We are TravelPerk : a fast-growing, well-funded startup that has raised nearly $134m since our creation in early 2015. Backed by world-class investors in some of tech’s most disruptive companies, including Slack, Trello, Twitter, Farfetch, Deliveroo and Delivery Hero, our team is made up of A-players from the travel industry.
We’ve been named the fastest-growing SaaS startup in the world by the SaaS1000 and featured as one of the hottest startups to watch by both Forbes and Wired.
We’re revolutionizing the B2B corporate travel market, worth over $1.3 trillion, by simplifying the process for everyone involved.
If you’re ready to take off with us, keep reading!
Mission statement :
You will own and control the entire payroll process in a global scope (Including different hubs or locations) working alongside the Finance, Legal & People teams.
What you’ll be doing :
We are looking for an experienced Global Payroll Controller who has specialised in Payroll in different locations to help us as we scale.
This role will have a direct impact on the success of the organisation and requires a diligent and focused individual who is passionate about Payroll, reporting and employee satisfaction.
You will be responsible for all payroll functions on a monthly basis as well as acting as an advisor & reporting to functions across Finance, Legal & HR where your responsibilities will be :
Ensure the accurate and timely payroll management of 450+ employees in Spain, Germany, UK, and US partnering with multiple payroll vendors and ensuring timely and accurate processing
Ensure all requirements are met for all government reporting, regulation and compliance in relation to payroll, taxation, withholding and employer contributions
Manage the relationship with public and private local and international authorities
Deal with social security, social insurance and financial authorities
End to end payroll processing, from owning payroll reporting to accounting journal entries
Generate monthly management reports and analysis as required, including cash flow forecasts
Be responsible for the accuracy and constant update of information uploaded in the HRIS
Guarantee compliance and adherence to the policies set down by management team
Assist employees with payroll & labour inquiries and resolve issues in a timely manner
Deliver training to managers and employees and induction in relevant areas such as time report and salary calculation
Update and create content and guidelines for the internal intranet HR pages
Warrant time and attendance records are regularly updated
Produce entries for accounting
Unify and calibrate criteria across different entities according to legislation
Manage Equity Plan, Stock Options and scheme around it from a payroll perspective
Commission plan involvement and processing
Close collaboration with the Benefits and Rewards Team
What you need :
Fluency in English
Experience coming from a global or international company and environment
Being a payroll expert across international borders
Strong knowledge of Spanish and International Labour laws
Experience in policies in Spain, UK and Germany
Regulatory payroll knowledge
Experience dealing with Stock Options and scheme plans
Reporting, analytics and data drive
Detail orientation with strong analytical, written and oral communication skills
Good payroll auditing techniques via reports and experience
Passion for processes and build up best practices
Strong communication, interpersonal, organisational, and time management skills
Proven ability to listen attentively, adhere to tight-deadlines, multi-task, maintain confidentiality and adhere to company standards of ethics.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and DataBases
Ability to interface with all levels of the organisation
Bonus points for
Experience in hyper growth startups
Experience in US policies
Having a fluent level of Spanish
Experience managing commissions and how applies to labor and payroll matters
Know-how of Payrolls tools (Treasury, Bamboo...)
What we always want :
Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, and relationship management skills
Entrepreneurial attitude we own our processes, be proactive and accountable as we look to find solutions, not problems.
Be proud of what you produce and achieve
Sense of initiative, with a winning mentality
An innovative and enthusiastic individual looking to make an impact
Growth mindset adapt to the dynamic nature of a fast paced business - assist with scalable solutions as we navigate projects across the Controllership team to grow the business and improve our processes.
Tech awareness active interest in technology and automation we constantly strive to improve and automate our policies so that we operate world class processes.
Be ready for an incredible journey that will take a lot from you, but also give a lot back. Each person on our team is amazing at what they do, and you'll be pushed to be your absolute best.
What do we offer?
Competitive compensation including equity in the company
Annual Leave : UK : 25 days plus public holidaysSpain : 24 days plus public holidays
Healthcare : UK : Private health schemeSpain : Choose between a private health scheme or a gym allowance
Flexible compensation plan" to help you diversify and increase the net salary
Flexible Work Policy
Until local governments and health professionals say it is safe to work from an office, TravelPerk will offer you 100% remote working from the country you are employed in.
Once it is safe, you will need to be based in or relocate to Spain for this position. Occasionally we will consider people based out of the UK.
You can be based anywhere in the country you are employed from but we will require you to travel to the office hub in your country in either Barcelona or London once per week.
In addition, every quarter you will be required to travel to an office hub location for up to 5 days to meet with your whole team and the rest of the company for an event.
We have flexible working hours to fit around your life.
Team members that want to go to the office more than once per week are welcome to!
We can help with relocation from anywhere in the world, English is the official language at the office. Please submit your resume in English if you choose to apply.
TravelPerk is a global company with a diverse customer base and we want to make sure the people behind our product reflect that.
We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means you’re welcome at TravelPerk regardless of how you look, where you’re from, or anything else that makes you, well, you.