Global Head of Payroll


Eventbrite is a people-first organization. Our goal of building the global platform for live experience relies on the foundation of top talent and strong company culture. Our team is the face of Eventbrite, and we’re charged with finding, attracting, and bringing on the best of the best to drive Eventbrite’s growing business and award-winning culture forward.

It’s an exciting time to join Eventbrite! We’re on a journey to make our platform even more powerful and intuitive for our most valuable creators. Our continued global growth has led to building out a best-in-class Accounting and Payroll team. We’re looking to add core members to our existing Payroll team, as we continue to scale the company.
We are seeking a Global Head of Payroll to lead our Global Payroll team. The successful candidate will be a proven leader in building a global team and delivering scalable, employee-enabling payroll services. The role will be responsible for managing all payroll-related activities, ensuring the timely and accurate processing of all global payroll items, and providing guidance to achieve continuous improvements in payroll processes and systems. 

1. Lead Global Payroll team with an integrated vision and establish the global team structure and payroll procedures to best support the company’s strategic growth and enable our global workforce.

2. Partner with key stakeholders from Employee Compensation & Benefits, HR Operations & Systems, Stock Admin, Tax and Accounting in delivering timely, accurate and compliant payroll services.

3. Accelerate scale through streamlined processes and automation with advanced payroll systems and tools; oversee and continuously evaluate our outsourcing partners and payroll vendors for optimal operating model 




  • 10+ years US multi-state and global payroll experience 
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Statutory and regulatory payroll knowledge 
  • Able to implement solid payroll audit procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance
  • Prior experience with system upgrades and implementations
  • Proven ability to identify solutions to problems, listen attentively and resolving conflicts
  • Ability to interface with all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • SOX Compliance



  • Workday Payroll Experience
  • ADP Experience
  • HR Benefits experience
  • Associate degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Management (or equivalent experience)



    At Eventbrite, we strive to support our Britelings and their loved ones through different stages of life with robust and attractive benefits, financial and physical wellness options, and great perks. In addition to offering a competitive salary and company stock, we have other great benefits available. In the Briteland, you’ll find great medical plans, fertility and adoption benefits, wellness reimbursement, generous parental leave, and much more. 
    We care about your mental health and wellbeing.
    Our employees enjoy free coaching sessions with Modern Health. We also offer free therapy sessions with a psychologist. You’ll also have access to private medical insurance for you and your family, that includes dental care. And our wellness program to pay for your gym expenses. 
    We work hard to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where Britelings feel like they belong. 
    Employees can participate in resource groups and we offer programming throughout the year to support a diverse and inclusive workplace.  
    We offer ongoing training and career development that meets people where they are in their careers. 
    We offer unlimited access to courses in Udemy, leadership coaching for all managers, Briteling led talks, and weekly company-wide town halls with our CEO. We take culture seriously and design programs with employee feedback in mind to make Eventbrite a great place to work no matter where you work from in the world. 
    Work-life balance & flexibility is extremely important to us.
    Our employees can choose what works best for them: work in one of our offices, be fully remote or the best of both worlds! We believe in a flexible working environment to allow Britelings to perform at their best ensuring a healthy work-life balance. We have recently implemented Britebreak Fridays: all Britelings turn off their computers and take the first Friday of every month off to focus on their wellbeing. 
    Eventbrite is a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform that serves a community of hundreds of thousands of event creators in nearly 180 countries. Since inception, Eventbrite has been at the center of the experience economy, transforming the way people organize and attend events. The company was founded by Julia Hartz, Kevin Hartz and Renaud Visage, with a vision to build a self-service platform that would make it possible for anyone to create and sell tickets to live experiences. The Eventbrite platform provides an intuitive, secure, and reliable service that enables creators to plan and execute their live and online events, whether it’s an annual culinary festival attracting thousands of foodies, a professional webinar, a weekly yoga workshop or a youth dance class. With over 290 million tickets distributed for over 5 million total events in 2021, Eventbrite is where people all over the world discover new things to do or new ways to do more of what they love. Learn more at
    Eventbrite is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.  We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
    Eventbrite believes that vaccines are one of the most powerful tools to fight COVID-19 and save lives. It aligns to our mission to bring the world back together through live experiences. Proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all US applicants and employees to enter any Eventbrite office and/or interact in a physical setting with Eventbrite employees. Eventbrite will consider exceptions to this policy for medical or religious reasons on an individualized basis.