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At WeWork we provide inspiring and flexible workplace solutions to help businesses – small, medium, or large – thrive in more than 150 cities globally. The future of work is happening right now, and we are leading this moment. United by a common purpose, here we will empower tomorrow’s world at work. Join us on our journey as we give our members the freedom and support to push boundaries in their industries, and work to redefine our own.

About The Role

WeWork is looking for an International Payroll Senior Lead to assist our International Payroll Manager in all aspects of payroll operations. This position will be responsible for coordinating payroll for some of our EMEA and Pacific countries. The successful candidate needs to have experience in processing multi-country payrolls in a managed payroll solution. They must be able to build productive working relationships with their manager, other team members and key partners, such as People Operations, Legal and Finance, in order to be successful in their role. They must also be able to work independently as well as within a team, to manage their countries’ data inputs and to perform the SOX controls defined by the Payroll leadership. They will be the first line of contact for queries from the business and employees regarding their countries.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Liaise with internal People partners to collect and organize payroll data before submitting to payroll providers.

  • For certain countries, prepare data for submission to the supplier in the prescribed format ensuring they have a solid understanding of the inputs.

  • For other countries, review monthly payroll instructions, as prepared by team members, and the vendor payroll output.

  • Liaise with payroll providers on submissions and handle any related queries for assigned countries.

  • Coordinate with internal partners and stakeholders regarding payroll-required data, resolution of questions and issues.

  • Perform all assigned responsibilities within the agreed upon timeframes.

  • Complete the payroll checklists to document compliance with internal controls and procedures .

  • First line contact for queries from employees, internal partners, and vendors.

  • Participate in discussions with vendors regarding payrolls to ensure proper handling of issues and use of controls to mitigate risk.

  • Run payroll reports and assist the Compensation Accounting team with queries regarding payroll accounting.

  • Provide feedback to Payroll Manager and Directors on possible process improvements and operational risks.

  • Have a good understanding of time off policies and applications in the countries handled.

  • Prepare Standard Operating Procedure documents in the prescribed format.

  • Assist with Firm initiatives and projects, as needed.

  • Help mentor, train and manage other team members, if needed.

About You

  • Strong International Payroll experience handling numerous countries, commensurate with level, including understanding of EMEA and Pacific payroll processes and regulations.

  • Capable of working independently and effectively as a member of the team and in partnership with internal partners and vendors.

  • Self starter, inquisitive professional with strong analytical skills, detail oriented- and focused on helping maintain a strong internal control environment.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of Excel

  • Knowledge of Workday and CloudPay a plus.

About WeWork 

Being a WeWork employee is more than just a job. We believe the magic of work is sparked by the passion you bring, the places you go, the people you meet and the purpose you follow. And it starts here. Here you will brush shoulders with those who dare to dream and do. Here you will be welcomed by a diverse community that embraces and inspires you—because together we can achieve more. Here we challenge ideas and explore new ways of getting things done. Whether you are part of our Employee Community Groups, or part of a global project, we ask you to bring your open-minded attitude and collaborative spirit. In return, you will be part of a team where your unique perspectives are celebrated. 

WeWork is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil status, pregnancy (or pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression, transgender status or gender reassignment, race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including genetic testing and characteristics), military or veteran status, or any other grounds or characteristic that is protected under the law.

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