Payroll Specialist

Date:  12-May-2022
Job Posting End Date:  01-Jun-2022;00:59:59GMT
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Job State/Province:  Texas
Job Location/Region:  Houston

Role Purpose

  • To act as subject matter expert regarding payroll including statutory reporting and transactional activities.  Must have working knowledge of specific payroll policies. 
  • To provide effective, high quality, professional administrative HR services to all stakeholders within the allocated area of responsibility, in compliance with group HR policies, systems, practices, standards and procedures
  • To  support HR Business Partners and HR Specialists (Asset level) in execution of HR business processes by:
    • providing administrative HR support for all businesses / processes that are not supported from HR Services and managing the entire coordination with KL
    • maintaining up-to-date, accurate, and timely employee and HR master data on behalf of the business (end-to-end SAP processing)
    • providing error free, intelligent, and forward looking HR reports that enable fact-based decision making and meet business requirements
    • maintaining all HR related documentation and records (e.g. personnel files)
    • acting as escalation point for standard employee grievances / inquiries which cannot be addressed by Self Service and/or Contact Centre

About the Role

  • Ensure seamless integration of HR administrative processes
  • Identify and address opportunities to improve productivity, efficiency and quality of HR administration services
  • Ensure consistent compliance to and communication of relevant HR policies and procedures to employees
  • Serve as a Key User within the Petroleum Business Engagement Change Network
  • Maintain / update employee and HR master data in 1SAP - incl. completion of bulk data changes (end-to-end data processing across the full employee lifecycle and all HR functional areas)
  • Develop and run ad-hoc and standard queries/reports in 1SAP as required to support line managers and other HR staff, ensuring data quality and appropriate timeliness
  • Manage 1SAP reporting processes, incl. data analysis, data quality assurance, tracking of process completion and performance, etc.
  • Provide authorized third party (e.g. public authorities) with information and statistics as required (incl. legal/statutory reporting)

About the Role Cont.

  • Serve as 1SAP ‘super user’, ensuring proper utilization of 1SAP and other HR systems, and providing second level user support to HR and business stakeholders
  • Receive and process time & attendance requests (e.g. time sheets, work schedule changes) and perform related 1SAP updates (incl. absences, attendances, related allowances)
  • Perform pre-payroll reconciliation (data validation, missing data, data integrity, payroll validation) as required
  • Perform payroll related administration (e.g. garnishments, tax adjustments, bank rejects, loans, pay simulations, time evaluations) as required
  • Produce pay advice statements and disburse to employees
  • Perform payroll year-end processes including country-specific requirements
  • Assist with the transition of offshore shared service HR Time and Payroll processes back to the regions specific to:
  • SAP Payroll and Outsourced Payroll for US, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Australia, Canada
  • Benefits Administration in SAP for US, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Australia, Canada
  • Vendor Interface support and engagement
  • US payroll tax filings

About You

  • Demonstrated years of experience in HRIS, Payroll or similar role
  • Payroll Certification preferred
  • College degree preferred
  • Effective stakeholder engagement
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (i.e. Vision, Excel, Word)
  • SAP/Employee Central/Success Factors experience preferred
  • SHRM/APA Certified preferred

About Our Process

At BHP, we are committed to employing individuals who align with the BHP Charter Values and meet the requirements of the role. As part of the recruitment process, there are a number of checks which may be conducted to demonstrate applicants suitability for a role including police / criminal background checks, medical, drug and alcohol testing, due diligence checks, right to work checks, and/or reference checks.

About the Merger

The position with Broken Hill Proprietary (USA), Inc. will be created following the completion of the previously announced transaction between BHP's petroleum business and Woodside (the "Transaction").  Accordingly, this position is contingent upon the completion of the Transaction. 

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

The size and magnitude of our business not only provides significant opportunity for professional development, but also attractive salary packages with performance based bonuses and unique BHP employee share program.

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, people with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

We know there are many aspects of our employees' lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

BHP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.