Functional Consultant SAP Payroll


Sep 5th, 2022
With an unwavering belief that a company’s success starts with its people, Alight Solutions is a leading cloud-based provider of integrated digital human capital and business solutions. Leveraging proprietary AI and data analytics, Alight optimizes business process as a service (BPaaS) to deliver superior outcomes for employees and employers across a comprehensive portfolio of services. Alight allows employees to enrich their health, wealth and work while enabling global organizations to achieve a high-performance culture. Alight’s 15,000 dedicated colleagues serve more than 30 million employees and family members.
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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.

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Role Summary:Functional Consultant SAP Payroll

The SAP PY Consultant is a member of the Professional Services department. His role is to provide appropriate application maintenance consultancy to Alight outsourced clients through advice, guidance, technical support and problem solving.

Key Responsibilities:
Integrated into the Professional Services department and under the supervision of a Team Manager, you will be involved in the support of our outsourced clients as follows:
Provide application support consultancy through advice, guidance, and appropriate technical activities;
Manage tickets after having received functional analysis and guidance / coaching on the technical way to implement it;
Generate easy-to-maintain bug free code and customizing respecting Alight best practices;
Operate required system tests using either provided or self-generated test data, to ensure the applications/developments meet the agreed specifications;
Provide documentation (both technical and functional) on issues handled;
Manage personal daily priorities and assigned tickets, and ensure that his deadlines are met;
Regularly report on status and progress to the team manager;
Maintain internal and external contact and communication channels at appropriate level communicate status, resolution, and root cause of assigned issues;
Understand the general flows in payroll process and the SAP HR architecture.

Understand the architecture of a SAP HCM solution
Deep understanding and skills on Italian PY rules / payslip / post & legal PY reporting.
Ability to multi-task, to work in a constantly changing, fast-paced environment, and to consistently achieve quality standards;
Service-oriented with a strong client focus and sense of accountability;
Be committed to the customer, the team and the project;
Analytical and problem solving skills;

Fluent in English
Experience in application maintenance is an asset

What we offer:

  • International business environment (25+ languages spoken)
  • Smart working & flexible office schedule
  • International Career opportunities
  • Innovative industry leading company
  • Type of Contract: CCNL Metalmeccanico, Permanent, 40h/week
  • Other Benefits: Meal Vocuher, Company Health Insurance

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 diversityshould 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, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

Authorization to work in the Employing Country

Applicants for employment in the country in which they are applying (Employing Country) must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the Employing Country and with Alight.

Note, this job description does not restrict 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.

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


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.


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