Payroll Specialist Spain at Alight Solutions LLC | The Muse (2024)

Alight Solutions LLC

Granada, Spain

Your candidacy is currently being considered for a requisition for an Alight Inc group company. As you may be aware, Alight has announced intent to divest its Payroll & Professional Services business to HIG Capital. After the transaction closes, this position will be aligned to the new Payroll & Professional Services owned by HIG Capital ('Divested Group'). By applying for this position which will be with the Divested Group company, you understand and agree to the information you submitted for your application with Alight being shared with the Divested Group company. In addition, if you are made an offer of employment, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with the Divested Group company employment policies.

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Payroll Specialist Spain at Alight Solutions LLC | The Muse (1)

Responsible for supporting the operational teams to ensure they are skilled and knowledgeable in meeting our client(s) deadlines, whilst also working with Management to provide the best service to our clients by delivering their functional and technical expertise support a selection of clients

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support Managers with client engagement ensuring all information is accurate and provided on time
  • Provide support and guidance for all implementations and go lives
  • Provide daily functional support to the teams, to support the successful delivery of payrolls
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the Client Solution workbook
  • Responsible for the updating, maintaining and enforcing of the Defined Work Instructions (DWIs)and other process documentation
  • Ensure and Sign Off System Maintenance Testing
  • Support the review of the Statement of Works before its shared with the Client to ensure its fit for purpose
  • Responsible for the resolution of Technical/Functional issues escalated from the team and ensuring all system issues/defects are reported correctly and tickets are logged with the necessary details and evidences so Application Services and/or Products can investigate
  • Working with Operational Management, Transformation and Products to implement automation, innovation and any continuous improvement programmes
  • Responsible for the management of the legislation roadmap and ensuring the team are upskilled in upcoming changes and processes are updated where needed
  • Support Year End
  • Ability to recognize and deal appropriately with sensitive and confidential information
  • Proactively identify upsell opportunities
  • Support Management with the resolution of client escalations, along with lessons learnt
  • Upskill and develop team members through training delivery and coaching to enable them to fulfil their role
  • ALIGHT Security Standards are adhered and followed
  • Time Recording to be completed on time and accurately
  • Contribute to team meetings and raise any issues immediately to your Operations Manager
  • Ensure you are up to date with all ALIGHT HR announcements and communications
  • Build good relationships with all lines of businesses where appropriate
  • Participates in projects and activities as needed and assigned

Key Criteria to monitor performance

  • Adherence to all Security and Compliance procedures
  • 100% Attainment of customer SLA agreements
  • Adherence to quality standards
  • Adoption of innovation initiatives
  • Reduction of client escalations through knowledge transfer to both the client and payroll team
  • Demonstrate professionalism and act responsibly


Professional /Job Experience

  • Strong knowledge of the various inputs and outputs such as third party interfaces, timekeeping, tax filing/compliance, benefits and other key areas that integrate with payroll
  • Ability to identify and mitigate risks
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office tools such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Flexibility to support a global and fast paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Self-motivated and a willingness to learn
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment, as well as independently while adhering to processes and procedures

Education and Training


  • BA/BS in a business-related field such as Accounting, Human Resources, Business Administration, or equivalent combination of education & experience
  • 3-4 years relevant experience administering Payroll in an HR consulting, HR Outsourcing or Corporate environment
  • Expert knowledge on payroll processes, practices and associated legislation


  • HRIS knowledge: Workday, SAP, or PeopleSoft knowledge preferred
  • Payroll certifications

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

Pay Transparency Statement: Alight considers a variety of factors in determining whether to extend an offer of employment and in setting the appropriate compensation level, including, but not limited to, a candidate's experience, education, certification/credentials, market data, internal equity, and geography. Alight makes these decisions on an individualized, non-discriminatory basis. Bonus and/or incentive eligibility are determined by role and level. Alight also offers a comprehensive benefits package; for specific details on our benefits package, please visit:


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

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Granada, Spain

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