EMEA Payroll Manager in Dublin at PayPal

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 210 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal is one of the leading global online payment services built for the digital age. We now have over 157 million active customers around the world and handle almost a fifth of the world's online payments. PayPal support payments in 100 currencies in 203 different markets globally. And we're delivering the future of money - today. You can use PayPal anytime, anywhere, any way. PayPal continues to drive connected commerce across all channels - online, mobile and in-store. Last year, we processed $27 billion in mobile payment volume in 2013, up almost 100% over 2012. Constantly innovating, creating experiences our customers love.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Lead EMEA payroll function to support the processing of 22 entities in 13 countries for over 3500 employees in the EMEA region. 
  • Lead and develop a team of about 8, based in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Act as the key point of contact and subject matter expert for EMEA payroll in front of internal and external customers (e.g., HR functions, Business Leads in various countries, Business Unit Controllers, M&A Integration, Accounting, Auditors).
  • Maintain good inter-departmental relationships by partnering and communicating with these functions to ensure smooth payroll operational activities
  • Work/partner with Shared Services Director and business partners to ensure that EMEA payroll operations remain aligned with the strategy
  • Manage our centralized EMEA payroll vendor located in the Manchester area, UK.
  • Continually improve internal controls to ensure proper treatment and compliance of all payroll transactions.
  • Maintain policies related to the payroll process and identify areas of non-compliance.
  • Review EMEA payroll process for efficiency.
  • Identify and manage projects aimed at standardizing and improving the EMEA payroll process.
  • Serve as Payroll Subject Matter Expert for integration of both organically grown and acquired EMEA entities into the COE Payroll team.
  • Function as EMEA Payroll Subject Matter Expert for various global projects and initiatives.
  • Manage SOX management testing process for EMEA payroll.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills at all levels of the organization
  • Strong management and people management skills
  • Self-motivated, high energy, ability to cope with changes, stress and tight deadlines and ideally accustomed to reporting remotely
  • Experience in project/change management
  • Previous exposure to expatriate and/or shadow payrolls for international assignees (highly desirable)
  • Team player and team leader with a strong “Customer comes first” attitude

Basic Qualifications:

  • University or Bachelor degree (ideally in Business, Economics, Accounting or Finance) or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrable experience in an international environment
  • Experience in managing payroll operations for multiple EMEA countries

What we offer?

Digital technology is enabling us to push the boundaries of commerce— fuelling more connected commerce. This creates the potential to unlock more opportunity, for more people. Connected commerce is open, diverse, and inclusive—providing everyone opportunity to participate and create value. With more access and choice, we each can pursue a better life. From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. The PayPal family is passionate and proud of our company. It is this vigor and attitude that helps us execute well, every day. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then we invite you to learn more, explore opportunities, and discover a place for you.

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



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