Payroll and Compensation Specialist - NUBANK

Nubank is a leading financial technology company in Latin America
Recursos Humanos
Vicente Lopez

Nubank is a leading financial technology company in Latin America. Its first product, launched in 2014, is a no-fee credit card that is fully managed by a mobile app. Almost 30 million people have requested the product since launch, and the company has passed the 12 million customer mark. In 2017, Nubank launched its proprietary loyalty rewards program ("Nubank Rewards"), as well as a digital account ("NuConta") that is already used by 8 million people. This year, the company began testing its personal loan product and took its first steps in international expansion, opening offices in Mexico and Argentina. To date, Nubank has raised around US$820 million in seven equity investment rounds from TCV, Sequoia Capital, Kaszek Ventures, Tiger Global Management, QED, Founders Fund, DST Global, Redpoint Ventures, Ribbit Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, Thrive Capital and Tencent. Recently, Nubank was elected as the most innovative company in Latin America and ranked no. 36 on Fast Company´s 50 Most Innovative Companies ranking.

Our People & Culture team

Nu is taking its first steps in Argentina, and we are searching for passionate individuals who are looking to apply their strategic knowledge to help us build strong and diverse teams, while growing our presence in Buenos Aires. As the Payroll and Comp Lead, you would be one of the first members of the People & Culture team, a fundamental piece to help us shape and foster our culture in Argentina. 

You will:

  • Coordinate and monitor the payroll processing, outsourced to a third party. Inform new employees and terminations, monthly payroll changes and ensure mandatory payroll records are maintained by third party..

  • Guide new employees through the formal onboarding process in coordination with the third party provider. Collect documentation and make sure all legal requirements are met.

  • Act as touchpoint for payroll, benefits and office related matters.

  • Suggest initiatives for employee´s well-being, implement and create policies for payroll, benefits and some office processes.

  • Conduct internal and external benchmarking on payroll delivery best practices and bring up more efficient solutions.

  • Produce analysis and recommendations regarding compensation and benefits. Source and analyze compensation market data and surveys.

  • Liaise with the global compensation team for consistency across countries and global reporting.

  • Temporarily, coordinate travel arrangements for the Argentine team.

How we work

We strive for state-of-the-art People & Culture practices, you will be working in a group with varying levels of experience and diverse backgrounds and you will be responsible for improving our employee experience from the start.

We believe in:

  • Good team chemistry;

  • Capacity to keep learning new things while constantly improving what we are already good at;

  • Collaborating efficiently to deliver a great experience to our employees.



  • +7 years experience in payroll and compensation positions

  • Full time availability, disposition to travel to Brazil opportunistically

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English



  • Competitive compensation package, including opportunity to earn equity ownership in Nubank

  • Health insurance - OSDE 310 for you and your primary family

  • 10 business days of paid vacation + 5 Nubank extra days

  • Meal allowance by Edenred 

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to have a product for everyone, and we build strong and diverse teams that rise up to the challenge. We are a team of the most creative people in technology, and we hire under equal opportunity, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or background. We are proud to say that 30% of Nu recognize themselves as part of the LGBTQ+ community, and 40% of our team identify as women, in all positions and seniority levels. We are a very process-light organization that values human interactions, and that is a very important part of our culture. At Nu, everyone has the opportunity to speak up and participate, grow and share ideas.