Senior Associate Payroll

Accounting Noida, India


Job Summary

The Senior Associate Payroll is primarily responsible for managing the India Payroll. Ensures payroll is processed with speed and accuracy. Serves as liaison to employees and with third party payroll vendors to ensure payroll processing accurately reflects company specific pay policies. Audits employee pay records and reconciles totals by department, location, etc. Coordinates third party payroll system implementations and upgrades. Interprets pay policies (e.g.: leave encashment, government regulations, gratuity, withholding implications, international worker) and ensures appropriate amounts/ deductions are calculated and applied to the various accounts correctly. Verifies compliances with various payroll laws & regulations like PF, PT, ESIC, etc.; stays current with changes in the law. Need to assist with various audits like statutory audit, SOX, ICOFR, etc. and be able to coordinate with vendor for any other payroll related compliances. Documenting payroll processes and keeping it update to date. Apart from core payroll knowledge the individual should have some exposure at least to one other aspects in accounting and finance: book closure or reporting (FPA) or general ledger or audit or taxation. Any international payroll exposure will be an added advantage

Job Duties


  • Handling independently the complete payroll process
  • Timely completing the payroll process
  • Recording monthly payroll entries including accruals
  • Reconciling all payroll related accounts monthly basis
  • Communication with employees about timelines and changes
  • Communication with payroll vendor
  • Ensuring statutory compliance
  • Apart from payroll activities the individual will also be able to work on one of the following: book closure or reporting or general ledger or audit or taxation
  • Qualifications


  • 5-7 years of experience in a payroll role for a Service company/ MNC.
  • Thorough understanding of payroll processes and procedures, payroll compliances including but not limited employee withholding taxation
  • Experience with working with third party payroll vendor is essential
  • Track record for meeting deadlines
  • Familiarity with the application of internal controls in a payroll process
  • Service oriented with a collaborative approach toward problem-solving
  • Proficient using Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form especially with employees is must
  • Some knowledge or experience in other accounting aspect
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in any stream

    Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.