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Payroll Administrator

  • GE Global Operations
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 5:22:24 PM
  • 2932268
  • Job Function: Human Resources
  • Business Segment: Global Operations Human Resources
Location(s): Sweden; Uppsala

About Us:
GE Global Operations is GE’s multi-functional shared services organizations focused on delivering
better outcomes at lower cost for our businesses and our customers. Global Operations delivers
processes at scale to create capacity and enables GE growth. The strong partnership between
Global Operations and GE Businesses creates a collaborative work culture and broadens best
practice and industry knowledge sharing across the enabling functions. We believe that by
keeping GE customers at the heart of everything we do, we will help GE work smarter, better and
faster, allowing GE businesses to be more competitive in the global marketplace.
We are teams of functional process and domain experts, focused on the solutions that deliver
results for the company. We think Big, we act as One, we deliver with Speed … so GE Works.
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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career
opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

Role Summary:
To provide professional and proactive payroll administration support to the GE businesses as part
of the Payroll & Benefits team in Sweden.

Please note, that this is a temporary position for the period of 12 to 18 months.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop a strong working relationship with the GE HR community through timely and accurate
    administration of HR processes, ensuring effective communication and early identification of
    requirements and any service issues
  • Responsible for the preparation and processing of payroll for various legal entities in
    accordance with fixed deadlines
  • Calculate and enter all payroll-related data into the payroll system
  • Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and
    made on a timely basis
  • Deal with all customer inquiries in a professional, courteous and timely manner
  • Preparation of social security reporting and payments
  • Preparation of tax reporting and payments
  • Preparation of year-end reporting
  • Liaise with the local authorities regarding queries
  • Preparation of statistic reporting
  • Proactively telephone HR partners and customers to ensure timely resolution of payroll
  • Ensure compliance with internal regulations and external legislation
  • Participate in internal and external payroll audits
  • Deliver on commitments, manage expectations and keep customers informed on progress –
    taking clear accountability and ownership throughout the process
  • Support GBS account reconciliation on a quarterly basis – provide supported and documented
    explanation and analysis of ending balance of a general ledger account
  • Liaise with 3rd party payroll vendors
  • Prepare and maintain standard and ad hoc reports, queries, and conduct appropriate audits to
    ensure data integrity
  • Maintain HR Oracle database
  • Actively seek customer feedback and use it to improve our service offering
  • Consistently follow defined payroll processes, challenging steps that may not make sense /
    add value
  • Ensure that high standards of accuracy and quality are maintained with appropriate controls in
    place, taking accountability for compliance with relevant legal and GE policy requirements


    • Experience of owning responsibility for time and attendance and payroll administration and
      processing, ideally within a multi-national organisation
    • Experience of working in a fast-paced, customer-oriented environment
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and work to deadlines
    • Comfortable delivering against quantitative and qualitative performance metrics
    • Proven ability to work professionally and proactively with a remote client base
    • Flexible and able to identify when the need arises to work additional hours to meet strict payroll
    • Fluency in local language and English, with polite, professional communication skills
    • Ability to anticipate and resolve challenges
    • Strong IT skills including Excel, Word and Oracle
    • Confidentiality and controllership mindset
    • Supportive and enthusiastic team player
    • EU work permit

      Desired Characteristics:

      • HR Shared Service experience
      • Experience of administrating staffing, employee benefits, on-boarding or off-boarding

      For more information please contact Hiring Manager Anette Berglund +46 70 6129778.

      Locations: Sweden; Uppsala
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