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Sr. HRSS Specialist, Payroll

Req id:  8719

Hyderabad, TG, IN



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.  


The Opportunity:
The Sr. HRSS Specialist, Payroll is responsible to ensure for accurate and timely payment of all employee compensation and provides support to employees, managers, HR Business Partners and HR Shared Services (Tier 1 and GHRSS) utilizing regional expertise on the hire-to-retire process, within the global policy framework.


You are great at:
General Payroll Support 
•    Provide support and advice to HRSS  colleagues related to administrative processes in the payroll cycle
•    Provide subject matter expertise within HR and to other cross-functional departments ensuring quality service and timely issue resolution
•    Monitor & handle payroll-related requests through ITSM system, email, drop-ins and calls on the general HR phone line throughout the day professionally and promptly and escalate to appropriate HR representative as needed. (eg. Legislative queries, complex situations, errors in calculation, etc)
•    Maintain confidentiality and ensure the security of personal and company data is in accordance with legislative guidelines, company policies and procedures
•    Adhere to all applicable labour laws and regulations, vendor contracts and company policies

Day To Day Operations:
•    Liaise with Payroll providers, colleagues across HR, Variable Compensation and Finance throughout the payment process
•    Ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements
•    Review and audit payroll for every cycle and send it to Managers approval
•    Process complex data including but not limited to Stock Option, LTIP, OTIP and Director Fee programs
•    Approve and transmit payroll data to 3rd party vendors 
•    Verification and reconciliation of payroll outputs, and resolution of discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
•    Approve payroll run into production


What it takes:
•    Experience in regional payroll practices, policy & process and legislative items
•    6-10 years’ experience in handling India Payroll processing
•    Post-Graduation education
•    Preferred - Completed Human Resources/Payroll Certification/ diploma, designation or certification
•    TC or equivalent HR system experience and/or Outsourced payroll packages (ADP, Ceridian, etc.)
•    Global and/or country-specific knowledge
•    Strong English oral and written communications with ability to communicate effectively on the telephone, and in group and face-to-face, one-on-one settings and with various levels of management


At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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