Senior Payroll Specialist

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What Mongodb is looking for in applicants

The database market is massive (the IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2024!) And MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. The MongoDB community is transforming industries and empowering developers to build outstanding apps that people use every day. We are the top tier modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

The Senior Payroll Specialist  role will be critical to executing our company-wide employee growth initiatives, and will provide excellent support to our employee base. The Senior Payroll Specialist will be responsible for the preparation of monthly payroll for over 1300 employees in our EMEA and APAC locations. This role reports to the EMEA/APAC Payroll Manager.

This role can be based out of our Dublin office or remotely in the Ireland region.


  • Prepare monthly payroll for our EMEA/APAC operations
  • Review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all voluntary and involuntary payroll deductions; process any employee status changes, tax changes, commissions, referral rewards, and bonus payments
  • Assist with onboarding data entry in all HR and Payroll systems (ADP Streamline, SuccessFactors, MongoDB Corp, and the department control spreadsheet)  
  • Maintain employee records in all HR Systems; ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis; ensure accuracy of payroll data in our HRIS
  • Prepare timely and accurate annual reporting to meet various local requirements
  • Point of contact for internal/external auditors. Ensure we are meeting annual compliance requirements
  • Manage all international payroll vendors and payroll interfaces to benefits providers
  • Prepare and file tax reports, gather payroll data for inclusion in financial statements
  • Assist the People Ops team with mass employee changes and data clean-up
  • Assist Finance with reconciling payroll related and general ledger accounts
  • Monitor, design and implement improvements for payroll processes end to end
  • Lead Payroll related projects
  •  All other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

 Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience with MS Word, Excel, Google Applications
  • 4+ years of International payroll experience;
  • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other relevant major
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding payroll, benefits, and employee issues
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with payroll in different geographies is a plus
  • Understand payroll and HR legislation and processes ie. interpretation of legislation and taxes

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.


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