As Senior Payroll Manager, you will support and manage all aspects of the employee payroll process from preparation, records maintenance, monthly reporting, and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and payroll tax obligations. You will help shape the payroll function of a rapidly expanding organization both domestically and in new international markets.
 
What You'll Do
  • Process bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll for Via’s US subsidiaries. In doing so, work closely with the People Operations and Finance team to ensure accurate and timely reflection of payroll changes.
  • Liaise with managers to ensure timely review and approval of hourly employee time sheets.
  • Work in tandem with our payroll provider to understand tax requirements for new jurisdictions, changes in wage and tax laws, and other regulatory changes that may impact Via payroll. You will be the primary lead in setting up new payroll tax accounts for Via’s expansion cities and states.
  • Perform periodic audits of the payroll system data to ensure accuracy of employee pay information. Design and implement process improvements and internal controls to the payroll process.
  • Lead all aspects of the monthly financial reporting process as it relates to payroll related items. Produce additional reporting as needed for other internal and external reporting purposes on employee headcount and payroll related information.
  • Work closely with Finance, Legal, and People Ops to identify partners, and implement payroll processes and systems for new international markets.
  • Resolve issues and answer payroll-related questions in a timely manner
  • In performing the above, exercise the highest degree of confidentiality relative to all payroll information and employee privacy initiatives.
Who You Are
  • 5+ years of relevant payroll experience
  • Passionate about improving processes and developing innovative solutions
  • Proven excellence in developing / revamping internal operations
  • Mature, reliable, able to make independent decisions, and to juggle multiple tasks effectively
  • Have a strong sense of ownership; you don’t shy away from the details and you’re committed to completing each task with a high degree of accuracy
  • Tech savvy, with a strong understanding of the landscape of HRIS systems and proficiency in advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a strong academic record.
  • Workday experience preferred

Compensation and Benefits

  • Final salary will be determined by the candidate’s experience, knowledge, and skills. Salary reflected does not include equity or variable pay, where applicable
  • Salary Range: $110,000 - $150,000 per year 

We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around. 

With the addition of Remix into our portfolio, we created the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies, offering world-class software, service design, and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves.

Via was founded with the guiding principle that we go further when we go together. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated at Via.

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Via is an equal opportunity employer. 

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