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Job Description

Are you an experienced Payroll Operations Manager with experience in US & Canada payroll processes and employment laws?

Do you want to build something next-gen and innovative, while contributing to a greater purpose?

As we continue our digital transformation and experience rapid growth in the U.S. and Europe, Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) is now hiring a Payroll Operations Manager US & Canada with a passion for collaboration, digital solutions, and helping patients.

This is a vital role within the Global Finance function—a dynamic team within Takeda Business Solutions.

Here, you will help TBS realize our inspiring vision to build and deliver simplified, innovative solutions by unlocking the value of data for our global business. This, in turn, empowers Takeda’s unwavering commitment to patients.


As an Payroll Operations Manager US & Canada, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of payroll operations, ensuring accuracy, efficiency, and compliance with relevant regulations. This individual will lead a team of payroll professionals, develop and implement payroll policies and procedures, and collaborate with internal stakeholders to streamline processes and drive continuous improvement.

Key objectives include:

• Payroll Operations lead has primary responsibility for all aspects of payroll operations processing, including ADP payroll BAU process deployment to ensure a consistent focus and involvement in driving efficiencies and process improvements.
• Directs the actions of the payroll operations team members and is responsible for all tasks necessary to accomplish company objectives:
• Shares knowledge and information through regular communications and facilitation within the Takeda Payroll Team
• Position requires minimal direction on strategic payroll issue
• Ensures accurate and timely payroll processing for all Takeda employees, based on salary / payment information provided, for the US, PR and Canadian payrolls, for multiple legal entities.
• Monitors payroll Equity transactions, Domestic and International relocation reporting, and assignee mobility payments and reporting to ensure accurate payment and recording for expat and inpat population.
• Manages operations and service delivery to ensure the most effective services are being provided
• Maintains internal controls relating to payroll practices and records and monitor these on a continuing basis
• Develop, implement and update payroll procedures necessary to comply with Takeda corporate policies and governmental agency regulations
• Conceives and implements process enhancements to increase the efficiency and satisfaction with payroll services
• Coordinates with other departments within People Solutions team – including Compensation & Benefits, Equity, Mobility, Employee Life Cycle Management and People Resources Hub, working with all HR functions to ensure delivery of quality services and resolve operational problems
• Participates in cross-departmental and corporate groups designed to implement or improve payroll programs and services.
• Manages current resources to identify and develop solutions to complex payroll related issues
• Lead and manage the payroll operations department, including hiring, training, and performance management of payroll staff
• Stay informed about changes in payroll laws, regulations, and industry best practices, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local tax laws
• Manage relationships with payroll service providers and other external partners
• Monitor payroll processes and systems for efficiency and effectiveness, identify areas for improvement, and implement solutions to streamline operations
• Prepare and analyze payroll reports, metrics, and KPIs to monitor performance and identify trends
• Handle special payroll projects and initiatives as assigned.

Required qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required; 7+ years of experience in payroll in a supervisory or manager role.
• Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) preferred, but not required
• Skills in process analysis, assessment and improvement as well as creating a team environment where continuous improvement is encouraged

MoreAbout Takeda Business Solutions

Takeda Business Solutions (TBS) is a key business partner for Takeda creating an exceptional experience where you feel supported and confident in our solutions. We harness the power of data and digital to optimize end-to-end processes across Finance, Procurement and HR. TBS is a driver of the latest technology and next generation capabilities in artificial intelligence, robotics, automation, and analytics, while being agile at scale. With a clear line of sight to the patient, we create seamless experiences that free up our partners’ and colleagues’ time to focus on our purpose – better health for people, brighter future for the world.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as “hybrid” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

Ready to apply?Go totakedajobs.comand search TBS.


Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

We understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. We are committed to equitable pay for all employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices.

For Location:

Exton, PA

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$108,500.00 – $170,500.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/or long-termincentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Exton, PA

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