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Senior Payroll Specialist
United State Of America
Mar 03, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 5.0-10.0 years
Job Category Financial Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Good Communication Skills
Role Payroll Job
Designation Other
Education B.B.A,Graduate
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

With the first ventures from land to near-shore marshlands and then to out-of-sight-of-land and increasingly deep waters, innovation is our legacy, our present and our future.

Ralph Thomas McDermott established J. Ray McDermott & Company Incorporated at the age of 24 upon receipt of a contract to build 50 wooden drilling rigs for a wildcatter in Luling, Texas. Knowing he could benefit from his father's long-time experience in the lumber and oilfield construction businesses, Ralph made John Raymond McDermott a partner and the company’s namesake.

Expanded the business from its original headquarters in Eastland, Texas, to Luling, Texas, after a boom in oil exploration in the area.

Moved the company to Houston, Texas, with the continuing oil boom.

Provided different services to the oil industry through three McDermott family-owned businesses: J. Ray McDermott & Co., Elmax Construction, and Stall & McDermott.

Hired the company’s first construction crew, a team of six.

Opened a New Orleans, Louisiana, office.

Introduced the first use of floating drilling equipment in low-lying marshlands of Texas and Louisiana.

Purchased J.G. McMullen Dredging Company and established it as the Olsen Dredging Company.

Reorganized the multiple McDermott family business operations into one: J. Ray McDermott & Co., Inc. of Delaware.

Designed and installed the first fixed platform made of steel out-of-sight-of-land, in 20 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico for Superior Oil.

Established a contracting division, which was the major operating segment during the early years.

Acquired assets of Harry F. Allsman Company, McDermott’s joint venture partner for several contracting jobs in the Gulf of Mexico, which provided equipment to meet the new demand for offshore construction.

Commissioned construction of the first vessel designed specifically for offshore work (Derrick Barge 4).

The company’s Oil Division was organized.

Job Description

Job Overview:

Provide business process analysis and subject matter expertise in support of current/planned business operations.  Drive and coordinate testing for system inputs and outputs (ex: Kronos changes, PayGLI, Job Costing changes)

 Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
  • Liaison between IT and Payroll
  • Test payroll process for all changes to SAP. Test data inputs.
  • Analyse test results and provide recommendations.
  • Create  Business Requirement Documents (BRD) and test scripts
  • Perform test payrolls
  • Lead discussions on the results of the tests and expected configuration
  • Assess current processes and recommend process improvements
  • Provide weekly status updates for the tests
  • Research compliance items (tax calculation, year-end requirements, etc.)
  • Oversee and coordinate global ticket process as needed
  • Build process maps and create documentation
  • Develop and report KPIs
  • Lead cross-functional discussions regarding process improvements
Basic Qualifications: 
  • High school diploma (some college preferred)
  • Payroll certifications helpful
  • Bilingual (Spanish) desired
  • 5 years ERP payroll experience required (SAP preferred)
  • Testing experience required
  • Heavy experience in payroll projects required
  • Manage projects from inception to implementation, managing activities, deliverables and milestones
  • Ability to troubleshoot and recommend alternatives to resolve conflicts between business processes, business requirements and standard system functionality

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