Case Study: Thomson Reuters
“I have relied upon JGA to provide EMEA payroll recruitment services. Since 2010 Thomson Reuters has created a regional service centre supporting 52 countries. Nick Day has placed 11 fantastic candidates into my team for both permanent and contract positions. JGA understand our business requirements across our multi-national needs, including project management, payroll specialists and payroll management roles.” EMEA Regional Payroll Manager, Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters adopted a centralised strategy to create regional payroll service hubs to run payroll operations for their 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries. Since 2010, JGA Recruitment service recruitment for the London hub, executing all payroll services and functions for employees across 52 countries.
Over 3 years, as the payroll service centre has grown to service more countries, roles have been created with specific deadlines and specifications, focused on specific software, skill sets, languages, systems and sector experience. Roles recruited for include:
1 x EMEA Payroll Manager
2 x Payroll Specialist – Swiss speaking
2 x Payroll Specialist – German speaking
1 x Payroll Specialist – French speaking
1 x Payroll Specialist – Belgian speaking
1 x Payroll Specialist – Dutch speaking
1 x Payroll Specialist – Russian Speaking
Temporary & Contract Roles
2 x Project Managers (Contract, Global implementations)
Payroll Recruitment Activity Performance
All of these positions were released to payroll and generalist recruiters on the Thomson Reuters preferred supplier list at the same time. JGA Recruitment filled every position recruited for against intense competition and remain on the preferred supplier list as one of the top performing agencies in Payroll, HR and Reward.
The key Thomson Reuters recruitment challenge is to find individuals based in London with the required combination of language fluency and payroll experience for all countries, All payroll professionals require specific languages and particular knowledge of different EMEA regions and countries. JGA Recruitment have placed 100% of the roles opened up to the preferred supplier list of recruitment providers since 2010.