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GEO Payroll Coordinator

Safeguard Global

Safeguard Global

Accounting & Finance
Costa Rica
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 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 😊)

Payroll Coordinator

The Payroll Coordinator will include managing the life cycle of each worker's employment with Safeguard Global. Key priorities for this position include day-to-day query management, ensuring smooth, efficient, compliant payroll processing for our clients working closely with internal/external providers, generation of sales invoices, and ensuring timely and accurate worker payments.

You'll have the opportunity to make a real impact on our client's operations and contribute to their success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage end-to-end payroll cycle for Safeguard Global’s worker's payroll post onboard.
  • Maintain high knowledge of all of the company's payroll policies and governmental regulations impacting payroll preparation
  • Investigate and correct payroll reports identifying out-of-balance payroll.
  • Perform necessary review and approve payroll reports against housed information and client input
  • Maintain periodically KPI, internal reporting, payroll schedule, and master payroll input.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll payments to workers.
  • Monitor and maintain employee data, Ensure all employee records are up to date before the payroll processing.
  • Manage the funding/billing process for payroll completing charging sheet and generating sales invoices
  • Maintain and store all relevant worker documentation through the life cycle of employment as per in-country compliance and record-keeping guidelines.
  • Process any changes in employment contracts, changes after initial onboarding such as salary changes or benefits provided.
  • Ensure timely responses to queries received from internal support teams, ICP/ICE, and partners.
  • Work through compliant offboards for all workers whether on Indefinite or Fixed Term Contracts, this could be voluntary terminations or involuntary.


  • One to two years of working experience preferred.
  • Established knowledge of payroll concepts and local payroll legislation for supported countries.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in local Portuguese/English required.
  • Ability to problem solve, strong attention to detail /analytical skill – Should be able to Identify, Resolve, and Mitigate issues
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.
  • Self-directed individual with initiative.
  • Good attention to detail and excellent organization skills.

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.