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Alameda. Ca, US

Employee Central Payroll Systems Specialist

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.


CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?



Responsible for administering and maintaining the Human Resource information Systems (HRIS) systems, with specific emphasis on supporting in-house Payroll via SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll module.  This will include but is not limited to understanding internal customer requirements and configuring the system accordingly. Partner with Payroll, HR and IT analysts to analyze work process flows, improve processes and leverage technology to meet needs of organization. Models and acts in accordance with our guiding principles and core values.



  • Responsible for the continuous improvement of Employee Central Payroll and associated integrations in accordance with strategic roadmaps from the business
  • Configure work schedule rules, wage types, locations, legal entities and basic pay/ pay structure within Employee Central Payroll module
  • Demonstrate experience with SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll module implementation and release management (applying legislative and mandatory HR support packs and updates where applicable)
  • Investigate and support HR and Payroll issues, including HR function effectiveness in Employee Central and Employee Central Payroll with their integrations, organization design and HR/Payroll implications of business transformation
  • Develop payroll initiatives including making recommendations on process improvements to streamline and improve efficiency
  • Participate in implementations and transition projects, maintain, and support the system and ongoing reporting
  • Serve as the systems Administrator and primary point of contact for Employee Central Payroll updates, troubleshooting and resolving day to day issues (data replication monitoring, etc.)
  • Responsible for creating and ensuring configuration workbooks are maintained and up to date.
  • Work closely with management and Payroll team to develop appropriate HRIS procedures.
  • Maintain audit procedures for HRIS functions
  • Serve as liaison to other HR areas to understand requests for information and reports.
  • Strong adherence to sensitivity and confidentiality in maintaining HR data.
  • Participate in system testing, user acceptance testing and validating processes and data flows.




  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Ability to communicate and interact with people from multiple HR backgrounds, collaborating with both regional and global teams.
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and communicate SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll requirements.
  • Strong analytical experience with keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to analyze work process flows, improve processes and leverage technology for implementation or enhancements of HRIS systems
  • Strong organizational skills, project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities.



  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 4+ experience configuring and implementing SAP/SuccessFactors Payroll with at least 2 full life cycle SuccessFactors Employee Central Payroll implementations
  • Certified in SuccessFactors – Employee Central Payroll Module (Required)
  • Previous employment in a Human Resources-related capacity; functional roles in Payroll are a strong plus
  • Knowledge of Payroll Control Center
  • Strong knowledge of SuccessFactors Payroll configuration, data retention management and HR Processes and policies
  • Strong experience with MS Excel, data analysis and reporting, including data collection, data entry, retrieval, analytics, and reporting based upon HR needs.




  • Degree
  • Certified in SuccessFactors – Employee Central Module (Preferred)



With a genuine culture of recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package with a focus on your wellbeing. This includes competitive Paid Time Off, 401(k), health insurance and an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and a diverse range of retail, travel, car, and hospitality brands, including important offerings like pet insurance.


We are a team in every sense, and we support each other and work collaboratively to achieve our goals together.


It is our goal that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment, so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then let’s work together to help you find your new role.



We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. This role can be the first step on your career path with us.  You can stay in the same job family, find a new family to grow in (an almost limitless number of options) or find your own path. Join CEVA for a challenging and rewarding career.



CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.  We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.


CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.


Please note:  Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.

Information provided is true and accurate.  False statements or information will result in the application voided.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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