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Global Payroll Manager


Cape Town, ZA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Industry: Cloud Business Apps
  • Post Date: 05/13/2024
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 223 E. De La Guerra St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

About Impact, the world’s leading partnership management platform, is transforming the way businesses manage and optimize all types of partnerships—including traditional rewards affiliates, influencers, commerce content publishers, B2B, and more.

Job Description

Our Company:

At we are passionate about our people, our technology, and are obsessed with customer success. Working together enables us to grow rapidly, win, and serve the largest brands in the world. We use cutting edge technology to solve real-world problems for our clients and continue to pull ahead of the pack as the leading SaaS platform for businesses to automate their partnerships and grow their revenue like never before. We have an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture where ambition and curiosity is rewarded. If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world, then this is the place for you!, the world’s leading partnership management platform, is transforming the way businesses manage and optimize all types of partnerships—including traditional rewards affiliates, influencers, commerce content publishers, B2B, and more. The company’s powerful, purpose-built platform makes it easy for businesses to create, manage, and scale an ecosystem of partnerships with the brands and communities that customers trust to make purchases, get information, and entertain themselves at home, at work, or on the go. To learn more about how’s technology platform and partnerships marketplace is driving revenue growth for global enterprise brands such as Walmart, Uber, Shopify, Lenovo, L’Oreal, Fanatics and Levi’s, visit

Why this role is exciting:

The Global Payroll Manager is responsible for the accurate and timely completion of all payrolls, as well as responsible for overseeing the payroll teams for US, EMEA and APAC. Responsibilities include all aspects of pay administration including preparation, documentation, disbursement of payroll checks and payroll taxes and will require working closely with the various payroll vendors in order to ensure payroll deadlines, quality of service, statutory compliance, and operational performance are met. This role will report directly into the Director of Finance Operations.


  • Manage and oversee the full payroll function from inception to end
  • Responsible for all aspects of global payroll function.
  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions
  • Coordinate with and provide assistance to Finance and HR to ensure the efficient operation of the payroll function
  • Manage and oversee the reporting from HRIS and payroll systems to ensure consistency between systems and with source records.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the payroll team.
  • Uplift current payroll operations and streamline processes to ensure consistency, accuracy, and best-in-class services
  • Address and provide timely response to notices and all matters raised by all external stakeholders
  • Collaboration with the payroll provider and tax advisors may be appropriate for certain matters.
  • Stay current on regulations, labor laws impacting payroll process and stay compliant for all payroll tax jurisdictions in which we operate.
  • Ensure that practices and procedures in payroll comply with all statutory requirements to liaise with all divisions and departments, and provide assistance to management and staff on payroll related matters
  • Oversee/process all annual tax certificates
  • Work with external auditors on audits, substantive testing, walkthroughs, and all other information gathering related to payroll
  • Prepares reports or returns summarizing all payroll-related expenditures
  • Assists with the selection and implementation of 3rd party payroll processors
  • Oversea and Complete the full accounting function relating to payroll at the end of each month, quarter and year
  • Reconcile and process funding to pension and medical providers
  • Establish working relationship with internal stakeholders
  • Ensure that quality customer service is provided by processing the payroll in a timely and accurate manner.

Does this sound like you?

  • Minimum of 5 years of multi-state payroll experience in private and public company environments; international payroll and system implementation (ADP/Ramco) experience preferred
  • Experienced and knowledgeable with Payroll Tax Laws and Regulations
  • CPP or equivalent relevant certification is preferred
  • Proficient with payroll
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel including pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s, conditional formatting, if-and formulas
  • An independent, self-motivated individual who works well under pressure with a positive, service- oriented attitude
  • Self-starter with a great work ethic and an analytical thinker with superior problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent multi-tasker who is always “on it” with stellar time and project management skills; understands the importance of planning in advance to meet deadlines that include multiple review points and iterations
  • Strong communicator, both written & verbal; reliable and responsive to email and phone communications
  • Highest level of integrity and good judgment, with the ability to effectively deal with highly sensitive, confidential information
  • Strong computer skills, including Gmail, google calendar, google docs, and Microsoft office Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll
  • Excellent organizational skills, relationship-building skills and attention to
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

Nice to have:

 Affiliate & Partnerships Industry Fundamentals Certification by PXA


  • Casual work environment, including working from home
  • Flexible work hours
  • Unlimited PTO policy
    • Take the time off that you need. We are truly committed to a positive work-life balance, recognising that it is important to be happy and fulfilled in both
  • 6 month primary caregiver leave
  • Training & Development
    • Learning the advanced partnership automation products
  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund 
    • Group schemes with Discovery & Bonitas for medical aid
    • Group scheme with Momentum for provident fund
  • Restricted Stock Units
    • 3-year vesting schedule pending Board approval
  • Internet Allowance
  • Fitness club fee reimbursements
  • Technology Stipend is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employees and applicants for employment shall be given fair treatment and equal employment opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity or ancestry, color or caste, religion or belief, age, sex (including gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy/maternity), national origin, weight, neurodivergence, disability, marital and civil partnership status, caregiving status, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or other prohibited non-merit factors.