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North America Payroll SME

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Job ID 151553 Date posted 09/15/2021 Location : Costa Rica

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The North America Payroll SME will apply technical knowledge to accomplish moderately complex payroll activities. In this role, you will ensure compliance for country regulations, assist in managing transfers and contribute to providing consultative guidance in the development of guidelines and procedures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Handle key requirements on new regulations to advise the team on specific law updates for a country or region.
  • Ensure payroll set up meets legal and fiscal requirements and records are aligned to guidelines.
  • Provide counseling and advise on local technical payroll regulations.
  • Ensure accurate payroll process for transfers and related activities.
  • Analyze and review current payroll to improve methods and control implementation.
  • Attend conference calls and meetings to gain insights on relevant payroll topics.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, accounting, business administration, finance or related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of working with a full payroll cycle
  • English level B2+
  • Advanced level of Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least three years of experience working with the full payroll cycle.
  • Exposure to human resources tools (SAP / ADP) and payroll applications
  • Previous experience in partner management
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