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  • Posted: May 24, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Canonical is a unique tech company - global, remote-first, open source, with 700 professionals across 50 countries - we want to be the world's best, not biggest, global software company.
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    Global Payroll Administrator

    About The Job

    • We're looking for an exceptional payroll administrator with experience of working with outsourced payroll bureaus (US, UK, EU and/or additional jurisdictions) to manage the company's end to end global payroll and contractor payments. 
    • You'll have domain expertise in processing payroll in different countries. You are reliable, diligent and pay attention to details and always work towards improving current processes.
    • This role may choose to be office based out of London or home based, and will report to our Global Controller.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure all payrolls are always delivered on time and with 100% accuracy
    • Process the payroll/contractor data in an organised and structured manner
    • Keep on track of all payroll deadlines and monthly payroll tasks
    • Prepare payroll reports and provide monthly payroll data in journal format to finance for processing
    • Comply with GDPR regulations and maintain payroll security/confidentiality
    • Deal with payroll queries and resolve or escalate as required
    • Constantly seek out ways to improve systems and processes to ensure a seamless flow between HR, Payroll and Finance
    • Keep payroll policies up to date and write any new procedures as required
    • Provide support to any project related activities from Finance and HR
    • Provide support to Finance with reporting and audit queries
    • Assist with future expansions of global payrolls and other projects
    • Manage all payroll correspondence and act as a point of contact for all escalated payroll queries
    • Maintain strong cross-functional team relationships
    • Build strong relationships with vendors to ensure excellent service delivery and compliance in all countries

    Valued Skills And Experience:

    • Experience in a similar payroll role and working with outsourced payroll bureaus
    • Excellent communication skills to converse with external parties and internal team members of all levels
    • Strong process and planning mindset
    • Ability to think outside the box and solve problems when faced with new challenges
    • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
    • Exceptional planning/organisational skills and being deadline oriented
    • Ability to work with different software systems, and have excellent knowledge of spreadsheets and formulas
    • Being a team player as well as being able to work independently

    What We Offer You:

    • Your base pay will depend on various factors including your geographical location, level of experience, knowledge and skills. In addition to the benefits above, certain roles are also eligible for additional benefits and rewards including annual bonuses and sales incentives based on revenue or utilisation.
    • Our compensation philosophy is to ensure equity right across our global workforce.

    Additional Info:

    • In addition to a competitive base pay, we provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals. Please note that additional benefits may apply depending on the work location and, for more information on these, you can ask in the later stages of the recruitment process.
    • Fully remote working environment - we've been working remotely since 2004!
    • Personal learning and development budget of 2,000USD per annum
    • Annual compensation review
    • Recognition rewards
    • Annual holiday leave
    • Parental Leave
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues at 'sprints'
    • Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long haul company events

    Method of Application

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