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Payroll Global Process Owner

Date:  Jun 21, 2022

Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.



  • Identify and lead global payroll projects that enhance payroll processes aimed at increasing efficiency, compliance, scalability, and automation
  • Partner with the operations team to identify areas of opportunity within the existing process
  • Analyze end-to-end payroll processes by partnering with various stakeholders such as HRIT and global transformation teams, including controls and additional audit requirements
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to lead effective change management initiatives across the organization and coordinate with key business leaders
  • Assist leaders to drive the strategic plan and continuous improvement efforts for global payroll best practices
  • Identify gaps with Best in Class and opportunities to consolidate and improve processes
  • Implement standards, quality measures, and KPIs to build a strong foundation for current and future growth
  • Create scalable infrastructure and consistency for global payroll processes and reporting through automation
  • Prepare and execute UAT and parallel testing for various payroll projects including implementation and optimization of new or existing payroll-related systems
  • Create positive relationships with Finance, HRIT, HRBP’s and other controllership functions to ensure holistic delivery of payroll outcomes
  • Assist with providing direction, training, and coaching to payroll team members
  • Must be capable of setting clear expectations and have excellent decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to make sound decisions independent of manager, but knows when to seek assistance



Basic Qualifications

  • 10-15+ years of experience with global payroll process
  • Experience with program management and organizational skills with an ability to plan and perform multiple tasks
  • Must have demonstrated progressive experience in a multinational similar in size & scale of Halliburton


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SAP payroll is required
  • Six Sigma certified is a plus
  • FPC or CPP certification is a plus
  • Understanding of payroll and tax withholding compliance obligations
  • Ability to independently resolve complex problems where analysis requires the in-depth evaluation of numerous factors
  • Ability and willingness to “roll-up sleeves” and delve deep into the processes
  • Strategic thinking with the ability to make connections across workstreams and the organization
  • Ability to lead projects and motivate team participation
  • Highly organized, confident, excellent teamwork, communication, and customer service skills
  • Experience in international/expat payrolls and equity compensation
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Excellent communication, organizational, analytical, and customer service skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
  • Ability to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and urgency
  • Multi-country transformation and International cross-time zone working experience (statutory, regulatory, and cultural).


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 118797  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Support Services 
Product Service Line: Finance  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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