Global Payroll Manager

Finance King of Prussia, Pennsylvania


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Global Payroll Manager

The Global Payroll Manager will be responsible for oversight of Qlik’s global payroll team -- conducting payroll processing for all of Qlik’s legal entities around the world.


Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Manage the payroll teams in both the Americas and Sweden.
  •  Coordinate closely with Qlik’s global payroll partner (ADP) to ensure adequate planning of the Company’s payroll calendar and that Qlik is being supported in in all countries where we have an employee presence.
  • Coordinate with local service providers to ensure timely processing of payroll in countries/locations where payroll is being processed by local ADP partners.
  • Plan monthly payroll processing ensuring the global payroll workload is adequately balanced across all payroll team members to maximize productivity and efficiency.
  • Position will require submission of payrolls when needed. This consist of compiling all payroll input data from various sources (workday, commission payments, etc.) and submitting payroll to ADP via ADP streamline/Celergo tool.
  • Serve as the global payroll point of contact for internal Qlik stakeholders who require payroll support for internal initiatives (C&T, Legal, Accounting).
  • Partner with Culture & Talent to streamline processes for obtaining payroll inputs in a standardized, timely manner to ensure complete and accurate payroll processing.
  • Partner with IT and Finance Operations on evaluating possible ADP payroll processing solutions to improve existing processes where possible.
  • Partner with IT & C&T organizations to evaluate and standardize time tracking solutions in countries where this is required.
  • Work closely with Accounting Shared Services GL team/KPK to ensure ADP outputs are delivered timely and all non-routine payroll payments are coded and accounted for properly.
  • Remain current on local payroll laws for countries with a significant employee presence in order to maintain compliance with country regulations.
  • Keep abreast of the payroll processing system and changes in wage and tax laws.


Skills and qualifications for this role include:

  • Prior experience in international payroll required
  • Solid understanding of payroll and payroll tax laws is also a must
  • Supervision experience is necessary
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, ADP
  • Ability to organize work, engage in a variety of tasks simultaneously and consistently meet deadlines
  • Capability to deal with difficult situations involving sensitive and confidential employee issues
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Team player mentality
  • Ability to maintain confidential information


The location for this role is:

  • King of Prussia, PA (must be able to commute to office 2-3 times per week)


About Qlik


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Qlik offers competitive compensation, company-sponsored premium benefits, medical, dental, vacation/holidays, company matching 401(k) Plan, etc.


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