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Senior Executive - Payroll



Accounting & Finance
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023

At FourKites we have the opportunity to tackle complex challenges with real-world impacts. Whether it’s medical supplies from Cardinal Health or groceries for Walmart, the FourKites platform helps customers operate global supply chains that are efficient, agile and sustainable.

Join a team of curious problem solvers that celebrates differences, leads with empathy and values inclusivity.

As a Senior Executive Payroll, you will be responsible for processing the payroll for multiple entities globally (including US). You will also assist in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual tax filing. Working with teammates in the US, Germany & EMEA, you will partner with operational teams and key business leaders across our global organization in order to support the success of the business, while maintaining healthy financial practices and controls.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Prepare and process bi-weekly US payroll and process monthly international payroll.
  • Reconcile payroll reports on a pay period basis to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepare journal entries and reconcile balance sheet payroll accounts to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Processes and reconciles 401k and other benefit contributions.
  • Ensure reconciliation and remittance of federal and local taxes for payroll.
  • Serves as Point of contact for Payroll related queries.
  • Analyse and provide insights on payroll and related variance company wide, by region and by department.
  • Assist with audit requirements in a timely manner.
  • Works Closely with Human Resources to confirm employee payroll information
  • Identify potential efficiencies in day-to-day work and implement automation tools/techniques to streamline payroll process and reporting.
  • Assist in filing monthly, quarterly and annual taxes.
  • Assist with special projects and/or assignments within the department in relation to US sales and use tax reporting, systems and processes.

About the team:

A bunch of fun, hard-working, smart and empowering people. We are built with mutual respect, common and aligned goals, open communication, and patience that helps us thrive.

Who you are:

  • BS degree in Finance / Accounting / Economics required
  • 5 – 8 years of experience in payroll processing and preferably with US and EMEA countries.
  • Experience in agile & fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with financial analysis and planning software applications (Intacct, Workday )
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to work closely and effectively in a team environment across all facets of the Company
  • Has Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills, proven organizational skills and a capacity to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Experience in implementation of payroll software is an added advantage.

Who we are:

FourKites® is the #1 supply chain visibility platform in the world, extending visibility beyond transportation into yards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking more than 2.5 million shipments daily across road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and courier, and reaching over 185 countries, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help companies digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 1,000 of the world’s most recognized brands — including 9 of the top-10 CPG and 18 of the top-20 food and beverage companies — trust FourKites to transform their business and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains.

FourKites provides competitive compensation with stock options, outstanding benefits and a collaborative culture for all employees around the globe. To help you be your best, we have 5 global recharge days, in addition to standard holidays, and a hybrid, flexible approach to work. Parental leave for all parents, an annual wellness stipend and volunteer days also provide you with time and resources for self care and to care for others. Throughout the year, FourKites sets aside time during the workday to learn and celebrate diversity. And we're always listening for new ways to support everyone in and out of the office.


  • Medical benefits start on first day of employment
  • 36 PTO days( Sick, Casual and Earned) , 5 recharge days, 2 volunteer days
  • Home Office setups and Technology reimbursement
  • Lifestyle & Family benefits
  • Annual Swags/ Festive Swags
  • Ongoing learning & development opportunities ( Professional development program, Toast Master club etc.)