Manager, Payroll Operations

( Operations & Project Management )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

About Remote

Remote is solving global remote organizations' biggest challenge: employing anyone anywhere compliantly. We make it possible for businesses big and small to employ a global team by handling global payroll, benefits, taxes, and compliance (learn more about how it works). We're backed by A+ investors and our team is world-class, literally and figuratively, as we're all scattered around the world. Please check out our public handbook to learn more about our culture. We encourage folks from all ethnic groups, genders, sexuality, age and abilities to apply. You can also check out independent reviews left by other candidates and our employees on Glassdoor. If this job description resonates with you, we want to hear from you!

How we work

We love working async and this means you get to do your own schedule.

We empower ownership and proactivity and when in doubt default to action instead of waiting.

The Position

This is an exciting time to join Remote and make a personal difference in the global employment space as a Manager, Payroll Operations, joining our Operations team. As a dynamic and energetic professional, the Manager, Payroll Operations will own the planning, and implementation of our Payroll chapter.

You will be reporting to the Director of Payroll.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Payroll team will report to you and you will provide them with guidance and mentorship.
  • The Manager, Payroll Operations will own the complete payroll function, ensuring payroll is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with country specific government regulations.
  • Serve as a point of contact between internal and external stakeholders on all payroll related matters.
  • Lead the Payroll team, unblock and support them.
  • Be up to date with various international payroll laws / regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with all corporate and country-specific regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement best practices, key performance indicators and SLA metrics for the team.

About the ideal candidate:

  • 10+ years of work experience in regional / global payroll operations.
  • Understanding of global payroll best practices.
  • Experience in implementing payroll in multiple countries and in managing relationships with third party payroll services.
  • You are passionate about managing people, and you don't micromanage your reports.
  • Proficient in using software tools like SAP, Excel / Google Sheet.
  • An analytical mindset with great problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, international work environment with a passion for making an impact.
  • Is a productivity geek and will constantly think of ways to improve and speed up their work.
  • You understand the need and ideal to work largely asynchronously.
  • It's not required to have experience working remotely, but is considered a plus.
  • You write and speak fluent English.


You can learn more about the benefits we're offering to all internal employees at Remote by visiting our public Benefits & Perks Handbook page.


  • Report to: Director of Payroll
  • Team: Payroll and Benefits
  • Location: Anywhere in APAC
  • Start date: As soon as possible

How to apply

Please fill out the form below. Don't forget to add your CV (ideally as a PDF) and a cover letter (at most a single page) explaining why do you think there's a match between this particular role and your profile. Thank you!

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