Catapult Sports is hiring a

Global Payroll Manager

Boston, United States



Our mission is to improve the performance of athletes and teams, which we do by engineering the premier technology platform for sport. We've been at the forefront of sports technology and science since 2006 - we don't just work in the sporting industry, we are actively changing its future.  Our solutions are designed to help athletes and coaches “play smart” in a world where 1% can literally mean the difference between winning and losing.


We work with over 3,000 teams around the world, empowering coaches, managers and trainers in premier teams in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, EPL, AFL, NRL, NCAA and more. We provide the information they need to optimise athletes’ health, game-day readiness, and performance, as well as in-game tactics.  Our solutions include wearable technology, video analytics, and athlete monitoring solutions, and we are passionate about helping sports organizations at all levels to better scout, recruit, teach, and win.


We Want People Who Are Passionate About Providing Amazing Service

The Global Payroll Manager role is based in Boston and spans all regions and subsidiaries in which the Company operates. This role reports directly to the Global Financial Controller (who is based in Boston) and requires a detailed and thorough knowledge of global payroll requirements in multiple countries, particularly our key markets of the US, the UK, Australia and Ireland. This is an opportunity for someone who is motivated to work for a global leader in its industry and be willing to be a key member of a successful global finance team. The successful candidate will have the interesting yet challenging opportunity to work across different functions of the company in a fast paced and supportive environment.


Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities


  • Accurate coordination and delivery of global payroll for > 500 employees across +30 countries (including both fortnightly and monthly payruns) and liaising with various external payroll providers
  • Administer the payroll inbox and action all requests and queries or escalate accordingly
  • Ensuring compliance and processing payroll related payments for employee payroll taxes (e.g. PAYE / PAYG), authorised payroll deductions, superannuation / pension contributions and parental leave on a global scale
  • Setting up new starters and processing leavers, and processing any additions/deductions/changes to each payrun
  • Completing the first review of all payroll calculations, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail are adhered to at all times and are delivered in a timely manner
  • Preparing employee contracts and letters as requested
  • Maintaining employee records
  • Providing advice regarding Award / EBA interpretation and other relevant payroll legislation
  • Preparing and remitting monthly headcount reporting
  • Preparing/correlating and remitting monthly and YTD employee cost reporting


General Requirements


  • Experience dealing with outsourced payroll providers on a global level (across multiple regions and timezones:  ADP, Velocity Global, Elements/Approvpay, Cassas)
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Microsoft Office proficiency, specifically intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • A proactive self-starter, inquisitive and detail oriented, resourceful, and able to use your initiative to problem solve and generate ideas to improve the efficiency of current processes
  • Effective relationship building and communication skills across multi-regions, business areas and cultures.




  • We have amazing people. We can promise you will work with some of the most ambitious and intelligent people in an exciting industry, and you will do some of the best work of your life.
  • We encourage our people to have constructive, open and honest communication in order to make Catapult extraordinary; innovate and create smart solutions; establish a collaborative, yet challenging, environment to develop our performance and the performance of our customers.
  • Our workforce spans more than 20 countries, you'll have the opportunity to work across multiple nationalities and cultures, and build your global awareness and capability 
  • We value improvement and development. We are challenging ourselves to continuously grow and become a high-performance company. That means we maintain a growth mindset in everything we do, and our people are always looking for ways to do things better.  There is unlimited opportunity to grow, do more, and do better.

Whether you’re interested in sports or not, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing your work is supporting some of the most successful teams and athletes on the planet! 


Research shows that while men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised groups tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job ad, please still get in touch! We would love to have a chat and see if you could be a great addition to our team. We are building the future of sports performance, our priority is to find the brightest talent that can add to our team culture, those who actively contribute and who are excited about what they do.


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