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Brasil Payroll Manager

Finance Operations, Finance & Accounting in Sao Paulo, Brazil

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.



We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

About the Role


As the Brasil Payroll Manager based in Sao Paulo, you will report to the LATAM Payroll Manager based in Mexico.  You will be responsible for overseeing the Brasil Payroll processes and employee query support performed by the Payroll team reporting to you. You will also ensure that any Global Payroll Initiatives are supported and processes are standardized in coordination with the LATAM Payroll team, Payroll Global Process Owner (GPO), and work closely with upstream partners of Payroll such as PeopleOps, PeopleApps, Global Benefits, Equity, Compensation, Mobility, Cash Mgmt, Accounting, Tax, and Legal, and also external consultants to ensure local compliance.  



What You’ll Do
  • Be responsible for prioritizing and communicating objectives, setting goals, and coordinating the efforts of the Brasil Payroll team members as they perform day-to-day payroll processes, and ensure that daily and pay period process responsibilities and SLAs are met
  • Be responsible for prioritizing and communicating objectives, setting goals, and coordinating the efforts of the Brasil Payroll Team members as they execute the payroll processes, respond to employee queries, research and resolve tax and eSocial compliance issues, support the completion of and ensure  accuracy in payroll accounting processes, participate in projects, and complete audit and compliance responsibilities
  • Assume responsibility for the relationship with all external providers as required in support of Brasil Payroll
  • Ensure timely and accurate responses to field questions from internal and external teams and agencies by appropriately delegating and allocating work among team members
  • Monitor the employee support ticketing system and ensure SLAs are maintained with world class customer support
  • Coordinate with the LATAM Payroll team, and Payroll GPO team to implement new initiatives and processes to improve the Global Payroll function
  • Confirm required controls are completed and validated as part of routine payroll processing; raise any exceptions or discrepancies related to the application of business controls to management
  • Monitor and evaluate processes designed for control and compliance of payroll processing to ensure consistent on-time completion and accuracy
  • Contribute to the strategic direction and metrics reporting for the LATAM and Global Payroll team
  • Coordinate with the LATAM team and GPO team to ensure appropriate documentation (e.g., data collection templates, processing schedules, checklist, DTPs, intranet) for operational process and procedures are in place, up to date, and adhered to in a manner consistent with Global Payroll standards
  • Maintain knowledge, legal requirements, and government reporting regulations affecting Payroll compliance
  • Provide guidance to and share knowledge with the Brasil and LATAM Payroll team members relating to payroll compliance
  • Participate in new system implementations and process improvements related to payroll processes and perform user acceptance testing
  • Coordinate with the LATAM payroll team to ensure that adequate and consistent business continuity and recovery plans are in place
  • Provide inspiration, guidance, work direction, positive performance management, and support to maintain a high performing, collaborative team environment
  • Complete annual performance reviews, and work with team members on steps for career advancement
What You’ll Need
  • BA/BS degree desirable 
  • At least need 7 years of experience managing the end to end payroll process with relevant experience 
  • At least 3 years of management experience and ability to manage remote staff
  • General knowledge of ethics and practices within human resources and benefit administration and reporting
  • Working experience using a web-based payroll provider
  • Knowledge and understanding of Brazil payroll tax matters
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive data
  • Excellent organization skills with attention to detail and completeness
  • Project management skills
  • Hands-on, meaningful work ethic and can-do attitude
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate key information and status to stakeholders


About the Team


Global Payroll, part of the Finance Operations organization, is striving to meet the needs of Uber employees by delivering accurate, and on-time payroll transactions with maximum efficiency and in compliance. The most impactful way that the Global Payroll team contributes to the success of Uber is by minimizing friction for employees, and keeping time spent by employees on Payroll related matters to a minimum so that employees can focus more time and energy on their own jobs. To achieve this we are working to leverage best practices to improve our processes and tools, our external provider relationships, and internal partnerships.


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