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Reference ID R98267 Updated 14/11/2022 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country India Work Location (City) Bengaluru

The Role

JOB TITLE: Payroll Manager India


If you are passionate about rethinking how we do Global Payroll at Shell and implementing solutions that ensure we pay our employees efficiently, consistently and at the highest standards, then this is your chance! You will be instrumental in the roll-out of the Global Payroll Strategy, managing change and driving process excellence and standards within the India payroll process.

Where you fit In?

HR Operations and Employee Experience delivers global HR services, remuneration and benefits to all businesses and their employees. Reporting into the Regional Head of Payroll APMEO, you are going to be a key part of the regional payroll team, a team of forward thinking and engaging professionals that love to work in a high-paced global environment. Together with our Global Payroll leadership team, colleagues and key stakeholders, we will re-define, standardize, and operationalize the new solutions for Shell’s Global Payroll across our 70+ countries to ensure a world-class pay experience.

What’s the role?

  • As the India Payroll Manager, you will be accountable for all payroll activities, which includes the co-development & implementation of the Global Payroll strategy, ensuring the new process/technology are ‘fit for purpose’ within India. More specifically, your role will include
  • Accountable for payroll processing in India, ensuring accurate and timely payroll, including base pay, stock compensation, payroll taxes, pension, statutory and supplemental benefits.
  • Accountable for the execution of internal controls that assure Shell India Payroll’s ongoing compliance in an increasingly complex statutory and regulatory landscape across Payroll, Policy, Tax, Legal, IT, Finance and HR Team. Engaging with multiple local senior stakeholders, regulators & tax authorities.
  • Leading & supporting all team members through the implementation of all change impacting India Payroll (including the Global Payroll Strategy).
  • Driving team performance to build a high performing culture, value creation, employee engagement and develop organizational capabilities to achieve the desired future-state.
  • Fostering innovation of ideas and initiatives in team and with stakeholders to drive continuous improvement to streamline and optimize operational effectiveness.

What we need from you

  • Bachelor's degree with 15 – 20 years’ experience in payroll.
  • When it comes to running India Payroll, your collaborative engagement style and positive, forward-thinking mindset will ensure success. You will motivate people and challenge the status-quo to ensure we deliver a world-class pay experience.
  • Furthermore, you will have: Energy, enthusiasm & edge. Significant experience of leading / working within an Indian payroll team with detailed operational experience of payroll (preferable based on SAP Payroll). Experience with workday would be a plus. Deep understanding of operational risk & experience in identifying and implementing controls to mitigate such risk.
  • Forward thinking, solution minded and can-do attitude. Ability to demonstrate strong leadership and influencing, facilitation & stakeholder management skills across all levels of management.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills Keen attention to detail, whilst still being able to see the ‘bigger picture’. Sound judgmental skills to identify and resolve challenges and issues that protect and enhance Shell’s values, reputation and commercial interests.
  • Preferably, experience in vendor management. Experience of leading & executing payroll projects. Experience of empowering, coaching, and mentoring colleagues to ensure the team’s objectives can be achieved.


An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

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