At Elanco, we’re driven by our vision of food and companionship enriching life – all to advance the health of animals, people and the planet. Learn more at

Posted Date:


Region: Europe; Middle East; Africa

City: Warsaw

State: Warszawa, Mazowieckie

Country: Poland

Location Details:

Req Id: 52372BR