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Careers / Positions Global Payroll Director

Charlotte, NC
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Our goal is to listen, engage, and activate voices across Red Ventures to ensure that all identity groups and perspectives are represented in our work. Our aspiration is to have diverse teams at every level of the company, and we seek candidates who bring unique personal experiences, curiosity and an eagerness to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At a Glance

The Global Payroll Director will lead global payroll strategy and operations for Red Ventures.  This role is responsible for ensuring compliance in the US and five international locations; timeliness and accuracy of payroll processing and all associated deliverables; building out and optimizing our payroll platform and processes; effective vendor management; and leading a team of payroll professionals.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop, recommend, and execute global payroll strategies to ensure compliance, efficiency and trust in our payroll delivery and in order to meet business objectives
  • Oversee day-to-day payroll operations to deliver payroll timely and accurately
  • Lead and mentor a team of payroll professionals
  • Evaluate and design effective standard operating procedures
  • Ensure all pay processes adhere to internal controls and regulatory pay requirements for each jurisdiction
  • 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 external sources on payroll tax issues
  • Manage outsourced vendors to ensure compliance with processes, requirements and laws as well as to ensure service level agreements are met
  • Build strong relationships of trust with internal stakeholders and collaborate cross functionally with other departments on corporate initiatives, including mergers and acquisitions
  • Ensure policies and procedures are documented and updated in a timely manner

What We’re Looking For

  • 12+ years of experience managing and processing multi-state (US) and international payrolls
  • 5+ years of experience successfully leading a team of payroll professionals, including remote team members
  • 5+ years of experience with Workday Payroll
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation with the American Payroll Association
  • Strong working knowledge of applicable US federal, state, and local rules and laws
  • Knowledge of global compliance needs, including payroll tax requirements and experience with US expatriates.
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and develop others
  • 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
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate, consult and partner with all levels and work well in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communications (verbal and written)
  • Ability and comfort with working in a fast pace and rapidly growing environment
  • Proven success in leading process improvement initiatives

Who We Are:

  • Founded in 2000, Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and many proprietary brands including Bankrate, and Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures has over 3000 employees in offices across the US, as well as London and Sao Paulo.  For more information, visit
  • We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.
  • Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 
  • We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact
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Red Ventures is a portfolio of influential brands, digital platforms, and strategic partnerships. We’re made up of dozens of teams spanning multiple industries and geographies - all working together to help people make life’s most important decisions. Whether you’re looking for freedom to build new brands and businesses from the ground up, an opportunity to partner with brands who are already globally recognized, or a combination of both - this is a place where you can unlock substantial experience and even make entire career shifts, all within one organization.

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Covid 19 Vaccine Requirement: Unless otherwise prohibited by law, if a candidate is successful and a conditional job offer is made, the candidate then will be required to submit proof of a full vaccination series against COVID-19. Requests for reasonable accommodations on the basis of disability, pregnancy status, or religious belief will be considered on an individualized basis.

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