Payroll Analyst, ( 21-4087)

Finance / Accounting / Payroll Zagreb, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska) Karlovac, Croatia (Local Name: Hrvatska)


Job Summary:

The Payroll Analyst II will process payrolls in a timely manner to ensure employees are paid correctly.  Will and update various company databases, complete all required funding, making sure payroll is processed accurately with local labor laws, business policies, collective agreements, employee contracts, and ensure payroll processes/systems are setup correctly to support this objective. Will operate as the subject matter expert and escalation point to resolve issues and continuously looks for improvements in operational processes

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Complete payroll functions in a timely manner and in full compliance with company policies, work-time regulations and labor laws
  • Review timecards and enter manual timecards or importing crew timecards and expense templates or support any other processes needed to ensure accurate payroll processing
  • Educate, train and assist employees with Workforce or EmpCenter and Expense procedures
  • Support business-wide and payroll-specific initiatives around simplification and standardization
  • Cover for team members in back-up role for vacation and/or high-volume work efforts Serve as subject matter expert for country specific payroll compliance
  • Promote team collaboration and best use of payroll team member’s capabilities, may serve as team lead
  • Key employee direct deposits, audit expenses, and process special payments such as meal allowances, bonuses, merit increases, and cash advances
  • Reviews forms, templates and letters for compliance with regulations
  • Liaise with third party payroll providers to resolve payroll challenges
  • Review payroll registers (e.g. earnings, deductions, taxes, ER cost) for accuracy and completeness before payroll funding
  • Prepare accounting transactions and documents in collaboration with finance team
  • Understand the Shadow Payroll concept and report the monthly payroll wages for processing as needed
  • Process garnishments and court orders which include child support, tax levies, bankruptcy orders, student loans, and wage assignments
  • Manage multiple reports and provide to management as needed
  • Identify areas of quality improvement
  • Assist in deployment of new policies and processes to assigned employee population
  • Validate the consistency and integrity of data via random audits
  • Work with team to resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
  • Document standard operating procedures for specific country
  • Lead effort to verify and track resolution of defects identified in payroll process and output
  • Identify and Execute continuous improvement
  • Travel may be required
  • May be assigned other duties to help proactively drive our FieldCore vision and align with our organization’s core values.


Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • 5 + years’ experience in Payroll or Accounting
  • Ability to work independently with minimal managerial supervision
  • Demonstrated understanding of payroll operations and audit management concepts
  • Advanced knowledge of written and digital project management tools
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP/ SF Modules
  • Knowledge of advanced Payroll Operations
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • English proficiency required

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or International Business with a finance concentration
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment with time constraints.
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization from business leadership to field employees.
  • Demonstrated coaching/mentoring skills and issue management problem solving skills.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong troubleshooting, problem solving and creative thought processing skills
  • Ability to multi-task, coordinate, and plan
  • Strong analytical aptitude
  • High attention to detail
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level of Excel

About FieldCore:

FieldCore, a GE company, is an independent, industrial field services organization focused on World-Class Execution across the power generation and oil & gas industries. We have brought together more than 12,000 of the foremost experts in field services to focus on one thing; delivering excellent outcomes for our customers. As a global organization, we celebrate the uniqueness of our diverse employees and strive to create an inclusive culture. Our people are driven by our core values of safety, integrity and quality, and focused by our guiding principles. For more information visit our website


FieldCore is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law