Senior International Payroll Analyst

  • Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

The Senior International Payroll Analyst position sits in our Australia office, or is full-time remote within Australia and reports to the Senior International Payroll Manager. You will support primary global payroll administration for APAC, assist with Global M&A payroll implementation, and assist with different payroll project management coordination. You will also support global year end activities. You will be an essential employee resource for global payroll matters and will perform other payroll related responsibilities.


  • Support APAC Global payroll analytics servicing Global Payroll reporting requests from multiple departments or external including develop ad-hoc reports in Payzaar 

  • Process the start to finish payrolls for multiple APAC countries 

  • Support System Integrations between HR and Global Payroll Systems including resolving discrepancies

  • Process APAC stock payroll, including ESPP election files updates ,  ESPP  Gain processing and for the twice a year Global ESPP contributions validations 

  • Assist with the set up of new countries payroll including migration from another provider

  • Coordinate Amended Tax returns with the local provider

  • Track and balance Payroll invoices linked to Payroll cash disbursement

  • Assist With  the balancing of multiple Global annual filing for Global Lead approval

  • Assist other Global Payroll Analyst team with their assigned payroll processing when needed 

  • Partner with the team on the implementation of new technology to improve Global Payroll Processing 

  • Test new set up, system enhancements, system updates and integrations affecting Global Payroll

  • Ability to provide work around solutions if the automated solution is not working correctly until a fix is deployed

  • Review Global Block policies and work rules updates to confirm our payroll tool is working in compliance

  • Review, maintain Payroll Standard Operating Procedure and job-aids.

  • Work with the Payroll Analysts to provide excellent customer service to our employees and partners including resolving payroll queries

  • Work with internal team , including the Global benefit team, and vendors to ensure HR, Benefits and Payroll changes are processed, accurate funding occurs for all accounts, tax remittance, general ledger balancing, month-end close support is completed

  • Support the payroll accounting team with Global Month end reconciliation research

  • Participate in different payroll projects and other opportunities as assigned

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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