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Director, Global Payroll

United States (Remote)

About HashiCorp

HashiCorp is a fast-growing company that solves development, operations, and security challenges in infrastructure so organizations can focus on business-critical tasks. We build products to give organizations a consistent way to manage their move to cloud-based IT infrastructures for running their applications. Our products enable companies large and small to mix and match AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and other clouds as well as on-premises environments, easing their ability to deliver new applications for their business.

About the role 

We are seeking a Director, Global Payroll, to support our growing Finance and Accounting organization. We have employees in over 30 US States, and over 14 countries.  This opportunity is ideal for someone who has an excellent core knowledge of US payroll, with multiple states, and international payroll and is eager to contribute their expertise to a fast growing company.

The Director of Global Payroll is responsible for the administration and delivery of HashiCorp’s global payroll processes, including improving payroll systems in support of pay processes.  This role develops and controls all tasks necessary to accomplish the organization’s payroll processing objectives, including managing relationships with internal and external parties, taxing agencies, and vendors.  The Director of Payroll also assists with the development and execution of payroll strategies which includes making recommendations to senior management regarding procedural and system improvements.  In addition, the Director of Payroll is responsible for ensuring all pay processes adhere to internal controls and regulatory pay practices.

A successful candidate thrives in a high growth and high energy company.

In this role you can expect to

  • Oversee day to day payroll operations to deliver worldwide payroll timely and accurately
  • Mentor and manage the growing payroll team
  • Identify opportunities to improve payroll systems, lead system implementations, and the design of new payroll processes
  • Manage domestic and international payroll tax registrations and collaborate with tax team on payroll tax issues
  • Build and manage a relationship with the HR team to ensure smooth communications between teams
  • Review payroll journal entries, payroll account reconciliations, and monthly payroll flux analyses
  • Understand and review employee taxes, employer benefits and deductions
  • Guide the team to ensure accurate sales commission payments, Restricted Stock Unit (RSU) releases, Employee Share Purchase Plans (ESPP), and other equity award related transactions on a regular basis
  • Collaborate cross functionally across other departments to strategize on corporate initiatives
  • Ensures appropriate metrics are in place to measure and manage service levels, business risks and improve decision making
  • Troubleshoot and escalate payroll-related issues and oversee regular maintenance of payroll systems
  • Manage ad hoc projects related to payroll and HR

You may be a good fit for our team if you have

  • 12+ years experience managing and processing multi-state (US) and international payroll
  • Experience managing payroll at a public company with ESPP, RSU, and equity awards transactions in the US and internationally
  • Processed and managed payroll for 3,000+ employees 
  • At least 5+ years of experience managing a team of 3+ people
  • Review journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business related concentration
  • Strong knowledge of Federal and State payroll withholdings
  • Extremely high attention to detail with the ability to prioritize multiple workloads and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize workload, utilize a wide degree of creativity and latitude to accomplish goals, understand business implications of decisions, and complete projects with minimal supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Experience in Netsuite, MS Office Suite, and GSuite a plus
  • Experience in  ADP Workforce Now, and Workday is required


HashiCorp embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe the more inclusive we are, the better our company will be.

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Benefits at HashiCorp

Note: some benefits may differ from one country to another.

Medical, dental & vision

HashiCorp offers your choice of medical plans as well as dental and vision coverage for you and any dependents, including spouses, domestic partners, and children. Coverage begins upon your first day of hire.

Life & disability insurance

HashiCorp provides life insurance coverage in the amount equal to your annual salary at no cost to you. If you would like additional coverage, you have the option to enroll in voluntary life insurance for yourself or your dependents. You will also be covered under our short term and long term disability policies in the event that you are unable to work for an extended period of time due to a health condition.

Flexible spending account (FSA)

You can set aside pretax money to go towards the purchase or payment of approved health care and dependent care expenses. These can include copays, birth control, day care for children or elder adults, acupuncture, and more.

Vacation and Other Leaves

We believe in giving our employees the opportunity to recharge and refresh, and our vacation policy reflects that. Our Paid Vacation Policy offers employees 4 weeks of vacation per year. So, whether you’d like to vacation on a beach or relax at home, it’s up to you! Additionally, we offer 10 days of paid sick leave per year, bereavement leave, miscarriage leave and extended personal leave. We value your health and well-being and empower you to take ownership of your earned and well-deserved time away.


Our 401(k) plan provides a variety of investment options to help you fund your retirement. The plan allows you to contribute a designated amount of your pre-taxed income from each paycheck thereby lowering your taxable annual income. The plan also offers employees the opportunity to enroll in Roth, and after-tax contributions.

Family Expansion Benefit

We are dedicated to supporting the needs of our employees and their families in a way that is inclusive of all family structures. That is why we’re proud to offer a Family Expansion Benefit through Carrot designed to support a variety of family expansion methods that range from Adoption to Fertility treatments, and can be customized to the needs and preferences of each individual employee.

Maternity and Parental Leave

To bond with their newborn, we provide birthing parents up to 16 weeks of paid maternity leave via short-term disability and HashiCorp’s parental leave policy. For non-birthing parents (including adoptive) we offer 8 weeks of paid parental leave.

Expanded Mental Health Support

We understand the importance of supporting our employees mental health, and are committed to doing this through a variety of resources. In addition to offering an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), we provide employees access to an on-demand behavioral healthcare benefit through Ginger.