Senior Analyst, Payroll


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Elastic Finance & Accounting Team is hiring a Senior Analyst, Payroll to support the local expansion in India. In this position, you will be partnering with local payroll vendor and cross-functional teams including HR, Treasury etc to ensure timeliness and accuracy of local payroll. The Senior Analyst, Payroll will also support any other local statutory & internal control requirement related to Payroll. The role is based in India, and reports to Regional Controller APJ. 

In addition, you will:

Enjoy collaborating with global teams and build positive relationships with local vendor in India, HR, Accounting, Treasury as local Payroll support. 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare & submit monthly Payroll via vendor system. Review monthly report to ensure completeness and accuracy of local Payroll. 
  • Partner with local payroll vendor & HR to ensure all local payroll-related issues are appropriately addressed. 
  • Responsible for updating payroll monthly Cash Forecast & follow up on funding. 
  • Review monthly payroll report & invoices from 3rd party PEO. 
  • Assist in addressing internal or external auditors’ queries in relation to Payroll.  
  • Assist in providing support to GL to ensure local tax JEs are properly recorded.
  • Any other ad-hoc payroll accounting support when required. 

Experience & Skills

  • 6-8 years of experience in Finance or Accounting, preferably in technology industry.
  • Experience with payroll processing in India.  
  • Strong attention to detail & organizational skills toward deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications.
  • Experience with working with global teams.
  • Ability to work independently in a distributed, dynamic, fast-paced environment.
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  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
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  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

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