Senior Compliance & Risk Analyst (Global Payroll & Stock Administration)
Salt Lake City , Utah
November 19, 2017
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Job Description
Job Description Workday is looking for an experienced Senior Compliance & Risk Analyst in our Global Payroll and Stock Administration department who wants to make their mark on a growing organization.  The ideal candidate is a self-starter, problem solver, great communicator and enjoys collaborating with people with a diverse set of talents, in a dynamic fast-pace environment.

  • Manage all aspects of global payroll and stock administration compliance efforts
  • Develop and maintain internal practices to support global compliance initiatives of the Payroll and Stock Admin teams
  • Develop and maintain risk compliance matrix
  • Manage plan for mitigating risk and communicate plan with leadership
  • Partner with various teams across the organization to help ensure compliance with privacy and security, labor laws, employment tax, cross-border strategies, expatriates, and others
  • Maintain data processing and data transfer compliance by partnering with the internal and external teams to ensure personal data among entities and countries is in accordance with Workday's policies
  • Ensure federal, state / province, local, social, etc. employment tax compliance, including quarterly accrual review
  • Coordinate and assist with employment, benefit, and worker compensation audits
  • Perform global employment taxation research for benefits / programs
  • Coordinate expat / inpat taxation discussions in partnership with Global Mobility department
  • Partner with accounting team to ensure appropriate accrual and cross-company expense for expatriates
  • Consult with internal legal counsel when necessary to address risk prioritization and conflicting guidance
  • Own & maintain SOX Risk Control Matrix and process diagrams
  • Develop and maintain internal sampling to ensure ongoing SOX compliance
  • Manage SOC1 reports and respective memos required for SOX
  • Assess system functionality to ensure compliance with current legislation
  • Review tax treaties to ensure proper allocation of wages
  • Assist with wage allocation guidelines for multi-state, cross-border workers

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Legal or other similar discipline, or related experience (10+ years)
  • 5+ years monitoring employment, tax, labor, etc. compliance
  • CPP, CPA, CEP, GMS or other related certification preferred
  • Experience collaborating with and leading cross-functional teams
  • Excellent organization, time management, and communication skills across various levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making, sound judgment, and thoughtful assertiveness


A little about us:
Workday is a leading provider of enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources. Founded in 2005, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications designed for the world’s largest companies, educational institutions, and government agencies. Organizations ranging from medium-sized businesses to Fortune 50 enterprises have selected Workday.

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