Payroll Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Dublin, Ireland; Paris, France

At Datadog, People Operations is more than just human resources—it’s a data-driven team dedicated to constantly improving the way we hire, develop, and support our most valuable asset: our people. Our People Operations team are strategic problem solvers who work closely with leadership and employees to ensure that Datadog keeps scaling smoothly and remains a great place to work. This opportunity sits in the context of a replacement for a maternity leave on an existing portfolio of EMEA countries. The Payroll coordinator is responsible for ensuring payroll compliance. 

The candidate will be expected to work closely with the local payroll providers in order to ensure payroll deadlines and objectives. This role will report into the Northern and Eastern Europe Payroll Lead. The scope of the role has a major focus on Netherlands and Germany payroll with an international scope of countries which may evolve with the growth. Flexibility around the international scope is expected. 

The position is open from January 2023 to July 2023.

At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships and collaboration it builds and the creativity it brings to the table. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our Datadogs can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage the preparation and processing of payroll information ensuring data accuracy and observation of deadlines
  • Assist with calculation of payroll input data where necessary
  • Assist with any payroll audits request
  • Ensure application of procedures concerning payroll controls approved by internal audit
  • Set up new pay elements in the payroll system along with the payroll provider
  • Provide calculation/cost estimate on specific data (vacation accruals, leaver’s cost…) 
  • Support HR Operations on statutory certifications (ie. Mobility related…)
  • Follow registration / deregistration to local authorities (social security, tax office…)
  • Follow up with HR Operations/employees that all data necessary for payroll are registered on time and accurately in the HRIS system (bank details, social security number …)
  • Assist in the opening of new EMEA countries
  • If any, ensure Mergers and Acquisition are smoothly and accurately integrated
  • Ensure in our HRIS system correct set up of time off, liabilities as per each countries rule

Who You Are:

  • Good knowledge and comprehensiveness of International payroll
  • Fluent in English
  • Service-oriented attitude and Ability to maintain a positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn, critical thinking, problem solving skills
  • Individual should have high energy with the ability to organize/prioritize workload
  • Self-sufficient and able to work independently
  • Fluent in another language is appreciated

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That's okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply.

Benefits and Growth:

  • Generous and competitive global and Ireland/French Benefits 
  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan 
  • Continuous career development and pathing opportunities 
  • Product training to develop an in-depth understanding of our product and space
  • Internal mentor and buddy program cross-departmentally 
  • Friendly and inclusive workplace culture 
  • Work in a (truly) international environment 

 Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.





About Datadog: 

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn and Datadog Learning Center.

Equal Opportunity at Datadog:

Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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