We’re a company founded by engineers, comprised of engineers, building the world’s largest cloud learning and transformation platform with a bold mission – giving individuals and businesses the chance to change their trajectory. Our fun and engaging courses have helped more than 1 MILLION engineers learn to cloud, and we’re just getting started.

Working at A Cloud Guru

We’re a smart, quirky, tight-knit team who’s passionate about our purpose, who works hard, learns together, and laughs together. We look for people who are excited to work with purpose, who can add their own unique quirkiness to our own. We’re proud to say we champion diversity and are committed to making coming to work an enjoyable experience for all.

Our Values

Champion our customers: We connect with and truly care about our customers

Be thoughtful but decisive: We move swiftly and confidently with grounded logic

Learn all the things: We bring insatiable curiosity to our roles every day

Be hungry, stay humble: We always bring our A-game, never our ego

Keep it fun: Above all, have fun and make 'em smile!


Our people matter to us. We understand that everyone has family, friends and interests outside of their careers so our employees can access a whole host of perks and benefits that include:

  • 4 weeks of PTO per year
  • Generous gender neutral paid parental leave
  • Family Planning Benefit
  • A Cloud Guru Idea Hours - We set aside 2 hours per week to learn something new!
  • Catered lunch three times a week
  • A well-stocked fridge and kitchen
  • Quarterly continuing education budget

The Global Payroll Manager

As the Global Payroll Manager, you will work with our small (but mighty) accounting team to support ACG's rapid growth.  Following the recent acquisition of Linux Academy, our finance and accounting team is working to integrate systems and streamline processes.  The Payroll Manager will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of accounting for payroll, benefits and related activities across our three global offices. 

In this role you’ll get to:

  • Manage US, UK and Australia payroll processing
  • Play key role in the initial legal entity setup and payroll accounting processes as we expand to new countries and states
  • Work with service providers and insurance carriers to ensure accuracy and scalability as the company continues to grow
  • Assist in the process of unifying A Cloud Guru and Linux Academy's payroll processes and systems
  • Work on special projects with cross-functional business partners
  • Work with a hilarious Finance & Accounting team

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Maintain accurate and detailed subledgers for payroll related balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Work with service providers and insurance carriers to ensure accuracy and scalability as the company continues to grow
  • Manage processing of payroll tax filings and ensure overall compliance with US federal and state reporting requirements
  • Manage process of 401(k) elections, employee communication, annual 401(k) audit, and related tax filings
  • Manage process of FSA/HSA contributions and employee level account reconciliations
  • Manage and update worker's compensation policies and lead on-going worker's compensation audits
  • Manage the process of preparing annual employee/non-employee payroll statements (W-2, 1099 and IRS forms)
  • Work proactively to identify problems or inefficiencies, and present possible solutions
  • Assist with payroll account reconciliations as needed

If you have the following experience, we'd love to hear from you!

  • 3 - 5+ years' of payroll / accounting experience
  • Experience with Bamboo, ADP, Netsuite or similar platforms 
  • Experience managing payroll for multiple countries
  • Proven experience working efficiently across departments
  • Previous experience in collaborative, high-growth environments is highly advantageous
  • Experience working with SaaS or subscription-based customers (preferred)
  • Experience with accounting software migration and integration (a plus)


Does this sound like you? Want to help us teach the world to cloud? Get in touch, we’d love to talk!

Our crew

Our team is spread across the globe, primarily in the US, Australia and the UK. This role will be based in our offices in Austin, Texas. While we do have remote workers, this role requires you to be in our Austin, TX office.

A Cloud Guru is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and welcome all to join the team. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age. At A Cloud Guru, we champion diversity and know that an inclusive environment is critical to our success.

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