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(Senior) Manager, Global Payroll


2 weeks ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (USA Only)

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Finance / Legal

GitLab is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Accounting team as a Payroll Manager.

The role will oversee the processing of multi-country and multi-state payrolls, maintaining related records, and developing and documenting various payroll policies and procedures. 

We expect you to demonstrate the ability to work at a fast pace, both individually and as a part of a team, and thrive within a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.

Don’t have a ton of knowledge about GitLab yet? Don’t worry. We have an extensive onboarding and training program at GitLab and you will be provided with necessary DevOps and GitLab knowledge to fulfill your role.

What you'll do in this role:
  • Coordinate all global payroll processing operations.
  • Ensure that all relevant data is processed and track through the relevant payroll systems.
  • Responsible for working with local tax and legal advisors to ensure the company follows local regulations with respect to payroll.
  • Work closely with GitLab contributors and the People Ops team to ensure timely response to questions and requests that have been processed.
  • Complete filings for payroll subsidies, where applicable.
  • Accounting lead for implementation of new payroll systems.
  • Accounting lead for other global payroll systems.
  • Establish and enforce proper accounting policies and principles.
  • Manage Payroll Team
  • Primary ownership for management and external reporting.
  • Development and implementation of new procedures to enhance the workflow of payments to contributors.
  • Primary contact point for external audit with respect to payroll matters.
  • Coordinate with other auditors as needed.
  • Support overall department goals and objectives.
We're looking for:
  • Proven work experience as a payroll administrator.
  • Experience as a manager of people. 
  • Experience with large payroll platforms such as ADP or Paychex.
  • Been responsible for at least one international payroll function.
  • Public company experience with Sarbanes Oxley a plus.
  • Experience with Netsuite a plus.
  • Proficient with google sheets.
  • Detail-oriented, self-directed and able to effectively complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Ability to use GitLab

Also, we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.

Hiring Process

To view the full job description and hiring process, please view our​ ​handbook​. Additional details about our process can also be found on our ​hiring page​.


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