Turo is seeking an experienced Senior Payroll Manager to create and take ownership of our payroll process and help build a best-in-class payroll function. The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years of payroll processing experience with a proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally with business partners. This position reports directly to the SVP, Accounting & Corporate Controller, and will be a key partner between Accounting, People Ops and outside vendors to ensure collaborative and successful cross-team initiatives, including system upgrades and improvements, as well as all accounting, legislative, and compliance issues. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, enjoys hands-on payroll process and is excited about the opportunity to make a difference. The Senior Payroll Manager will manage the processing of semi-monthly, multi-state payroll in the U.S. utilizing ADP WorkforceNow.  This individual will also be responsible for managing payroll in Canada and the UK with our third-party payroll processors in each country.  This person will assist in preparing spreadsheets and analysis for the monthly close process and annual audits.

Core Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for day to day global payroll operations and processing, ensuring payroll is processed timely and accurately;
  • Hands on payroll processing and for approximately 400 US multi-state employees;
  • Manage relationships with third-party international payroll vendors in Canada and the UK;
  • Review quarterly and annual payroll tax filings; ensure all local statutory payroll and fringe benefit reporting requirements are met;
  • Respond to tax notices, wage orders, and governmental correspondences;
  • Act as employee liaison for all payroll related queries. Provide exceptional customer service, promptly addressing all related questions and concerns;
  • Act as a business partner to the People Ops and Accounting teams, providing guidance and support in the implementation of corporate initiatives;
  • Ensure stock activity for employees is properly processed and reported. Report transactions to various countries in accordance to stock types and reporting requirements of each country;
  • Support various external, payroll and agency audits, both domestic and international;
  • Responsible for the generation of payroll related journal entries, assistance in completion of account reconciliations of key payroll accounts, and supporting month end accounting close activities;
  • Develop and enforce payroll policies and procedures to ensure proper internal controls and efficient processes;
  • Oversee 401k handling, funding, audits and manage relationship with third party vendor;
  • Responsible for continuous improvement and lead implementation of best in class payroll and employee-facing systems;
  • Assist with special projects as needed.


  • A minimum of eight years of experience managing end to end payroll process, preferably for a public, multinational company;
  • Experience managing multiple third-party payroll providers in international locations;
  • Thorough knowledge of the entire payroll process including wage and tax compliance requirements across domestic and multiple international payrolls;
  • Bachelors degree, or equivalent, in Human Resources, Finance or related field preferred;
  • CPP, CIPP or relevant payroll certification preferred;
  • General knowledge of benefits programs;
  • Prior accounting and GL account reconciliation experience a plus;
  • Public company and Sox Compliance experience preferred;
  • Advanced payroll systems skills required and strong knowledge of HRIS and benefit administration tools preferred;
  • ADP WorkforceNow experience is strongly preferred;
  • Excellent management and organizational skills;
  • A high level of attention to detail;
  • Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines;
  • Must be able to handle confidential, sensitive information and adhere to company’s privacy policies;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills needed to interface and establish rapport with all levels of the organization;
  • A proactive, high energy attitude geared towards achieving continuous improvement;
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced, rapidly evolving, and data driven organization


  • Competitive salary and meaningful equity
  • Employer paid medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Apple equipment
  • Flexible time off with 9 paid holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental leave
  • Weekly catered lunch
  • Stocked kitchen and beverages
  • Company-sponsored happy hours and team events
  • Turo owner matching and vehicle reimbursement program
  • Turo travel credit every month

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. When in doubt, please apply!

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