Global Payroll Administrator - ACAMS

Location US-Remote-Remote
Job ID
Location: Location
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
U.S. - Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

The Global Payroll Administrator will oversee the global processing of accurate and timely payments of wages to employees for all payrolls. The administrator will be a subject matter expert in the area of payroll taxes and international payroll.  This position will provide excellent customer service throughout the organization and will liaison with Human Resources to ensure benefits and compensation initiatives and processes are aligned with the payroll function.


  • Manages and oversees the accurate and timely payment of wages to all locations where ACAMS has employees across the globe.
  • Develops and maintains documentation and controls for all payroll-related activities.
  • Provides subject matter expertise in the area of payroll taxes, including the proper withholding and remittance of federal, state and local taxes and the timely production and distribution of W-2s and locally required tax forms per country.
  • Establishes and evaluates performance metrics and SLAs to drive a customer service focused culture.
  • Completes analysis of various payroll controls to ensure data integrity.
  • Develops and maintains a relationship with all global payroll service providers to resolve issues and create system enhancements to produce accurate payrolls.
  • Ensures the processing of new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and
    terminations is accurate and timely.
  • Reviews and analyzes current payroll, benefits and tax procedures in order to recommend and implement changes leading to best-practice operations.
  • Manages regular preparation of relevant management reports, including weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end reports (gross payroll, hours worked, vacation accrual, tax deductions, benefit deductions, etc.).
  • Manages preparation of ad-hoc reports (special projects, data requests, etc.).
  • Develops and communicates organization-wide Payroll policies and procedures. Partners with Human Resources in developing and communicating policies and procedures.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or other related discipline or equivalent experience required; Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) strongly preferred.
  • At least 5+ years of global payroll experience within a corporate payroll department, with specific experience processing payrolls for employees in Europe and Asia.
  • Prior experience with Ceridian DayForce strongly preferre
  • Expertise in federal, state and local taxation to include multi-state tax experience, preferably with a large volume of states.
  • Has in depth knowledge of wage and hour regulations. Understands intricate processing of garnishments and other involuntary deductions.
  • Interacts professionally with all levels of employees.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office and Internet applications.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work under strict, often conflicting, deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

Who We Are

ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to providing opportunities for anti-financial crime (AFC) education, best practices, and peer-to-peer networking to AFC professionals globally. With over 90,000 members across 180 jurisdictions, ACAMS is committed to the mission of ending financial crime through the provision of anti-money laundering/counterterrorism-financing and sanctions knowledge-sharing, thought leadership, risk-mitigation services, ESG initiatives, and platforms for public-private dialogue. The association’s CAMS certification is the gold-standard qualification for AFC professionals, while the CGSS certification is its premier specialist qualification for sanctions professionals. ACAMS’ 60 Chapters globally further amplify the association’s mission through training and networking initiatives. Visit for more information.


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