Velocity Global

Payroll Compliance Manager

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Job Overview

  • Languages required Dutch, English
  • Open to remote working? No

Velocity Global is one of the fastest growing self-funded companies in the United States and hands down one of the greatest places to work anywhere in the world.  But it’s not for everyone.  There are certain qualities and passions you must have to fit into our “Team of 10’s”:

  • We move with VELOCITY and you have to relish in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • We believe in being of service, which means you have to check your ego at the door
  • We believe in taking our work seriously but not being serious at work
  • We find passion in all things international business – it has to be in your bones

If you find the above personal attributes apply to you, continue reading.

We are currently looking to hire a Payroll Compliance Manager to be based in Amsterdam. This full-time position is a global client service support role that offers the successful candidate the opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that is creating an entirely new category, and is led by a veteran team in this unique industry space. This role calls for someone who is truly “high velocity,” where resourcefulness is key to success. This position is well-suited for the particularly ambitious person who loves navigating client challenges and is attracted to making a positive impact at work. The right candidate has a relentless zeal to contribute and should have an affinity towards matters of international growth and employment. There is a constant opportunity for competency development, as the successful candidate will learn the business model of Velocity Global and will immerse himself/herself into the unique business models of our clients. This individual will report to the Global Director of Payroll.  

At its core, this position is focused on supporting all aspects of our global client service team through payroll compliance. This individual is responsible for global payroll compliance, ensuring up to date information and communication of changes as well as any futures implications. Velocity Global is a high-growth company so candidates should relish the fast pace of a start-up environment and embrace the opportunity to form account coverage and services strategy.  


  • Research and develop strong risk management procedures to prevent payroll discrepancies based on monitoring regulatory changes in 185+ countries and/or audit results
  • Partner with cross-functional teams and review all communications including but not limited to global regulations, payroll, employment tax and expense reimbursement compliance, and complex compensation packages
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, federal and global employment tax regulations spanning the scope of our operations
  • Maintain subject matter expertise regarding payroll regulations and compliance requirements through research and trainings
  • Develop and maintain a strategic and coordinated approach for solving business critical country-specific regulatory requirements and compliance requests
  • Implement and maintain internal controls and procedures
  • Develop procedures to ensure compliance with multi-national wage laws and regulations
  • Recommend proactive actions to prevent payroll discrepancies to ensure data integrity
  • Proactively analyze payroll related practices and laws to ensure that payroll operations follow the statutory requirements of the respective geographies of operation
  • Establish and maintain competency in the area of international employment, payroll and PEO (Professional Employment Organization)


  • 5-7 years of experience in payroll related matters
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or related experience, a plus
  • Global payroll and employment tax law compliance experience required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including strong execution, and timely and thorough follow through
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, show independence, adaptability and meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent management and organizational skills
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking skills and initiative through individual research and drive
  • Ability to maintain a strict level of confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion, sound judgment, and diplomacy
  • Experience working in global HRIS platforms is desirable
  • Experience working in NetSuite or relative ERP is desirable
  • Experience working in Expensify or relative expense management platform is desirable
  • Must be process oriented and organized
  • Must be able to work independently and within a team
  • Must be accountable and take ownership in work

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