Head of Global Payroll
Posted on 3/2/2023

5,001-10,000 employees

Software tools for development & project management
Company Overview
Atlassian's mission is to help unleash the potential of every team. The company operates software tools – JIRA, BitBucket, Trello, and more – for team and project management.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 10+ years of experience in global payroll management, with a strong understanding of international payroll compliance requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or a related field
  • Experience managing a team of payroll professionals across multiple countries
  • Strong knowledge of payroll systems and processes, including ADP, Workday, NetSuite, and/or Oracle
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Develop and implement global payroll policies and procedures to ensure compliance with local tax and regulatory requirements
  • Manage the payroll function across multiple countries, ensuring accurate and timely payment of employees
  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of payroll systems, processes, and controls to ensure the integrity and accuracy of payroll data
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external payroll vendors and service providers
  • Partner with HR, Finance, Legal, and IT teams to ensure compliance with global payroll policies and procedures
  • Provide guidance and support to local payroll teams and ensure consistency across all global payroll operations
  • Monitor and analyze payroll metrics to identify trends and opportunities for improvement
  • Manage the annual payroll budget, ensuring that costs are within budget and any variances are explained and addressed
  • Review accounting impact of non-standard payroll transactions and prepare quarterly flux analysis
  • Stay current on global payroll trends and regulatory changes, and make recommendations for process improvements and updates
  • Travel domestically and internationally as required
Desired Qualifications
  • Jira experience is a plus