Sr. Lead, SAP Payroll

  • 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CALIFORNIA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: Operations & Technology

Company Description

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Job Description

Position available with NBCUniversal Media, LLC in Universal City, California.

You will provide highly advanced technical support for the SAP HCM system maintenance and enhancements including integration to other systems. You will design, develop, and implement functionality for required Payroll processes while working with business and IT teams to ensure business requirements are validated and system development goals are achieved.

You will analyze and document business flow from end to end, Initiate design reviews for new applications and adhere to software development standards. Participate in, lead and mentor others in Technical specification activities. Design and develop efficient, well-structured, and documented technical solutions with an emphasis on US Payroll, Time Management modules and some experience in Core HR and Talent Management. Implement highly complex solutions for SAP Media Payroll. Design and deliver high quality solutions through Technical development that meet overall business requirements. Perform regular system maintenance tasks, such as implementation of Support Packs, Enhancement Packs, BSI and Payroll year end activities. Troubleshoot and manage complex interfaces to downstream systems such as ADP EV5, Timekeeper, Towers Watson, Skill Soft, and other benefits related interfaces.


  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Systems, or a related technical field of study
  • 5 years of experience in ABAP development and troubleshooting SAP ERP HCM (Human Capital Management) functionalities. Prior experience in SAP US Payroll for Media and Entertainment industry is highly desirable. All stated experience must include the following:
  • Perform SAP PY Development activities in support of the business request to improve or add functionality to the existing SAP HCM landscape specifically ABAP with an emphasis on the Payroll module.
  • 5-6 years of ABAP HR experience and 2-4 years in the ABAP HR payroll domain
  • Knowledge of SAP Payroll Schema and Rules
  • Hands-on experience in developing Complex Interfaces, BDC/BAPI/HR User Exits/HR ABAP objects.
  • Logical database Reports(Payroll or Time, PA, OM) and Interfaces (Payroll or Time, PA, OM).
  • 2-4 SAP US Payroll implementations
  • Should have worked on Payroll Functions, Time Functions, and Features.
  • Should have knowledge about Payroll Schemas and how custom payroll functions are embedded into them.
  • Understanding of HR Payroll Execution Process, Time Infotypes, Benefits Infotypes, and Finance tables as they integrate with SAP PY
  • Execute enhancements/developments for large or small projects based on business requirements.
  • Perform and develop SAP HCM RICEF objects.

Desired Characteristics :

Experience using integration tools:

  • Gentran Integration Suite™ (GIS) / Sterling Integrator
  • Participate in an SAP HANA implementation
  • Microsoft Office Suite 

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $150,000 - $170,000.

Additional Information

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