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Director – Global Payroll

Posted on 6/18/2024



501-1,000 employees

Provides Web3 and Ethereum technology solutions

Financial Services
Crypto & Web3
Real Estate

Compensation Overview

$139k - $298kAnnually


Remote in USA

Quality Control & Compliance
Supply Chain Management
Transportation & Distribution
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance / Accounting, or related discipline.
  • 10+ years of experience in payroll operations, operating at a global, multi-national, publicly-traded company.
  • Experience with PEO payroll solutions and moving those services in-house.
  • Expert knowledge of US federal, state, and local payroll regulations, including payroll tax, reporting, and required filings.
  • High level of familiarity with international payroll and compliance requirements.
  • Strong project management experience including the ability to manage project plans, dependencies, critical path activities and milestones.
  • Experience transforming a payroll function to maximize automation, scalability and cost effectiveness.
  • Excels in hyper-growth environments; versatile, capable of managing multiple projects and tasks.
  • Able to communicate effectively with cross-functional business partners, internal/external stakeholders and various levels of management.
  • Thorough understanding of all areas of information systems with a highly technical understanding of at least one commercial HRIS product
  • Direct and clear written and verbal communicator
  • Strong attention to detail with high level of accuracy
  • Ability to work independently, manage shifting priorities, demonstrate good personal judgment, and handle tasks
  • Advanced level of proficiency using Microsoft Office (Vlookups, and Pivot tables)
  • Adaptable to a fast-changing work environment while able to work well under stress and tight deadlines.
  • Knowledge and mindset for automation and improvements to improve processes for scalability
  • Licenses/Certificates Certified Payroll Professional (CPP), ADP Workforce Now and Replicon experience
  • Provide strategic leadership for Payroll operations while measuring and monitoring the effectiveness and efficiencies of the services provided.
  • Drive the strategic direction of the Payroll function ensuring that Consensys’ payroll systems and processes are operating at a best in class level of automation, efficiency, effectiveness and scale.
  • Oversee global payroll operations, including ensuring accurate and efficient payroll processing, compliance with US and foreign securities regulations and tax requirements, and month-end close procedures.
  • Manage global payroll service providers, communicate changes for international employees and have a basic understanding of global privacy regulations (i.e. GDPR).
  • Partner with the Stock Administration and People teams to manage stock-based compensation processing in payroll, including stock option exercises, RSUs and ESPP, to ensure payroll tax compliance.
  • Drive implementation of payroll processes as part of international expansion efforts.
  • Identify recommendations to scale processes to enhance payroll operational efficiency including the design and implementation of internal controls and maintain payroll policies and procedures.
  • Ability to manage international payrolls for approximately 600 employees in conjunction with third-party vendors.
  • Owns global data quality and ongoing data improvements to deliver accurate and reliable workforce data with corresponding workforce reporting and analytics.
  • Develops payroll procedures, controls and supervises the preparation, documentation, and disbursement of payroll-related payments. Implement new approaches, policies and procedures that affect continual improvements in efficiency of services performed.
  • Partner with internal departments including finance, IT, and legal, security, compliance, and manage external payroll service vendor relationships.
  • Develop and oversee the preparation of various payroll related documents (e.g. compliance reports, retirement plan transfers, payroll registers, W2 controls, etc.).
  • Remain current on new legislation and regulatory ruling impacting payroll. Enforce adherence and advise management on required actions.
  • Review and approve all Regional payroll funding, wires, and manual check requests.
  • Assist with external audits (e.g. 401(k) audit, worker's compensation, multi-jurisdictions tax) by providing supporting records and documentations

Consensys is a leading ecosystem developer in the web3 space, creating cutting-edge products like MetaMask and Infura. By integrating advanced technologies like self-custodial wallets, smart contract tools, and zkEVM rollup networks, the company helps shape and support the infrastructure of the Ethereum blockchain. This environment is ideal for professionals eager to engage with robust technological advances and contribute to significant innovations in blockchain technology.

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Fort Worth, Texas



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