Payroll Analyst - EMEA



IT, Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The team

Join our dynamic team as a Payroll Analyst specializing in U.S. payroll processing! At Kraken, our mission is to ensure seamless and accurate payroll operations, enabling our organization to focus on driving success and growth in the crypto industry. As a key member of our team, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the integrity of our payroll system and ensuring timely and precise compensation for our employees.

If you're a top performer in the payroll industry seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity, join our epic team and be a part of shaping the future of payroll excellence!

The opportunity

  • Maintain a close working partnership with Accounting, Human Resources, and HRIS teams

  • End to End Full Cycle Payroll Processing: assist with activities associated with execution of assigned payrolls, including collection and validation of inputs and error resolution, communicate payroll status to team members and approval processing milestones

  • Reconcile payroll calculations, payments and payroll reports

  • Confirm payments received on pay date including requesting tracking information

  • Manage payroll system to ensure alignment with HRIS and Accounting system

  • Ensure payroll data and payments are aligned with country and local compliance

  • Monitor payroll emails and internal payroll channels

  • Respond Payroll Ticket inquiries regarding payroll issues or concerns

  • Keeps detailed and organized payroll records

  • Participate in year-end processing and ongoing payroll training

  • Maintain company confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential

  • Support Payroll team with additional duties as needed

Skills you should HODL

  • 3+ years’ experience in payroll processing in a high-volume, global payroll setting

  • Experience with payroll systems such as ADP, Netsuite and Workday

  • Possess strong technical skills including extensive MS Excel as well as experience with major ERP systems

  • Ability to thrive in team environment

  • Global Payroll experience preferred

  • Cryptocurrency familiarity very desirable

  • Excellent organizational and mathematical skills

  • Strong communication skills and collaborative attitude

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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