Company: Weatherford
Skills: Payroll
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in more than 80 countries and has a network of approximately 700 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 26,500 people.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.


This position will provide high- level management of the US/IA payroll function. This will include ensuring proper and adequate controls and processes as well as managing and developing the payroll staff. This position ensures accuracy of payroll in accordance with government regulations and interfaces with the IT Department to optimize and implement payroll systems.


Manage the US and International payroll function, including rationalization of payroll, time keeping and other systems

Develop and implement best practices, key performance indicators and metrics for the function

Functionally responsible for managing payroll staff to ensure payrolls are processed timely and accurately

Must understand and comply with all Weatherford's safety rules and company policies

Oversee and manage the relationships with outsourced payroll vendors

Maintain effective internal controls and proactively work to identify and implement efficiency improvements

To the extent possible, drive consistency in payroll practices, controls, and management reporting.

Ensure payroll services are processed in accordance with established global policies and procedures along with all legislative compliance requirements

Initiate and direct payroll and benefits accounting process improvement activities to maximize the efficient use of resources

Comply with company policies and government regulations that impact the processing of payroll

Partner with IT, HR, Finance, and Legal on issues such as processing of employee health and welfare benefits, bonus payments, integration of acquisitions/divestitures, changes to HR providers, etc.

Process payrolls globally

Maintain confidentiality of any payroll, private employee information and any proprietary information and ensure payroll information is secure

Confer with key stakeholders and leadership regarding payroll needs



Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field

10- 15 years of relevant payroll experience

Proven success in partnering with top leaders, leading change initiatives and setting payroll strategies

Proven track record as a trusted advisor and partner with business leadership, along with demonstrated project management, analytical and process orientation skills

Demonstrated success in payroll systemstrategy, and governance; demonstrated success managing complex and competing organizational priorities in a fast- paced environment

Ability to think strategically and objectively

Strong knowledge of individual states' regulatory requirements ; strong knowledge of US payroll tax requirements


Strong knowledge of Peoplesoft, Orbitz, Sage, ADP and Infinium payroll systems

Accounting experience

Certified Payroll Professionals (CPP) or other recognized payroll certifications

Global, international payroll experience


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.


At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.


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