Senior Payroll Manager

We're looking for a hands-on senior manager of payroll who will oversee global payroll and manage a current team of 1. You'll partner closely with HR to ensure that processes and roles are aligned in order to support the Company’s rapid growth. You'll also serve as a point of contact for all internal and external payroll inquiries.

Here's what you'll be doing:

  • Full-cycle processing of US payroll on a semi-monthly basis for 400+ employees working in 35+ states and assist with International payroll for 10+ countries, as needed.
  • Provide guidance related to Federal, State, and Local payroll compliance, including tax withholding, garnishments.
  • Manage the timecard submission and approval process and follow-up with managers on any timecard questions or issues.
  • Identify recommendations to scale processes to enhance payroll operational efficiency including the design and implementation of internal controls and maintain payroll policies and procedures
  • Prepare/review accounting journal entries and monthly reconciliations.
  • Maintain the Payroll inbox and answer employee questions in a timely manner.
  • Process employee requested changes.
  • Lead the key annual audits (e.g. 401(k) audit, worker’s compensation, external financial audit).
  • Coordinate standard and ad-hoc payroll reports as needed by various internal departments such as Finance, Accounting, Legal, Sales Operations and HR.

What we need from you:


  • BA degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPP certification a strong plus

Relevant Experience

  • 10+ years relevant work experience in payroll 
  • Global payroll and multi-state US payroll with both exempt and non-exempt employees
  • Public company experience a plus
  • Paylocity and NetSuite experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Working knowledge of multi-state payroll processing best practices and procedures, relevant payroll-related standards, regulations and other related requirements to process payroll timely and accurately. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) skills and attention to detail. 
  • Strong desire to learn and grow! 
  • Self-motivated, flexible and deadline-oriented. 
  • Multi-tasking and time management skills, upbeat demeanor, and ability to stay organized in a fast-paced environment and work with a sense of urgency. 
  • Ability to adhere to the highest ethical standards and unwavering integrity. 
  • Strong system and data flow knowledge. Ability to learn and adapt to new process flows and software technologies.
  • Team-oriented approach – can participate as an effective team member as well as work cross-functionally with other organizations.

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