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Global Payroll Manager



Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

We’re on a mission to provide equitable access to economic opportunity, for everyone.

We close critical skill gaps in the workforce through a new kind of apprenticeship that combines work and learning. We begin by recognizing high-potential individuals both inside and outside of a company's current workforce and then we create applied, guided and equitable learning programs, with measurable impact. Because we believe the world needs a better way to match its potential.

We work with over 1,500 leading companies including the likes of Microsoft, Citi and Just Eat to help solve their business-critical problems, and we’ve trained over 16,000 professional apprentices in the tech and data skills of the future. This is made possible by our global team who are driven to achieve a mission that matters, together.

Join Multiverse and help us set a new course for work.

The Opportunity

Are you ready to join a dynamic and rapidly growing company? Multiverse is on the lookout for a highly organised and detail-oriented Global Payroll Manager to join our People Operations team. This is your chance to make a significant impact on a global scale while working with a team that values innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

As the Global Payroll Manager, you will work closely with our Finance team and you will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of payroll for all employees, compliance with federal and state regulations, and ensuring all payroll-related transactions are recorded properly in the accounting system.

With a global reach you will manage payroll for our diverse and international team, ensuring our employees are supported no matter where they are.

This is a critical role that offers plenty of opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.

What you will be doing

  • Manage our UK, US and International payroll processes to an exceptional level of accuracy and efficiency

  • Maintain employee payroll records, including tax forms, wage deductions, and changes in employee status

  • Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, including tax laws and labour laws

  • Stay up-to-date with changes in payroll regulations and requirements

  • Coordinate with People team to ensure accurate and timely processing of new hires, terminations, and other employee changes

  • Prepare and distribute payroll reports to management and other stakeholders

  • Manage relationships with external vendors, such as payroll processors, benefits providers, and tax agencies

  • Respond to payroll-related inquiries from employees and managers

  • Ensure proper recording of payroll-related transactions in the accounting system

  • Assist with the development and implementation of payroll-related policies and procedures

Who you will be

  • Qualified in either Payroll or Accounting (ideally with CIPP or CPP Qualified)

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in global payroll processing and management (UK and US key regions)

  • Strong knowledge of federal and state payroll regulations

  • Experience with payroll software and accounting systems

  • Ability to build Key relationships in Finance, People Partners, Legal

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail with a high level of accuracy and the ability to work to strict deadlines

  • Able to work independently and as part of a collaborative team

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of employee information and work with the utmost integrity


  • Time off - 27 days holiday, plus 7 additional days off: 1 life event day, 2 volunteer days and 4 company-wide wellbeing days

  • Health & Wellness- private medical Insurance with Bupa, a medical cashback scheme, life insurance, gym membership & wellness resources through Gympass and access to Spill - all-in-one mental health support

  • Hybrid & remote work offering - with one weekly visit to the London office and the opportunity to work abroad 45 days a year

  • Team fun - weekly socials, company-wide events and office snacks!

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We’re an equal opportunities employer. And proud of it. Every applicant and employee is afforded the same opportunities regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. This will never change.


All posts in Multiverse involve some degree of responsibility for safeguarding. Successful applicants are required to complete a Disclosure Form from the Disclosure and Barring Service ("DBS") for the position. Failure to declare any convictions (that are not subject to DBS filtering) may disqualify a candidate for appointment or result in summary dismissal if the discrepancy comes to light subsequently.