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Global Payroll Director

Date: Dec 9, 2018

Location: Providence, RI, US

Company: IGT

Req #: 58738

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IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

The Global Payroll Director will provide strategic direction globally for payroll in approximately 60 countries, including consolidating payrolls when possible.  Ensures accuracy of payroll in accordance with government regulations.  Interfaces with the IT/HRIS Departments to optimize and implement payroll systems.  This position typically works under limited supervision and direction and is part of the Global HR Services group. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.


  • Provide direction world-wide regarding payroll strategy, systems, and departmental collaboration
  • Establishes operational objectives and work plans and delegates assignments to Payroll Analysts
  • Implement global payroll provider in applicable countries
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the global payroll resources, including quality control over payroll in 60  countries, with a focus on continuous improvement to standardize and simplify our processes
  • Provides direction of project management tasks
  • Ensure accuracy for all withholdings regardless of nature that impact pay results; benefits, taxes that pertain to each location 
  • Ensure all tax deposits and returns and compliance reporting are submitted on a timely basis
  • Oversees US payroll operations
  • Develop strong working relationships with all teams within the organization
  • Coordinate documentation of world-wide payroll policies and procedures
  • Provides direction world-wide regarding payroll strategy, systems, and departmental collaboration
  • Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives
  • To the extent possible given varying international payroll and business requirements, drives consistency in payroll practices, controls, and management reporting. Evaluates and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of the department.


  • 10 years of payroll experience, including US and global operations
  • 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Experienced with ADP and the aptitude to learn new systems
  • Experience with SuccessFactors a plus
  • Familiar with taxable wages, compliance and payroll related forms
  • An ability to plan and manage multiple projects as well as strong organizational skills
  • Able to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and plans of action
  • Able to prepare reports and represent ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing



IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Job Segment: Payroll, Manager, HR, Information Systems, QC, Finance, Management, Human Resources, Technology, Quality

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