Payroll Team Lead

Payroll Team Lead

We are looking for an experienced Payroll Team Lead

Cognizant shared service in Sweden is Cognizant's specialist for HR, Payroll and F&A related services. We provide payroll services to customers in Sweden and are looking for an experienced Payroll Team Lead to help us grow.

By providing expertise across different business functions, Cognizant plays a strategic key role in helping our customers achieve their goals. Our services help transform businesses by placing them in a leading position in an increasingly competitive market.

Cognizant shared service in Sweden has been performing payroll services from 2019, but our employees have delivered the service as an in-house provider for the last 10+ years.

We are in a period of high activity and change on our delivery, and at the same time we are preparing to implement a new payroll system on behalf of our customer.

In your role as Payroll Team Lead you will:
  • Ensure payroll delivery and associated services
  • Ensure a good customer service team mindset
  • Drive a proactive service development mindset within team and with clients receiving your service
  • Lead and develop payroll team through process and system change
  • Ensure team and processes are kept up to date on changes in laws and regulations related to payroll
In the role as our new Payroll Team Lead we are looking for a person with the following qualities:
  • 5+ years of experience managing a team
  • High knowledge of payroll and understanding of collective agreements
  • Fluent in Swedish and good knowledge in English, both oral and written
  • Good understanding of payroll / HR systems
  • Confident to highlight challenges to internal/client stakeholders
  • Experience from Shared Service centre preferred
Aspects that will be critical to success in the role are:
  • Focus on development of team and resources
  • Service minded and customer focused
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • A passion for continuous improvement and high quality output
  • Able to handle a high level of activity
We offer:
  • A challenging and exciting workplace
  • Good health and insurance programs
  • Competitive incentives
  • Based in the Nordics – we have offices in Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen – within an European and Global network

Om arbetsgivaren

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 194 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at www.cognizant.com or follow us @Cognizant.