US6440 Sysco Business Services, Division of Sysco Resources
Services, LLC Zip Code:
77429 Employment Type:
Full Time Travel Percentage:
Up to 25% OVERVIEW:
We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and
professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic
organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their
expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals
to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco
is at the heart of food and service.
The Director of Payroll is responsible for providing strategic
payroll leadership for approximately 40,000 U.S. associates in a
centralized shared services support model. The individual in this
role is will shape payroll service to become more efficient through
the use of better systems and processes. This position will foster
relationships with senior internal stakeholders by establishing and
maintaining exceptional business relationships and working
collaboratively with other corporate and field teams including HR,
Total Rewards, Legal, Tax, Treasury, Finance, Audit, Compliance,
and HR Technology. The incumbent is expected to manage day to day
payroll operations, support new and existing pay programs, manage
vendor contracts and relationships, and drive process
standardization, automation, and improvement in the controls for
payroll globally and ensures process efficiency and effectiveness.
Finally, this position will be responsible for the coaching,
mentoring, and leadership of a team of 30+ individuals that provide
day-to-day payroll support.
Direct and manage payroll organization providing accurate and
timely payroll processing while ensuring the integrity of financial
Develop payroll strategy and operating model within the context
of a rapidly evolving HR Shared Services model and partner with the
HR and Finance Leads across the country to ensure inter
dependencies are functioning correctly.
Develop and manage effective service level goals
Continuously measure and monitor the effectiveness of the
payroll function, implementing appropriate continuous improvement
Drive appropriate consistent processes and coordinate efforts
towards process standardization while allowing flexibility locally
Maximize the effectiveness of technologies and supporting
processes to drive continuous improvement and change
Own oversight of Payroll to ensure compliance with all policies
Drive controls and operational excellence including, but not
limited to, SOX oversight and controls and compliance programs.
Collaborate with other HR and Shared Services leaders on
projects and process improvement.
Ensure process design supports fiscal and regulatory
Establish partnerships with internal services and third-party
vendors to ensure effective service delivery.
Coach, mentor and provide leadership development to team members
in order to optimize operational excellence and create a deeper
bench of experienced talent.
Build partnerships and solicit feedback from internal and
external business partners to define and develop successful,
scalable processes and practices.
Manage payroll vendor relationships, including selection,
negotiation, consolidation, and management.
Partner with internal and external compliance resources to
provide audit and oversight of the team's activities and processes,
ensuring that pertinent internal and external compliance and
government interaction standards are met.
Implement and leverage technology that best fits our program and
At least 7 years of progressive experience in payroll with
knowledge of regulatory compliance and financial systems.
Deep knowledge & experience working with payroll vendors &
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business-related
Master's degree is preferred.
Workday Payroll experience preferred.
Payroll experience in a shared services environment
ADP Payroll knowledge & experience
Additional Success Enablers
Knowledge and experience with stock, travel, global mobility
payroll, and time & attendance programs.
Experience setting up payroll requirements for new tax entities,
managing all third-party interfaces including, taxes, benefits,
G/L, and others.
Thorough knowledge of general payroll practices and domestic and
foreign country regulations.
Experience leading mid to large & geographically dispersed
Ability to effectively lead, drive results, build relationships,
and collaborate remotely.
Exceptional communication skills & ability to influence.
Ability to work effectively across all levels & layers of the
Experience managing M&A activity with a payroll focus.
Superb organizational skills as well as written and verbal
NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the
general nature of the environment and level of work being performed
by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that
these are the only tasks to be performed by the associate in this
job. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions
and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job
description supersedes prior job descriptions.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to
race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran
status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local
This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation,
its subsidiaries and affiliates.
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and
distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and
educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers
who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also
includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality
industries. With more than 57,000 associates, the company operates
more than 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more
than 625,000 customer locations. For fiscal year 2020 that ended
June 27, 2020, the company generated sales of more than $53
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