Founded in 2008, Airbnb exists to create a world where anyone can belong anywhere, providing healthy travel that is local, authentic, diverse, inclusive and sustainable. Airbnb uniquely leverages technology to economically empower millions of people around the world to unlock and monetize their spaces, passions and talents to become hospitality entrepreneurs. Airbnb’s accommodation marketplace provides access to 6+ million unique places to stay in nearly 100,000 cities and 191 countries. With Experiences, Airbnb offers unprecedented access to local communities and interests through 30,000+ unique, handcrafted activities run by hosts across 1,000+ markets around the world. Airbnb’s people-to-people platform benefits all its stakeholders, including hosts, guests, employees and the communities in which it operates.



  • Work with our third party payroll providers and internal stakeholders to process and support the monthly payroll for International employees
  • Verify data from HR and third party systems
  • Ensure payroll is approved in accordance with pre-agreed deadlines
  • Ensure that all payroll processing related controls, corporate policy and statutory requirements are adhered to
  • Participate in the overall coordination and development of the payroll services
  • Ensure General Ledger postings accurately reflect monthly payroll and assist with balance sheet reconciliation queries
  • Identify process improvements to ensure payroll meets its performance requirements in an efficient manner
  • Support the wider Accounting, Finance, Tax, HR and Legal teams in ad hoc projects as required
  • Contribute to a culture of best-in-class and continuous improvement within the payroll team to drive process efficiency and optimisation


  • Recognised Payroll Qualification
  • Recognised Accounting Qualification Not essential


  • Preferable to have 10+ year’s experience in a payroll department
  • Self-motivated with enthusiasm for change
  • Ability to balance multiple request and workloads while prioritizing and meeting key deadlines
  • Ability to interact with a diverse group of departments, third parties and subject matter experts
  • Ability to own responsibilities and processes
  • Experience of processing EMEA payrolls essential and previous experience of processing
  • LATAM / APAC payrolls a bonus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Airbnb is committed to working with the best and brightest people from the broadest talent pool possible. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation.