Global Payroll Manager Interview Series – John Lestock CPP, CEBS, QPA (Part 2)

July 26, 2019 | Payslip 5 mins read

Last week we brought you the first part of our Global Payroll Leader series with John Lestock, Global Payroll Accountant CPP at Boeing. 

This week it’s part 2 of that interesting interview. Listen to John speak about how a company can utilize payroll data for strategic decision making and John’s advice for companies who are scaling internationally and looking for a Global Payroll Solution.

John Lestock, CPP, CEBS, QPA is a global payroll accountant at The Boeing Company.  He has over 25 years of experience as an accountant specializing in payroll and pension plans (both defined contribution and defined benefit plans).  His diverse experience includes payroll tax accounting, compliance auditing of futures and options trading, sales and use tax preparation, defined benefit pension plan administration, defined contribution plan accounting, and corporate accounting.   

John is currently a vice president of the APA and he was a member of the Board of Advisors representing Region 3.  He is the past president and current government liaison of the Rainier Chapter APA in Seattle.  In addition, John is the current treasurer and past president of the Pacific Northwest Chapter for the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists (ISCEBS).  

Stay tuned to more interviews with Global Payroll Leaders over the coming weeks!

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