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ForeScout Technologies, Inc. Payroll Assistant Manager in Pune, India

Payroll Assistant Manager

Finance Pune, India


What We Do

Forescout is on a mission to secure the Enterprise of Things with active defense by identifying, segmenting and enforcing compliance of every connected thing. In real time. And at scale. Our unified security platform enables enterprises and government agencies to focus on Zero Trust segmentation, IT/OT convergence and OT/ICS innovation, all supporting our mission and vision.Join us as we secure the world with our products. We are looking for resourceful and gritty individuals to collaborate as one team while ensuring a world-class customer experience. We are cyber-obsessed about addressing the world’s most challenging security problems. Innovation starts here, everyone’s ideas are valued, visionaries welcomed!

What You Will Do

The Payroll Assistant Manager role is a critical role within our Payroll Function, responsible for our India entity end to end payroll duties. We are looking for a specialist/SME who can handle this role into our next chapter of setting up in-house processes: Extending our current systems and processes – infrastructure that has served our over 3,000+ customer base, across 70 countries and our over 1,000 employees at revenue levels exceeding $300 million annually – on to the next level: 1,000+ employees and annual revenues approaching $500M.

Key routine responsibilities of the role include handling our India entity’s complete payroll cycle with full ownership and accountability. Ensuring compliance with the policies and laws. This position will partner with the Corporate team in the US to ensure maintaining the necessary infrastructure, compliance and processes within our global operations.

Key non-routine responsibilities of the role include extending our current systems and processes to levels necessary to continue the Company’s rapid growth trajectory

The position will report to the Director of Accounting based in India.

The Payroll Assistant Manager will possess strong organizational, and communication skills. The candidate will be self-motivated with the ability to provide solutions for issues identified. The successful candidate is a competent individual with integrity, accountability, strong interpersonal skills, and a team player. The position requires a “hands-on” person who is flexible, hard-working and able to work well under pressure. The primary duties and responsibilities of the role include below but are not limited to

Key Responsibilities:

  • End to End payroll processing through a payroll platform with a thorough knowledge of applicable statutory deductions and benefits (PF, PT, ESIC, LWF etc.,) (for 200 employees)

  • Work with ADP Celergo team to ensure the newly implemented process is standardized, error-free and any risks are mitigated.

  • Collaborate with HR and finance teams to ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll.

  • Validation of final payroll input versus output.

  • Establish standardized procedures to outline TAT (turnaround time) for payroll queries and organize helpdesk sessions (both remote and on-site).

  • Ensure F&F is processed after the handover of company assets and clearances.

  • Preparation and filing of quarterly ETDS – FORM 26Q and FORM 27Q and issuing the FORM 16A certificate on time.

  • Resolving queries of exited employees regarding F&F settlement.

  • Preparation of revised salary fitment during the performance appraisal period.

  • Coordinating/liaising with statutory compliance vendors to ensure the organisation complies with all the applicable Labor laws and Acts.

  • Ensure compliance with National, state, and local regulations related to payroll, taxes, and benefits, including maintenance of applicable statutory registers

  • Processing Monthly, Quarterly and Annual returns.

  • Collaborating with business leaders to align reward strategies with organisational goals and performance objectives.

  • Assist in internal and external audits related to payroll and compliance matters. Prepare necessary documentation as required for audit purposes

  • Stay updated on changes in Indian labour laws and statutory requirements related to payroll.

  • Identify areas of process improvement within payroll and compliance functions.

  • Compensation-related trends to be prepared and sent to the Delivery Heads.

  • Support any special projects in job grading and job evaluations as per the organisation’s policy. Partner with HRBPs and Business leaders to maintain an appropriate grade structure and ensure effective governance.

  • Prepare monthly payroll accounting and reconciliations, including variance analysis to share with the Management and highlight any major deviations.

    Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Accomplished Senior / Lead Payroll Specialist with 4-8 years of progressive experience in Payroll and Statutory Compliance , preferably with experience in high growth environments (high technology, specifically in the software industry preferred)

  • ADP Celergo experience is preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of National, state, and local payroll tax laws and regulations.

  • Experience working on EPFO, Income Tax and other necessary portals

  • Experience with auditing of challans and necessary statutory factors

  • The person should be sensitive and mature about handling employees' concerns/query

  • Proficient with MS Excel.

  • System savvy and ability to work with different applications and databases; experience with Oracle Fusion Cloud, NetSuite and other cloud-based ERPs is a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work independently, yet cooperatively and constructively, in a team environment.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with strong attention to detail

  • Proven success in building and managing team

  • The Person should be ready to travel to other office locations if needed.

    More About Forescout

    Forescout Technologies, Inc. delivers automated cybersecurity across the digital terrain, maintaining continuous alignment of customers’ security frameworks with their digital realities, including all asset types – IT, OT, IoT, IoMT. The Forescout Continuum Platform provides complete asset visibility, continuous compliance, network segmentation and a strong foundation for Zero Trust. For more than 20 years, Fortune 100 organisations and government agencies have trusted Forescout to provide automated cybersecurity at scale. Forescout arms customers with data-powered intelligence to accurately detect risks and quickly remediate cyberthreats without disruption of critical business assets. Learn more at ( .

    Our Mission

    To continuously identify, protect, and ensure the compliance of all cyber assets across the modern organisation.

    Our Vision

    A world where every cyber asset is seen, secure and compliant.

    Our Cultural Values

  • One Team – We all work together, and we all win together.

  • Cyber Obsessed – We are curious about technology, innovative and passionate about solving problems.

  • Customer Driven – We listen, we learn, and we make it right.

  • Relentless – We're smart, determined, and find a way. We figure stuff out.

  • Collaborative, without Ego – No one succeeds alone. We strive to be the humble person that people want to work with.

    Our DEI Statement

    At Forescout, we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of background, experiences, and perspectives leads to innovation, creativity, and better decision making. We strive to create an environment where all team members feel valued, respected, and empowered. We actively promote equal opportunities and fair treatment for all individuals, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. By embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, we aspire to build a successful culture where we work together and win together as One Team.

    Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.   If this opportunity intrigues you, we would love for you to apply!

    NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Forescout does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.   All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Forescout employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Employment Placement Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature.   No fee will be paid in the event.


Forescout Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We value and embrace diversity, equality, inclusion, and collaboration at the core of our “One Team” philosophy. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.