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Senior Manager, Global Payroll

| Austin

Unity Technologies is looking for a seasoned and strategic Global Payroll Senior Manager to join our amazing team. You will be a key part of our fast-paced, exciting, and growing global team as we strive to standardize and automate our global payroll processes. You will also be accountable for global payroll operations, processes, and compliance throughout our European and Americas regions, covering 11 countries. Your experience leading a global team while also leveraging payroll technology to enhance the efficiency and accuracy will be key to this positions success.


  • Oversee Unity’s payroll operations, systems, and cross functional processes in North America and Europe
  • Drive continual improvements and efficiencies by partnering with internal and external partners to develop new and fine-tune existing global processes
  • Provide support, training, mentoring, and leadership to staff on an ongoing basis to ensure a fully efficient payroll operation as well as overall professional growth
  • Provide operational solutions, while also promoting and ensuring “best in class” customer service to stakeholders
  • Create and review payroll policies, key financial controls and standard operating procedures
  • Understand the complexity of multi-state and multi-country payroll as well as ensure compliance to all rules and regulations within these regions
  • Advanced analytical skills and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture
  • Build collaborative relationships with stakeholders and vendors to ensure best practices and process consistency
  • Ensure stock activities for US and International employees are properly processed and reported
  • Support various internal and external audits, domestic and international if needed
  • Set up payroll processes in new countries as we expand operations internationally


  • Must have a proven history of managing a geographically dispersed team
  • Strong leadership skills, a strategic mindset, and business-partnering skills
  • High level of attention to detail and a proven ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Having a sense of immediacy, initiative and capability
  • Advanced analytical skills and the ability to get into the details, while also seeing and understanding the big picture

Bonus points

  • Experience with Workday HCM software platforms strongly preferred
  • CPP preferred
  • Experience managing a large multi-country payroll provider
  • Have demonstrated leadership involving change management
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail and quality control

Who we are

Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely-used real-time 3D (RT3D) development platform, providing content creators around the world with the tools they need to build rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. In fact, apps made with Unity reach 2.7 billion devices worldwide, and were installed more than 24 billion times in the last 12 months. 

The global engineering team keeps Unity at the forefront of technology and — working alongside partners like Magic Leap, Google, Facebook, Oculus and Microsoft — ensures optimized support for the latest technology and platforms. Unity is powering the real-time revolution, expanding beyond games and breaking into other industries including automotive, film, architecture, engineering, construction and more.

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.


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