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Marcela Heger

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Professional with more than 10 years of experience in Payroll. She has acted as a functional leader of payroll systems implementation projects in Latin America (in countries such as Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, and Chile).


Payroll Manager

SAP Time Management

Experiencias relevantes

Payroll Manager LATAM/ Multi Regional Payroll Lead, S&P Global

February-2013 / June 2020

  • Act as a go-to person when implementing a new People solution. Ensure consistency across regions while maintaining statutory requirements in mind;
  • Lead the Payroll implementation across LATAM countries;
  • Assist with the implementation of Workday Payroll in the US and UK, acting as responsible for Reporting.
  • Ensure the compliance, reporting and fiduciary oversight of the Company's payroll function and processes in the LATAM region;
  • Manage vendors and retained organization to ensure both deliver reliable end-to-end payroll solutions in a cost effective manner;
  • Ensure region specific payroll function meets local and employee privacy and regulatory requirements; Solicit and select payroll vendors, manage vendor relationships and serve as key relationship contact to payroll vendors;
  • Ensure region specific payroll function meets local and employee privacy and regulatory requirements.

Payroll Specialist, American Express

April-2011 / February-2013

  • Lead implementations of SAP Payroll for Argentina, ensuring timely completion of each milestone;
  • Responsible for managing and working closely with Controllership, Compliance, Human Resources, and Compensation and Benefits Teams on all Payroll related Projects.
  • Act as the main point of contact between business partners, Vendor and LACC Payroll HUB on all payroll related projects.
  • Researching escalated issues and subsequently responsible for responding to HR / Employee. Partnering with HR to ensure employee escalations are prioritized and resolved quickly.
  • Ensuring timely processing of employee separations as per local market regulations. Responsible for working with HR to prepare and distribute Payroll related communications. Responsible for conducting any Payroll related training to employee base.
  • Partnering with HR to ensure compliance to local laws relating to Payroll.
  • Responsible for communicating and updating the LACC Payroll HUB on all Payroll projects driven by the local market.

Payroll Supervisor, Hewlett Packard (EDS)

September-2008 / April-2011

Team Supervisor - Controls and Metrics for the McDonald's account in Argentina, Chile and Venezuela. Main Tasks:

  • Monitor total payroll payments, employee contributions and Company contributions, labor unions, garnishments, withholding income taxes, advances and manual payments for the three countries.
  • Provide technical and operational support for legal changes, changes to internal policies and processes.
  • Carry out surveys of needs and opportunities for improvement, optimizing processes.
  • Ensure proper documentation of each process and methodology applied.

Functional Consultant Lead the project to implement SAP HR Payroll for Brazil:

  • Responsible for the Due Diligence, Define Wage Types Matrix.
  • Elaborate the details of the business and legal processes for Payroll Brazil.
  • Sign off of the Blue Print

Chief of Personnel, Carbox S.A.

May-2007 / Jun-2008

Payroll, Workforce Administration, Social Security and Taxes, Labor Relations.


Political Sciences

Universidad de Buenos Aires
2002 - 2010 (75%)

Social Sciences

Universidad Virtual de Quilmes
2018 - Present