BNY Mellon Careers

Head of Global Payroll (Director)

Manchester, United Kingdom
Human Resources

Job Description

Sets strategy, oversees and coordinates all aspects of payroll globally including regular review of payroll vendor relationships for 40 countries.   Serves as subject matter and industry expert on global payroll administration.  Work is accomplished primarily through multiple teams of senior payroll group managers covering each region. Responsible for resource allocation across the teams and ensuring projects are on schedule and within budget. Sets strategy on how work  is integrated across teams and functional areas (recruiting admin, workforce admin, time and attendance and  benefits) and that the work produced meets product/service standards and exceeds quality standards. Ensures global/regional implementation and administration of payroll policies and procedures are in compliance with organizational and relevant laws, policies and regulations.  Is ultimately responsible for ensuring the accuracy of and approving all master payroll calendars, processing schedules and the timely and accurate delivery of pay to 55,000 employees.   Addresses payroll issues escalated by regional payroll group managers.   Leads the development of reports for presentation to global and stakeholder  management on identified issues, errors and inefficiencies. Reviews internal and external proposals on payroll design, potential new components to be evaluated and existing components to be assessed. Uses broad knowledge of the field and best practice solutions to approve or adjust proposals. Leads the regional teams in implementing changes.  Acts as the subject matter expert as the company moves from an on premise HR platform to a cloud solution.   Recruits, directs, motivates and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team. 


Bachelor‘s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Advanced/graduate degree preferred.  10-15 years of total work experience preferred with 8-10 years of payroll management experience preferred. CPP or equivalent designation is preferred. Degree in Finance or Accounting is preferred.

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments & safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark:

Human Resources is invested in helping BNY Mellon achieve business success by building a winning, high-performance culture that stems from great talent, leadership, learning and diversity; and partnering with employees to provide the tools and resources necessary to support successful career growth and help ensure employees' wellbeing.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater Manchester-Manchester
Job: Human Resources
Internal Jobcode: 75115
Organization: HR Solutions Center-HR06284
Requisition Number: 1807782