Global Director of Payroll

  • Location: Texas
  • Salary:
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 23647

Our client is a fast-growing, global technology leader seeking an experienced Payroll Director to oversee North American and global payroll operations across nearly 30 countries. This is a critical role with high visibility within the organization. The Global Director of Payroll will spearhead the creation of a Shared Services team and create and implement globally-adopted processes and systems utilizing the Workday HCM solution. 

This role requires an experienced payroll management professional with proven experience working through the complexities of multiple jurisdictions, legal and regulatory requirements, and multi-location processing in which different procedures have been adopted and require automation and streamlining. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is a change agent, business strategist and proven leader with high-volume and global payroll experience who wants to join a dynamic, cutting-edge technology company.  


  • At least 7 years of payroll management experience.
  • Strong aptitude for process management, team leadership, business strategy, accounting fundamentals and systems implementation. 
  • Superior technical payroll knowledge that includes multi-state U.S. locations and global regions, particularly in the EU.
  • Prefer payroll system implementation experience and knowledge of Workday and ADP.
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships and effective teams.
  • Excellent management skills with a track record for hiring, coaching and developing staff.  
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Customer service minded and results oriented.


Pentasia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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