Global Payroll Analyst

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

We believe the economy is better when everyone has access. When everyone has room to grow. No one should be left out because the cost is too great or the technology too complex. We started with a little white credit card reader but haven’t stopped there. We’re empowering the independent electrician to send invoices, setting up the favorite food truck with a delivery option, helping the ice cream shop pay its employees, and giving the burgeoning coffee chain capital for a second, third, and fourth location. We’re here to help sellers of all sizes start, run, and grow their business—and helping them grow their business is good business for everyone.

Job Description

The Global Payroll Analyst position reports to the Senior Global Payroll Manager. The role is responsible for supporting the administration of the day to day payroll operations, accuracy of the payroll system data to deliver the company's semi-monthly and bi-weekly payrolls and managing analytics. This position will be a key employee resource for payroll matters and will perform other related duties as required.  

You will:

  • Responsible for processing international payroll processing – up to 5 countries using outsource global payroll provider

  • Responsible for processing the payroll for US and Global employees in a team environment supporting 4,000 employees 

  • Prepare termination and or off cycle checks

  • Manage Payroll tickets and email in a timely manner

  • Prepare 401k and other benefits funding request after each payroll cycle

  • Maintain employees master file in the payroll system as needed including state and local tax set up

  • Manage incoming US mail as needed.

  • Audit payrolls all payroll cycle against various payroll checklist before submitting to Sr Global Payroll manager for final release of payments

  • Support payroll Accounting Queries in a timely manner

  • Collaborate with multiple business teams within the organization like HR, Benefit, Equity and Business Systems

  • Participate in process improvement projects

  • Participate in payroll projects and opportunities as assigned

  • Process garnishments, unemployment wage claims as needed

  • Maintain online record of all payroll transactions 

  • Provide excellent customer service to our employees and business partners

  • Work closely with internal staff and vendors to ensure HR, Benefits and Payroll changes are processed, accurate funding occurs for all accounts, tax remittance, general ledger balancing, month-end close support is completed in a timely manner

  • Support system implementation as needed


You have:

  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience of global payroll processing (countries located in EMEA and APAC)

  • Proficient in MS Excel including advanced formulas functions (Vlookups, Pivot tables, IF statements)

  • 5+ years of payroll experience and knowledgeable of US wage and hourly laws

  • Strong analytical-report writer experience

  • Working knowledge with ADP Workforce Now, Ultipro and Workday 

  • Experience with federal, state, local statutory 

  • Experience with Payroll accounting a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Strong ability to maintain confidentiality to payroll and other employee personal information

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical mindset with good judgement and high level of attention to details and accuracy


Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible. Perks At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes: Healthcare coverage, Retirement Plans, Employee Stock Purchase Program, Meal reimbursements, Wellness perks, Paid parental leave, Flexible time off, Learning and Development resources