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GEO Payroll Coordinator

Safeguard Global

Safeguard Global

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

Ready to join the future of work?

Come join a remote and hybrid first*, global company spanning across the Americas, Europe, and Asia for A Job That Works for You. You will become among 2000+ Guardians worldwide, embracing YOUR unique approach to work.

Our vision of the future of work is “Work In Any Way” which offers flexibility for where you work, it empowers you to define your ideal work environment, unbound by the traditional notions of what work should look like. Most importantly, it puts people first!

(*some of our roles are completely remote while some roles may require a remote first- hybrid workstyle, where you may be required to be in office once or twice a week – we are happy to clear this up on our initial call with you 😊)

The role in a nutshell:

The Payroll Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the entire employment lifecycle of each worker at Safeguard Global. Key responsibilities for this role involve daily query management, ensuring seamless, efficient, and compliant payroll processing for our clients in collaboration with internal/external providers, generating sales invoices, and ensuring timely and accurate worker payments.

This role offers the chance to significantly influence our clients' operations and contribute to their overall success.

How you will make a difference:

  • Managing changes in employment contracts, including modifications after the initial onboarding such as salary adjustments or provided benefits.

  • Maintaining and storing all relevant worker documentation throughout the employment lifecycle, following in-country compliance and record-keeping guidelines.

  • Being the point of contact for worker queries. Ensuring timely responses to queries received from workers, internal support teams, ICP/ICE, and clients.

  • Working through compliant offboards for all workers, whether on indefinite or fixed-term contracts; could involve voluntary or involuntary terminations.

  • Ensuring background checks are being completed as requested if not finalized prior to the first payroll through Implementation.

  • Accurate and timely processing of payroll payments to workers.

  • Maintaining a high level of knowledge on all of the company's payroll policies and governmental regulations impacting payroll preparation.

  • Investigating and correcting payroll reports, identifying out-of-balance payroll.

  • Performing necessary reviews and approving payroll reports against housed information and client input.

  • Maintaining KPIs, internal reporting, payroll schedules, and master payroll input on a periodic basis.

  • Working with clients to obtain/relay expert in-country requirements during the worker's lifecycle.

  • Managing the funding/billing process for payroll, completing charging sheets, and generating sales invoices.

What will make you stand out:

  • 2+ years of practical experience in HR, Finance, or Customer Services

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication abilities in English; proficiency in additional languages is advantageous

  • Familiarity with payroll concepts and knowledge of local payroll legislation for supported countries would be beneficial

  • Strong problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail and analytical acumen; adept at identifying, resolving, and mitigating issues

  • Capacity to manage multiple tasks and prioritize workload effectively

  • Self-motivated individual with a proactive approach

  • Exceptional organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail

Who we are and what we do:

Safeguard Global is…Global! We help 1500+ companies hire, manage, and pay employees in 170+ countries. Join us to meet diverse talent, explore new cultures, and connect with amazing folks from around the globe.

Our Global Benefits:

  • Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): Remote first, with the flexibility to include school runs and gym breaks in your schedule all while maintaining a high standard of work.

  • Bonding Leave: Enjoy paid leave to bond with your new family member.

  • 2 Charitable Days: Contribute to causes you believe in.

  • Reward & Recognition Program: Be rewarded for your success and championing our values.

  • Corporate bonus/SIP: All Guardians are eligible for our annual bonus scheme or sales incentive plan.

Why become a Guardian:

  • International Environment: Grow your network internationally and collaborate across the world. Interact, discover cultures, and tap into local expertise.

  • Our Culture: We emphasize the people factor in everything we do. Our nurturing culture ensures your ideas reach our leaders and your contributions get the recognition they deserve.

  • Learning: We support your continuous growth by providing access to 2 learning platforms, where you can learn at your own pace.

Next Steps:

To apply, please click on the following link. We wish you the best with your application. Our Guardian promise to you is to keep in touch to arrange the next stage should your application meet the position's requirements, and or a gentle update if you have been unsuccessful at this time.

Welcome to the Future of Work!


At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians.