Payroll Accounting Analyst

Gurugram, India    |     Other   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 6230 - Posted 07-Nov-2023

Job Title: Payroll Accounting Analyst

Location: Gurgaon, India

Experience: 2-5 Years

Qualification: B. Com/ Any master’s degree

Skill Set: Global Payroll Accounting

Roles and responsibilities

  • Flexibility to work in shift framework – 12 noon to 9 pm IST or 3 pm to 12 midnight IST.
  • Lead onshore/offshore payroll accounting team by performing core accounting leadership tasks such as Journal reviews and balance sheet reconciliation reviews, other SOX compliance reviews.
  • Engage with onshore/offshore team members by monitoring operational performance and results.
  • Training offshore/onshore Analysts for performing core accounting tasks such as Journal preparation (clearings, manual journals etc.) and balance sheet reconciliation preparation.
  • Ensure that Payroll accounting operations comply with data governance and quality control principles.
  • Assisting with internal & external audits of payroll reconciliations and processes
  • SOX compliance reviews
  • Delivering continuous improvement projects independently or with other stakeholders depending on the complexity of the project.
  • Ability to manage time independently as part of a global workforce with flexibility to work in shifts as required.
  • Provide technical and process guidance activities to stakeholders.
  • Review, discuss, and submit root cause analysis reports to identify corrective actions for any process gaps identified during internal checks.
  • Support Payroll accounting analysts by training, knowledge building and other relevant support as and when required to enable their ability to perform defined process tasks.
  • Review of updated DTP (Desktop procedures) and timely submissions for annual review and approvals.
  • Participate in meetings with external vendors, and stakeholders and help to resolve issues and improve processes.


Job Description:

  • Tertiary accounting qualification (e.g., Diploma, bachelor’s degree) or higher education (CPA, CA, ICWA, Masters’ degree etc.).
  • 3-6 years of Payroll or Payroll accounting experience.
  • Accounting team experience (e.g., reviewing journals and balance sheet reconciliations)
  • Experience working in a global team or working remotely with global stakeholders.
  • Knowledge and working experience of SAP or similar system within a payroll environment of at least 2000+ employees.
  • Knowledge of SOX control environment and terms
  • Project experience (participation or leading/managing) will be added advantage.
  • Lean/Six Sigma certifications will be added advantage.