The HR Function Manager for Payroll will be a key member of Accenture’s global payroll team and will be responsible for managing the interaction between Payroll and Workday. This position will require the manager to understand current and potential flow of data globally from Workday, and differences for each country payroll. The Manager will work closely with the teams responsible for source data in Workday and will be the global point of contact for any process changes, issues and questions to improve and automate current processes. The HR Function Manager for Payroll will work closely with Payroll Advisors and with IT Capability & Operations Leads who will assist with the communication with the local payroll team. Payroll Advisors and Local payroll teams will rely on the HR Functional Manager for Payroll to escalate process and system issues and drive to resolution and improvement. The role requires understanding of Safe Agile methodology and AzureDevOps. The HR Functions Manager will act as Product Owner for the Payroll Scrum within the Pay our People Release train, defining team’s priorities and objectives based on overall vision/roadmap of the portfolio. The role must partner across the Markets / MU and across key stakeholders as many of our processes may span cross functionally and require inputs from multiple areas. They must have or develop a deep understanding of our organization and its nuances and be able to finesse the processes to achieve defined outcomes. As a functional leader, the Manager will coordinate with regional and global leaders to execute strategies.