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UnitedHealth Group

Senior Payroll Specialist - Gurgaon, HR


Clinical Care Specialist/Staff Nurse



Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Optum is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic candidate to join the fast-paced world of Payroll operations. Payroll is processed on a bi-weekly basis for multiple states, and this person will perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned areas of responsibility including data audits and support to the Payroll Team.

Reporting relationship:

  • The role reports into Manager HROps and Payroll
  • This is an Individual contributor role

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Processing payroll, answering team member queries, audits, ensuring compliances and communication with onshore counterparts
  • Validation of payroll reports and reconciliations to ensure accuracy
  • Provide resolution of employee’s queries through case management tool as per defined TAT
  • Apply logical and analytical thinking to eliminate manual processes and reduce overall processing time
  • Develops, maintains, updates SOPs and process documents with latest laws and compliances
  • Establish communications between different payroll departments and vendors for seamlessly completion of daily BAU work
  • Support projects and initiatives as assigned by the manager
  • Comply with the terms and conditions of the employment contract, company policies and procedures, and any and all directives (such as, but not limited to, transfer and/or re-assignment to different work locations, change in teams and/or work shifts, policies in regards to flexibility of work benefits and/or work environment, alternative work arrangements, and other decisions that may arise due to the changing business environment). The Company may adopt, vary or rescind these policies and directives in its absolute discretion and without any limitation (implied or otherwise) on its ability to do so

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any subject
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in US Payroll and associated processes
  • Experience in managing payroll for large number of employees
  • Working knowledge of PeopleSoft HRMS or any ERP
  • Strong US payroll domain knowledge
  • Well versed with Microsoft Office Suite - Especially EXCEL and PowerPoint
  • Strong data analysis, interpretation, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational, multi‐tasking, communication, and prioritizing skills
  • Flexible to work in night shifts

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)