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Bengaluru, India

Payroll Specialist

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TypeFull time
Requisition IDJOBREQ-2412999

Role Description

The opportunity

We are looking for a talented Payroll Specialist to join Unity’s growing payroll operations team in India! You will be leading the payroll for India and other key geographies serving as the main point of contact and subject matter expert for all payroll-related matters.

At Unity, you’ll make a difference. In a collaborative, fast-growing environment, we’re redefining development, solving hard problems, and enabling the success of our community. Inclusion at Unity is driven by one overarching framework: Empathy, Respect, and Opportunity.

This is a hybrid role based in our Bangalore office. General working hours for this role will be 2pm-11pm IST during the weekdays.

What you'll be doing

  • Payroll Preparation: Prepare payrolls for India and other key geographies, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and timeliness. This includes processing various payroll transactions and providing regular reports to key partners.
  • Off-Cycle Payments: Prepare off-cycle manual payments as needed, including the necessary calculations and system entries.
  • Payroll Auditing: Audit payroll data and reports for errors, and resolve any identified payroll issues.
  • Issue Resolution and Customer Service: Address payroll issues, resolve concerns in a timely manner, and provide excellent customer service to stakeholders. This includes resolving inquiries related to payroll earnings, deductions, and tax withholding.
  • Compliance and Project Assistance: Ensure payroll compliance with company policy and local tax legislation, and assist with payroll projects, including M&A integrations and system implementations.

What we're looking for

  • Software Proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency in payroll and HRIS software, Microsoft Office Suite, and other databases, with a preference for advanced Excel skills.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of payroll regulations, tax laws, reporting requirements, and labor legislation in India, with experience in processing payroll for other geographies(ex. European region).
  • Analytical Skills: An analytical individual with high attention to detail, excellent problem-solving skills, and a proficiency for accuracy.
  • Adaptability and Process Management: Ability to work in a regularly changing and fast-paced environment, balancing speed and quality, and thriving in a role involving manual and automated processes in a transactional-based payroll environment.
  • Communication and Collaboration: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with the ability to effectively collaborate across the company, experience with equity reporting (RSU’s and Stock Options), and a strong understanding of process controls.

You might also have

  • Experience with processing payroll in Workday, Cloudpay 
  • Experience with processing payroll for EMEA countries such as Israel, Lithuania, Finland, UK, France and Ireland
  • Payroll related Certification

Additional information

  • Relocation support is not available for this position.
  • International relocation support is not available for this position.
  • Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.


Life at Unity

Unity [NYSE: U] is the world's leading platform of tools for creators to build and grow real-time games, apps, and experiences across multiple platforms. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, infrastructure experts, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to bring their imaginations to life across multiple platforms, from mobile, PC, and console, to spatial computing.

As of the fourth quarter of 2023, more than 69% of the top 1,000 mobile games are made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1,000 games in the Google Play Store and iOS App Store. In 2023, Made with Unity applications had an average of 3.7 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, disability, gender, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please fill out this form to let us know.

This position requires the incumbent to have a sufficient knowledge of English to have professional verbal and written exchanges in this language since the performance of the duties related to this position requires frequent and regular communication with colleagues and partners located worldwide and whose common language is English. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

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