Payroll Specialist [4-12 years in India Payroll]

Accounting Bangalore, India Req.Num.: 26296

Hungry, Humble, Honest, with Heart. 


The Opportunity 
  1. Opportunity for energetic, dynamic, and highly motivated candidates
  2. The Senior Payroll Specialist is a key finance position supporting our India operations and is a great opportunity for a talented individual who has the desire to join a fast-growing company in a truly international environment.
  3. The Senior Payroll Specialist will be responsible for the payroll process of India, which includes collecting/providing payroll data, processing payroll through payroll software, reviewing payroll reports, disbursement of payroll, taking care of payroll compliances, and month-end activities.
  4. Chance for candidates who would like to build their career along with the accomplishment of the organization's objectives. As well as India payroll experience, accounting skills and high accuracy, you need to have excellent communication skills.
  5. You will have to be a highly organized team player. An “assertive” style that works well with others and a positive, uplifting attitude will fit best.
  6. With a fantastic "people first" culture, we can offer a unique and supportive environment to work in, with a great office culture too. 
  7. We work in a fast-paced startup mindset and look forward to adding self-initiated team members who like to take ownership and be part of the accounting team.


Accounting at Nutanix 
  • This is an energetic, highly passionate, and motivated team which works on accomplishing the objectives of the management.
  • The team believes in doing things right the first time and trust in themselves.
  • Belief in meeting deadlines is the key to the success of the team.
  • Collaboration is the key, and we implement the best process to efficiently and effectively deliver the tasks.


Your Role 
  1. Prepare and maintain the monthly payroll/compliance calendar.
  2. Ensure all payroll data is collected from internal departments, organized, and processed in the payroll system in a timely manner.
  3. Review payroll output reports ensuring data is processed correctly.
  4. Prepare reporting, analyze fluctuations, and provide explanations.
  5. Handle payroll funding and/or payment to employees and authorities.
  6. Prepare payroll journals and record them in the general ledger.
  7. Maintenance of payroll records.
  8. Month end close activities such as reconciling payroll accounts, preparing accruals for vacation days, gratuity,, preparing month end close schedules,
  9. Taking care of the payroll compliances pertaining to remittance of contributions and filing of returns, as applicable. For E.g., Provident Fund, Professional tax, labour welfare fund, Income tax for India.
  10. Familiarize yourself and keep current with the taxation of salaries, benefits, and other factors.
  11. Ensuring the deadlines are met which are set in the payroll/compliance calendar. 
  12. Act as contact point for HR department and employees for payroll queries 
  13. Provide back up support and engage in solutions to employee’s queries to ensure user satisfaction and productivity. Works directly with employees to address complaints, requests and other matters relating to payroll.
  14. Work with the audit agencies (government, external and internal) in providing the payroll information and to assist with all required audits. This includes providing copies of payroll statements, tax statements, regulatory payments/filings,, as required and answering/clarifying auditors' queries.
  15. Continuously involved in process improvements and automation of tasks in all assigned areas of responsibility. Provide back up support, as needed.
  16. Other duties as assigned, including ad hoc report request, project work, supporting the accounting team on ad hoc projects and/or daily tasks. Must be able to answer all questions pertaining to job responsibilities.
  17. Must be able to work with Executives or their delegates to support them with any payroll queries/issues. Questions must be handled with diplomacy, friendliness, accuracy, timeliness, and confidentiality.
  18. The position will work closely with the Accounting, HR, Compensation & Benefits, Stock admin, Tax and senior members of headquarters and international locations, including managing third party relations.


What You Will Bring 
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting.
  2. Minimum of 7-8 years’ experience in payroll processing.
  3. Experience in India payroll and payroll compliances is mandatory.
  4. General ledger accounting experience is preferred.
  5. International payroll experience is an added advantage.
  6. Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision.
  7. Team player and collaborate with various teams to achieve the objectives.
  8. Expert knowledge of the latest amendments and the required laws
  9. Familiarity in the recent trend and upgrading in a timely manner.
  10. Working knowledge of GreytHR payroll software, Net Suite, and tax/wage laws.
  11. This position requires knowledge and experience in General Accounting to handle the daily activities and provide employee support.
  12. Well versed with MS Office applications and Excel expertise
  13. Experience in working for an international business environment.
  14. Must have the ability to adhere to deadlines.
  15. Strong communicator and team player
  16. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  17. The ability to work in a dynamic, fast-moving, and demanding environment.
  18. Cross-cultural, multilingual, and flexible team player.


About the Team 
Meet Mahesh Sankaran - Hiring Manager  
  • I have been working at Nutanix since April 2015.
  • I strongly believe in giving the freedom to the team to showcase their talent and expertise in performing their duties.
  • I strongly believe in using the right tool for the right job. This made me explore a wide set of automation techniques and roll out the best set of tools which evolved to suit the ever-changing business needs.
  • We are looking for dynamic candidates with a positive attitude, proactive work approach, taking ownership, flexible and hands-on experience in working, handling, and managing the team for the India payroll process and compliance. A team leader who can work with a team and use their abilities to the maximum.

Workplace Category: Hybrid (anticipating 2-3 days per week)


Nutanix is an equal opportunity employer.

The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy is to provide fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Nutanix hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.

Nutanix believes that associates should be provided with a working environment that enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

We expect and require the cooperation of all associates in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.