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Job ID: JR0009336
Job Category: Finance
Primary Location: Cork, IE
Other Locations:
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Senior Payroll Analyst - GER (Greater European Region)

Job Description

Intel Security has amazing opportunities ahead!  In the next several months, we anticipate transitioning to a stand-alone company.  This will help to position us as one of the largest pure-play cybersecurity companies in the world.  During this transition, we will continue to have a bold vision to achieve, which we can’t achieve without talented people.

The Senior Payroll Analyst is responsible for operations and quality management of McAfee’s GER – Greater European Region Payroll and related compliance with the other members of the regional team. This role will have a specific focus on India, but may have additional regional responsibilities, as well.  Distinct examples of this role’s responsibility include Managing Regular Payroll, Multiple Variable Pay programs, Foreign Assignment Payroll, Mergers and Acquisitions, Payroll Tax, Timekeeping, and Terminations.


  • End-to-end payroll production system operations management, including process error resolution/problem solving, table and configuration updates, and vendor management
  • Assist Regional/Global Payroll Program Office staff in delivering timely and accurate payroll payments to our employees
  • Drive and influence the successful integration of acquired employees
  • Lead payroll system testing for system updates, patches, upgrades, and the implementation of new functionality
  • Partner with IT, both for production management and system initiatives
  • Partner with all applicable HR, external business partners, and external organizations to influence, towards process excellence, payroll services design and delivery
  • Partner with other program offices in association with project management as needed
  • Conduct internal and external research and benchmarking on industry practices as needed
  • Business and data analysis to lead, influence and support management decision, solution recommendations, process improvements, and problem resolution
  • Lead and support process quality and optimization initiatives
  • Lead to drive Regional and Global Payroll systems related projects and initiatives
  • Lead and influence regarding business partner initiatives that impact payroll
  • Owing the mentorship, development, and training of payroll operations resources


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (business administration, human resources, finance or a related field) with 3 or more years of relevant experience preferred

Required Skills:

  • Proven global work experience including ability to work flexible hours
  • Strong Vendor Management Skills
  • Ability to work independently while collaborating with a global team
  • Strong project management skills
  • Data, goal and results oriented
  • Strong leadership and decision making capability
  • Strong communication, facilitation, presentation and interpersonal skills to successfully engage with stakeholders across McAfee, as well as with outside parties and vendors
  • Demonstrated influencing and persuasion skills of peers, business partners and employees at all levels throughout the company
  • Must be able to work effectively with external suppliers and government departments associated with Immigration
  • Demonstrated excellence in analytical skills, strategic thinking and business partnership
  • Proven self-starter who can independently manage deliverables while being a strong team player
  • Must be comfortable working in an ambiguous and fluid environment
  • A HR, Payroll, or Labor Affairs background would be a distinct advantage


Inside this Business Group

The Intel Security Group combines employees from McAfee and Intel – people with security expertise in hardware, software, and solutions into one business unit focused on building hardware, software, services and end-to-end security solutions. Intel Security Group sets the stage for new levels of collaboration and innovation and will drive leadership in the industry by providing ubiquitous security and identity protection for people and businesses worldwide.

Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.
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