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SAP Payroll Technical Lead

Toronto, ON | Work from home flexibility

Employment Type: Employment Contract Category: Employment Contract Job Number: 216 Pay Rate: Very Competitive

Job Description

Our Toronto based client is seeking an experienced SAP Payroll Technical Lead to join their organization on a permanent full-time basis. This will be a hybrid work setting with the exact number of on-site and remote days to be confirmed .

  • Provide technical and functional expertise and leadership in areas of technology, processes, and operating procedures for SAP Payroll and Time Management. Act as a subject matter expert and lead related SAP Payroll projects. 
  • Responsible for planning, time schedules, quality assurance, risk assessment, communication, procurement/vendor management, business analysis and change management.
  • Demonstrated experience in SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central / Employee Central Payroll / Time Tracking including data conversion, testing and functional/technical integrations and configuring replication for Employee Central Payroll.
  • Act as a liaison between technology teams and business units. 
  • Be the SAP techno-functional expert and lead for designing and implementing solutions in SAP Payroll Portfolio including required integrations within SAP portfolio and other third-party applications/systems. 
  • Lead, prioritize and follow up with issues to ensure resolution.
  • Provide functional guidance, coach and mentor SAP HCM and Payroll Functional Specialists in the team.
  • Lead, blueprint, and design solutions to plan for eventual migration and transition to SuccessFactors Employee Central (EC) and Employee Central Payroll (ECP) to meet new and future business requirements. 
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to conduct business process analysis, demos/prototypes, testing, system cutover, documentation, and training of system functionality. 
  • Analyze and document current state and future state business processes including assessing impact on existing solutions.
  • Transform user requirements to program specifications and communicate effectively with functional specialists, developers, and business users throughout the process. 
  • Identify system/business impacts for implementation of new functionality and SAP HR Support Packs including developing robust regression test plans.
  • Provide third-level support for troubleshooting and responding to support incidents.
  • Develop and implement change management strategies to enable corporate adoption of the new SAP solutions.
  • Provide input on emerging technologies and participate in development of technology plan and SAP HCM.
  • Contribute preliminary estimates of resource requirements and technology costs for development of business cases for major projects and work with stakeholders to build business cases.
  • Maintain communication with user groups including leading user meetings to identify issues and opportunities for improvement.
  • Comply with all Information Technology service levels, change and version control, systems development methodology, standards, policies, audit, and financial controls.
  • Extensive experience in mapping business processes and translating business requirements into design deliverables for implementing effective SAP Payroll solutions and advising impact on Payroll and Pension processes. 
  • Expertise in analyzing, troubleshooting, and sustainment of SAP Payroll, Pension, and Time Management solutions including integrations with Finance and Third-Party vendors and providing third-level support and recommending process improvements. 
  • In depth knowledge of HR management and Payroll policies, procedures, and administrative functions. 
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service and ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders and senior level management.

Job Requirements

  • Post-secondary education in the field of Human Resources Management, Business or in a related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in designing and implementing SAP Payroll and Time Management solutions.
  • Certification in SAP Payroll / SuccessFactors Employee Central / SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll is required. 
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in configuring, analyzing, and supporting SAP Payroll and Time Management including configuring schema rules, system configurations for Collective Agreements (unions), DME, Payroll Taxation, Pension calculations, Time Recording, Time Evaluation and ESS-MSS/Fiori Apps. 
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and capable of working independently and in a team environment.
  • Criminal and VSC background check required.

Additional Information

  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada.
  • Criminal and VSC background check required.
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