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Job #: R-00103409
Location: Remote, US
Category: Payroll
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate has an opening for an International Payroll Specialist to join our Global Payroll team which is headquartered in Reston, VA. In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day payroll functions in an efficient and timely manner under the supervision of the Director of Global Payroll Systems & International Payroll Operations to ensure assigned employees receive on-time and accurate paychecks. The Global Payroll team handles complex & special pay situations for Leidos employees based on missions around the world and works closely with the US Payroll team to administer US Expat shadow or split payrolls as needed.

Responsibilities and duties include the following, but are not limited to:

  • Calculate, compile, and submit accurate information and adjustments for employees grouped by country & manage the daily operations with in-country payroll vendors.
  • Calculate pay & leave components in compliance with local country wage & social tax regulations.
  • Oversees and participates in pre- & post- payroll auditing procedures and troubleshoot anomalies.
  • Provide support in researching human resource and benefits issues specific to Global Payroll processing.
  • Process split or shadow payrolls for US Expatriates when necessary.
  • Work with the external payroll provider to ensure seamless employee payments, efficient local payroll processing & reporting practices.  Make recommendation on process improvements & implement changes as needed.
  • Administer comp leave balances and manage gross-up/net payroll calculations in conjunction with the international payroll vendor specific to each country.
  • Generate payroll reports and distribute to assigned distribution lists as needed.
  • Provide support of labor reconciliation to the General Ledger and International Accounting teams as needed.
  • Respond to employee questions and concerns regarding their pay and communicate those to the appropriate team members.
  • Review escalation issues and communicate to the Director as needed. 
  • Conduct specialized research into issues and provide recommendations for payroll processing and outputs.
  • Assist with wage audits, tax reporting and adjustments.  Participate and support SOX and other compliance audits.
  • Comply and adhere to multiple payroll policies and procedures.  Fully document payroll procedures & policies.
  • Participates in system enhancements and upgrade testing to validate expected functionality as designed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED Degree is required.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in corporate payroll.
  • Strong knowledge of international payroll systems (e.g. ADP Globalview/Streamline, ADP Celergo, Velocity Global) and supporting business processes, timekeeping software (e.g. Deltek T&E) and other payroll related technology systems.
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience processing split or shadow payrolls for US Expatriates working in OCONUS locations.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline driven payroll environment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite – Excel, Word, PowerPoint is required.
  • Strong communication and administration skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Ability to assist in advanced ad-hoc projects as needed.

Professional Skills

  • Ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines.
  • Enjoys collaborating with people in a dynamic fast-paced environment.
  • Organized individual.
  • Strict Attention to detail.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with both HR & Finance personnel.
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness; ability to identify, analyze & assess problems for resolution.
  • Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $48,750.00 - $75,000.00 - $101,250.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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