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Job #: R-00010554
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Payroll
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

Job Description:

Leidos Corporate has an opening for an International Payroll Specialist to join our Enterprise Business Operations (EBO) Group 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 Director Global Payroll Systems & International Payroll Operations to ensure assigned employees receive on-time and accurate paychecks. The International Payroll team handles complex & special pay situations Leidos employees based on missions around the world and works closely with the US Payroll team to process 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 into the payroll processing software for employees grouped by country.
  • Calculate pay 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 International 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.
  • 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.
  • Support of labor reconciliation to the General Ledger and International Accounting teams.
  • 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.
  • Participates in system enhancements and upgrade testing to validate expected functionality as designed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma/GED Degree and 3-5 years of corporate payroll experience. Bachelor's degree in Accounting is highly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of international payroll systems (e.g. ADP Streamline, Celergo CGC) and supporting business processes, timekeeping software (e.g. Deltek T&E) and other payroll related technology systems.
  • 3 - 5 year experience processing split or shadow payrolls for US Expatriates working in OCONUS locations.
  • Experience working with internal and external stakeholders with strict attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline driven payroll environment.
  • Strong communication and administration skills.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
  • Ability to process accounting functions and formulas in Microsoft Office suite is preferred.
  • Ability to assist in advanced ad-hoc projects.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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