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Payroll Manager



Accounting & Finance
são paulo, state of são paulo, brazil
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
About The Company

If you see technology as there to smooth your path in life, our team does too: Your Path, Our Journey.

We believe in people who transform their paths through technology. Technology that connects people who are good at what they do and which practices diversity to create and share those paths that we (as yet!) do not even know about. Our journey is in the smile of every talented person who brings revolution to the world from Brazil - whether with in-app transportation (99) or digital payments (99Pay).

To make life easier for millions of people every day, we are in the driving seat as part of DiDi Chuxing, the world's largest transport, and convenient platform. And so, we can say, with great pride, that we are pioneers in creating solutions, starting in Brazil, that grow in scale and have positive impacts in a range of other countries.

Whether creating projects from scratch or continually improving our solutions, we like challenges that give us butterflies, and that's why we work with intensity, at a fast pace, with respect, collaboration, and partnership. On this journey, we also create learning and strengthen ourselves in diversity as a fundamental aspect that makes us stand out for our growth day after day.

About The Team/role

The role is responsible for delivering best-in-class payroll operations by providing functional expertise and operational leadership for Brazil payroll team. The role is also accountable for advancing standardization, optimization and governance in collaboration with the Global HR Operations teams.

In this role, you'll be...
  • Serve as the Payroll Lead for Brazil and primary point of contact for Brazil Payroll process matters.
  • Oversee Brazil Payroll Operations team, including colleague recruitment, onboarding, training and development, performance management and team quality, according to DiDi’s Purpose and Values.
  • Create a culture focused on continuous improvement, automation, compliance, vendor accountability and quality.
  • Focused on measurable outcomes and improvement
  • Responsible for execution of global payroll optimization and standardization; initiatives, contributing to overall payroll process innovation in Brazil.
  • Build up payroll SOPs, SLAs and control mechanisms to continuously improve the payroll quality in Brazil.
  • Responsible for relationship management with key stakeholders in HR, HR Operations, HRIS and Finance Operations, Identifying areas for process and service delivery improvements.
  • Based on business requirement, support payroll process for certain countries in LATAM region when needed.

We're eager to be in touch because you have...
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Human Resources or related field required.
  • Advanced English is require. Please upload the resume in English.
  • More than 6 years experience in payroll, accounting or human resources, including management of a team.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a high-performing team in a matrixed, regional / global environment; ability to work with and engage key internal and external stakeholders, engage team members and senior leadership, and manage third-party providers.
  • Strong coaching and colleague development experience Ability to resolve escalated issues and problems quickly and independently with both internal and external stakeholders, and third-party vendors.
  • Track record of results in a complex global environment with delivery of impactful continuous improvement projects, process optimization and new market/vendor payroll implementations.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of payroll calculation and processing, regulations, compliance and audit in Brazil; Knowledge and experiences with other LATAM countries will be a big advantage.

You'll love working at DiDi because...

We create user value

We strive to always create valuable experiences for our users in everything we do. Our focus is to always innovate new experiences that are safe, pleasant and efficient.

We are data-driven

We are strong believers in making informed decisions, that’s why we are data-driven. We can better navigate the business landscape strategically by analyzing valuable metrics.

Win-win Collaboration

Success is a team sport. When we work to help our partners and colleagues win, we win, too. While keeping everyone's best interest at heart, we communicate with candor and execute with excellence in all we do.

We believe in integrity

Integrity is at the very core of our business. We are people who always want to do the right thing. Our intentions are sincere, we speak our minds and listen to each other.


We always strive to do better. That means venturing beyond our comfort zones, learning from our mistakes, and helping each other grow.

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity is one of our biggest strengths. Our differences are what make us distinct. We respect each other and believe in equal opportunities for all.

We are committed to building inclusive and diverse teams

At DiDi, we believe that our differences are our biggest source of strength. That’s why we are committed to promoting equal opportunities to all candidates and employees as an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Employment and advancement decisions at DiDi are always made based on the needs of the position and the qualifications of the candidate. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on their gender, age, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, pregnancy/maternity, disability, race, religion and beliefs, or any other status protected by applicable laws wherever we operate.

We are committed to building inclusive and diverse teams, and a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment, because that’s how we create better products and services, make better decisions and better serve the communities we’re a part of.