Date: 15 December 2021

Deadline: 15 January
Work conditions: Full time
Location: Baku
HR Operations and Payroll Manager
Job Description

HR & Payroll Manager will oversee and supervise the organizations payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations. The HR Operations & Payroll Manager is primarily responsible for directing the design, delivery, support, and maintenance of organization Human Resources Information System (HRIS). This position will focus on HRIS service delivery, system & data integrity, reporting & analytics, business processes, and security.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.
Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.

HR Operation & Payroll

Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, taxes, and other deductions.
Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
In charge of designing, developing, implementing, and managing salary, bonus, and benefits packages for the employees of an organization.
Through strong and professional thought leadership, provide strategic oversight to the development of pay, reward, benefits, and performance strategies to enable the Company Strategy.
Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
Ensures compliance with local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
Providing strategic leadership and direction to the development and maintenance of all HR policies and Procedures.
Lead and provide strategic direction to the development of pay, reward, recognition, and benefits.
strategies to ensure the adoption of best practice and alignment to the strategic objectives of the Company.
Performs other duties as assigned.

HR Information Systems

Processing employee data, producing HR-related reports and ensuing compliance with relevant local and national regulations
Business process and workflow development, standardization, and implementation
Assist with development of project plans and represent HR during analysis, design and testing phases (test plans and user testing) of HR application projects with IT. Understand business process and opportunities to translate into requirements
Supports the formulation and definition of system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding, combined with an understanding of business systems and industry requirements
Ensure regular benchmarking and market related pay research is undertaken when necessary to enable the organization to remain competitive and an employer of choice.

Qualification and experience

5+ years of related experience required.
Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong Application Testing, Application Configuration and Application Deployment Experience
Project Management Skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Proficient with payroll software.
Self-initiative, outstanding time management skills
Ability to handle heavy workload and lead teams effectively
Ability to maintain confidential information

Skills and abilities

Fluency in Azerbaijan, English
MS Office fluent user literacy,
Knowledge of data analysis and reporting (1C, BI reporting or similar)
Exceptional knowledge of Azerbaijan Labor legislation
Preferable to have relevant Retail Experience
Excellent organization skills
Strong decision making ability
High level of communication skills necessary to present a vision for business growth, to deal effectively in person and in writing with a wide variety of influential persons inside and outside the organization, and to provide appropriate leadership to assigned subordinates.
Exceptionally high level of problem-solving and analytical abilities necessary to organize, plan and direct activities and operations
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Diligent and firm with high ethical standards
Strong couching and mentoring abilities
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