Senior Finance Analyst - Payroll (3 month FTC)

Business Operations – Finance /
Fixed Term Contract /
Onfido lets people prove their identity anytime, anywhere. We’re creating a more open digital world by connecting them to the services they love and need simply, speedily and safely – whether they’re renting a car or opening a bank account. We’re building a full-service suite of AI-powered identity verification solutions with fairness and inclusiveness at their core, and were awarded ‘Outstanding Leader in Accessibility’ and ‘Best Innovation in Algorithmic Bias Mitigation’ and ‘Best AI product in FinTech’ awards at CogX

We are a global, established, technology company having surpassed $130M in annual recurring revenue (ARR) with a prominent position in the global marketplace, and have been repeatedly recognized for our performance and innovation. In 2023, we’ve been awarded ‘Best Fraud Detection and Prevention Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan, featured as a Strong Performer by Forrester in its 2022 Identity Verification Wave, and named to the CB Insights Fintech 250 for the fourth year running. We've received over $200 million in funding from investors such as TPG Growth, Microsoft, and Salesforce to achieve our vision. We partner with hundreds of businesses to help millions access services every week – from billion dollar institutions to hypergrowth unicorns. We support checks in 195 countries, and 2,500+ document types. With over 1,200 customers worldwide and 500 employees

Our goal is to work together to promote and celebrate an inclusive and diverse community. Collectively, all Onfidoers are committed to creating an environment where everyone can be themselves, and where differences are celebrated. We encourage people from all backgrounds and cultures to come together to solve some of the world's most interesting problems.

The Opportunity                   
Excellent career opportunity for a part qualified accountant to gain experience within the Finance team of a high growth company. In this role you will become a key contact to our global growth function, with responsibilities including monthly payroll management, payroll accounting, incentive and commissions management, ensuring timely and accurate payments, and software updates. You will also support the review of global payroll and provide accurate accounting treatment of payroll elements in Netsuite and give professional insights to stakeholders at month end close. You will have an opportunity to suggest and implement changes to current processes and work with other departments to align those processes to deliver value across the operations teams.

As a Senior Finance Analyst at Onfido you will be responsible for payroll function of 9 countries (US, UK, France, Canada, Portugal, Netherlands, Germany, India, Singapore) of the group and around 500 full time employees. Main responsibilities will include:

    • Monthly review of global payroll and accounting for payroll journals
    • Liaising with payroll consultancy to address issues when necessary
    • Reporting on payroll and incentives data, adding insights to stakeholders
    • Preparing clear and accurate payroll accounts reconciliations for month end
    • Managing accounting treatment of the bonus accruals/expenses, holiday accruals/expenses and other payroll related accounts
    • Being responsible for maintaining staff costs manual and workflow
    • Being a point of contact for all payroll and staff costs related queries for FP&A team
    • Managing Zendesk payroll, commission and expenses tickets
    • Calculating incentive and commission payments across our teams
    • Executing the commission policies, including providing clear and easy to understand statements
    • Managing Xactly Incent - a variable compensation software
    • Assisting Financial Controller and the team with annual audit queries for all the entities in the group

We’re looking for a Senior Finance Analyst who can display the below skills & experience throughout our interview process:

    • Previous experience in a payroll team is essential
    • Experience working in payroll function across EMEA, APAC and AMER is desirable
    • Familiarity with payroll and accounting rules for employee equity transactions
    • Part or newly qualified in any professional
    • Accounting qualification
    • A keen interest in Finance, with demonstrable numeracy skills
    • Excellent time management and be able to work to multiple deadlines
    • Needs to be organised, methodical, accurate and possess good attention to detail
    • Experience using Microsoft Excel
    • Experience using Netsuite
    • Able to work independently and solve problems