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Global Payroll Manager

MaxCyte, Inc.
Rockville, MD
Start date
Sep 24, 2023

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Administration, Accounting, General
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Job Type Full-time


The Global Payroll Manager will manage global payroll operations and processes, ensuring accurate and timely processing of payroll for our global workforce. The incumbent will be a key partner in the development and implementation of payroll solutions and strategies, as well as ensuring compliance with local and international laws. In addition, will support the accounting close process with timely documentation and streamlined processes. 

Work Location: Potential for hybrid work schedule. Onsite Tuesday - Thursday at MaxCyte's headquarters located in Rockville, Maryland, or as needed. 

  •  Ensures accurate and timely processing of global payrolls, in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Manages and maintains payroll compliance and records
  • Leads the development, implementation, and maintenance of global payroll operations including maintaining and configuring a global payroll system
  • Captures payroll related accruals
  • Researches and resolves payroll discrepancies
  • Manages timely reporting of equity transactions for each payroll cycle
  • Develops and implements global payroll policies and procedures
  • Works with third-party vendors to ensure timely payments and compliance
  • Analyzes payroll data and provides accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end reports for circulation to management
  • Acts as the point of contact for payroll inquiries from employees and managers
  • Monitors and ensures compliance with payroll-related taxes and withholdings
  • Ensures timely filing of all payroll-related taxes and researches open issues and/or variances
  • Develops and maintains relationships with external stakeholders, such as Finance/Accounting, HR, and IT
  • Oversees payroll audits and performs necessary corrections
  • Responsible for file transmissions and reconciliations with 3rd party payroll-related vendors
  • Provides guidance and training to staff on payroll processes and procedures
  • Participates in month end close processes by preparing payroll and benefit reconciliations and related journal entries to ensure all information is captured accurately
  • Streamlines the corporate credit card reporting tool to support timely employee reimbursements  


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field
  • 5+ years of payroll experience in a global or multi-national environment
  • 3+ years managing direct reports 
  • Proven track record of leading and managing global payroll projects
  • Experience in preparing, interpreting, and analyzing payroll data
  • Advanced knowledge of payroll systems, processes, and regulations
  • Advanced general ledger skills and in-depth experience with all aspects of payroll management
  • Familiarity with labor laws and taxation regulations in multiple countries
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across multiple departments, countries, and cultures
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other payroll software, along with expense reporting tool (Concur) and accounting software (NetSuite)

Note: To the extent permissible under applicable law, candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law. 

Salary Description Minimum starting salary $113,500, depends on exp.

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