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Sr Payroll Specialist

Fort Myers, Florida

Job Description:

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the leader in our industry, achieving double-digit growth by helping clients make the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth potential. If you like working with a generous, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is where you want to be.

About this role:
This position operates in a high pace environment and is responsible for the following:

What you’ll do
• Prepare, review and approve monthly payrolls for multiple countries.
• Prepare off-cycle manual payments as needed with required calculations and system entries.
• Process all special payment requests such as commissions, bonuses, severance, and overtime.
• Analyze processes to drive efficiencies and best practices
• Serve as a liaison between associates and local country payroll contacts.
• Resolve problems and respond to inquiries related to payroll earnings, deductions and tax withholding.
• Coordinate with HR on employee data changes and benefits as recorded in the HR system.
• Coordinate with the Payroll Service Provider Account Manager.
• Review payroll system audits and address issues.
• Prepare and input journal entries for all payroll activity, and reconcile accounts monthly.
• Prepare reports and analyses for management as requested.
• Obtain working knowledge of eTime (leave management) solution
• Provide support and integration of new payroll acquisitions.
• Partner with the global payroll analyst on all project management initiatives
• Mentor and train new hires

What you’ll need:
• Accounting or Finance degree preferred.
• Minimum of 3 years prior payroll experience and CPP designation preferred.
• 5+ years work experience preferably in a corporate environment.
• ADP or Oracle knowledge preferred.
• Payroll System report writer experience preferred.
• Ability to multi-task proficiently
• Proven ability to work cross functionally within a team
• Project management skills
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding sensitive  personnel data
• Ability to communicate with a diverse audience at various levels within an organization
• Effective influencing and listening skills
• World class internal/external customer service skills
• Strong initiative and drive
• Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
• Excellent time management skills and ability to meet tight deadlines
• Exceptional analytical skills
• Proactive problem solving skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to drive results
• Ability to mentor and train others.

 What we offer:
In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including: 
• An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values
• Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
• Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
• Exposure to industry leading training and development
• Performance based recognition and rewards

Job Requisition ID:29584

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