Lead Payroll Accounting Consultant

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: March 14, 2017
  • Reference ID: 46244-en_US

Job Location: United States : New York : New York  



MetLife is seeking an energetic, experienced Payroll professional to join our North America Payroll operations team. Candidates must have experience with expatriate payroll operations as well as an understanding of global payroll operations. Candidates must be detailed-oriented and have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work individually or in team setting is required. Experience with PeopleSoft Payroll is desired.


  • Partner with International Assignment Office, Global Mobility vendor, Tax & Finance departments and Regional HR Shared Services contacts to ensure proper reporting and payment of expat compensation
  • Coordinate with Tax to process non-US based income for US expatriates
  • Build relationships with regional HR Shared Services teams with focus on payroll
  • Develop/design global payroll processes for global scale/standardization
  • Ensure compliance with internal SOX reporting requirements
  • Assist with annual BAU activities
  • Assist with external and internal audit work


  • 4+ years of relevant payroll experience
  • Experience with expatriate payroll operations
  • Understanding of payroll related regulations
  • Experience with global payroll operations a plus
  • Able to participate in high performing virtual teams
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, driven, detail oriented, focused, innovative, and motivated
  • Foreign language proficiency is beneficial



HR Shared Services




At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 46244 

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