Regional Payroll Specialist

Permanent contract|New York|Human Resources

Regional Payroll Specialist

New York, United States Permanent contract Human Resources


Base Salary Range: $85,000 - $130,000

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

  • Perform all activities necessary to process a biweekly payroll for US and Canada
  • Administers all aspects of payroll utilizing the automated ADP payroll system for US and Canada
  • Coordinate with global mobility vendor the accounting, reporting and payment of shadow payroll, imputed income and tax gross-up
  • Filing and set up of local, state and federal payroll taxes for US, Canada and international tax authorities
  • Continually enhance payroll reporting and automation within the region in line with best practices
  • Manage time and labor process for US and Canada
  • Ensure sound operational controls are maintained and followed in compliance with existing governance.
  • Interfaces with employees regarding payroll related questions and issues as needed
  • Special projects as required
  • Supports audits
  • Other duties as assigned

Profile required


  • Ability to multi-task and remain flexible to constantly changing priorities.
  • Strong organization and analytical skills.
  • Extreme attention to details and the ability to follow through
  • Ability to develop positive working relationships
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work closely with areas of the firm such as Human Capital Management, Tax, Financial Reporting, Accounting Policy, Treasury, Information Technology and the various Legal Entity Controllers.


  • 5+ payroll experience, preferably with ADP platform.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance


  • English

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (

Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000UNA
Starting date: 2023/01/02
Publication date: 2022/11/04