Senior Director, Payroll

Jul 25, 2017
Aug 20, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.


Comcast, A Fortune 50 dynamic media and technology company is looking for a senior payroll professional to join at an exciting time. The role is responsible for providing leadership, expertise and direction to the overall corporate based global Payroll processing function made up of multiple teams of payroll professionals. Also provides input to the global payroll taxation strategy and pay engine configuration in a diverse, complex and global organization. Engages with senior leadership contributing to the development of the organization's business strategy then translates the business strategy into actionable organizational objectives.

Core Responsibilities

Lead and manage a global shared-service payroll operation ensuring achievement of objectives / goals / SLAs.

Lead and manage 4 direct reports with a team of at least 16.

Drive organizational development ensuring highly effective cross-functional teaming, productive group problem solving, a positive work environment, and high morale.

Ensure individual team member's professional development by strengthening expertise, professional brand and a reasonable career path.

Partners with key business and corporate stakeholders on pay policies and procedures

Drive pay practice standardization across the corporation

Ensure Payroll controllership to company policy and procedures

Ensure Payroll compliance to US and Non-US federal, state, and local regulations

Partner with executive and senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives

Develop company expertise through a broad knowledge of corporate Payroll functions and practices.

Develop and manage annual business plan and budget

Facilitate new employee integration/harmonization as a result of acquisitions

Act as an escalation point to resolve pay issues

Maintain industry expertise while managing vendors, affiliations, and public-facing representations of the Company/department.

Consistently exercise good independent judgment and discretion

Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation a plus

Experience/expertise with SAP a plus

Experience/expertise with global payroll a plus

Experience/expertise with Kronos a plus

Flexible to meet processing schedule variation as necessary

Minimal travel requirements

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Education Level:Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent

Field of Study:Accounting, Finance

Certifications:CPP preferred

Years Experience: Generally requires 10+ years related experience

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