SAP Payroll Product Consultant (Work from Home)
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Posted 16 days ago
Job Description

Our story

At Alight, we believe a company's success starts with its people. It's why we're so driven to connect passion with purpose. Our team's expertise in human insights and cloud technology, allows companies and employees around the world to transform and thrive.

With a competitive total rewards package, continuing education and training, and tremendous potential with a growing global organization, Alight is the perfect place to put your passion to work.

Join our team. Because transformation takes a workforce. Learn more at .

The SAP Payroll Product Consultant is responsible for the development, maintenance, consultation, and general ownership of the Alight Solutions Point of View (PoV) related to the SAP product area they support. The SAP Payroll Product Consultant will work with the deployment team, operations groups, and other key decision makers to ensure the POV is accounting for SAP updates, client project learnings and that teams are aware of the changes and direction. They will ensure the PoV is efficient, competitive, and driven by market standards. In addition to these responsibilities, they will own the initial input to the deal model during the sales process as well as represent the Alight Solutions PoV in sales pursuits, serving as subject matter expert support to the sales team, speaking with the client on matters related to the Payroll operational solution and Statement of Work.


Responsibility Areas

  • Represent the Overall SAP Payroll Product Strategy and Roadmap
  • Collaborate with Clients, Operations and Analysts to evolve the PoV
  • Provide a voice to customer's and the market on Alight Solutions' direction
  • Assist in the sales process to represent the payroll operational PoV and offer
  • Provide for, lead, identify, and/or innovate ideas for improving the PoV regarding the SAP BPO offer
  • Lead client consultative sessions on operational readiness related to running payroll on SAP
  • Attend engagements, including speaking engagements, supporting Sales and Alight as a payroll subject matter expert
  • Educate Client Teams and our Clients on PoV Changes related to SAP product updates.
  • Create and maintain PoV documents and base artifacts.

Business Planning

  • Participate/consult on initiatives to expand our POV and technical bolt on products supporting payroll
  • Work with leaders and other subject matter experts on projects related to our services support on payroll globally

Relationship Management

  • Provide the focal point with clients for the product in both sales and ongoing operations
  • Support client solution development for on-going services support or service transitions Communicate effectively with the client and internal partners for analysis/resolution
  • Participate in meetings to discuss identified issues and the impact on service delivery
  • Lead client interactions related to the services solution, and facilitate client touch-points
  • Build trusting partnerships with internal and external key stakeholders
  • Work with BPO leadership, Client team leadership, or Implementation leadership to establish development priorities and balance expectations
  • Participate in suggestion and/or champion standard practices and process improvement opportunities from a functional and technical perspective
  • Look for opportunities to improve efficiencies (both onshore and offshore)
  • Assess, mitigate, and/or escalate risk/opportunities, including, performance/delivery, adherence to Best Practices, standardized procedures & documentation

Financial Management

  • Accurate estimation of new deals
  • Give input and/or drive effective cost management practices
  • Drive cost effective products

Formal Education and Certification

  • Bachelor's degree in business, MIS, CS, and/or equivalent work experience required

Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience working with Human Resources Management Systems (HRMS)
  • Industry knowledge
  • 5+ years client management or project management experience
  • 3+ years payroll experience, preferably on SAP
  • Knowledge and understanding of payroll best practices
  • Ability to understand operational impacts on payroll and solution to fit into our POV
  • Consultative experience, focusing on the ability to influence approach to maximize an efficient and streamlined operational process
  • Demonstrated proficient communication skills
  • Experience communicating effectively with different levels of management and influencing multiple stakeholder groups
  • Ability to solve problems within a business context
  • Ability to create presentations and write business cases
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines managing multiple priorities
  • Project budgeting/costing knowledge

Technical Skill

  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Knowledge of MS Project
  • Knowledge and ability to use requirements gathering tools
  • Knowledge of SAP Payroll (ECP and/or On Prem)

Work Conditions

  • Office work environment
  • Requires the ability to interact with others in multiple locations globally; this may require flexible hours
  • Occasional evening and weekend work to meet business needs
  • Frequent computer use at a workstation for extended periods of time
  • Travel potential 25%

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Alight believes diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. And we're committed to enabling an inclusive culture of belonging that engages all colleagues and grows the diversity of our talent to proudly represent the clients and communities we serve.

As an affirmative action employer, we adhere to the principles of equal employment opportunity in the workplace as defined in our diversity policy statement.

Diversity Policy Statement

Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities and sincerely held religious beliefs,

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

Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act Statement. Please note, offers are being determined on an individual basis. Alight takes into consideration the candidate's experience, education, certification/credentials, market data and internal equity. The estimated minimum salary for this role is $69,100.00/year (full-time). In addition to the base salary, this position may be bonus eligible. For specific benefit details, please visit this URL:


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.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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