Senior Payroll Accountant/Admininstrator

HQ- San Jose, CA /
Business Operations – Finance /
Full-Time/Part-time
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We are looking for an experienced and highly self motivated payroll professional to add to the team.

The Sr. Payroll Accountant/payroll administrator responsibilities include  the preparation and processing of multi-states biweekly  payroll for over 400+ employees; approximately half of employees are hourly; review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; review payroll tax calculation and other special payroll deductions, submission of payroll data to ADP and prepare relevant payroll (payroll disbursement, PTO and payroll accrual)journal entries.  This position works closely with Human Resources to ensure the accuracy and integrity of employee pay data and must be vigilant in maintaining records and documentations to support internal and external audits. The Sr. Payroll Accountant/Payroll Administrator also coordinate tightly with Sr. Stock Administrator to ensure the timely remittance of all payroll tax withholding for RSU release and issuance, review and reconcile  all quarterly payroll tax returns prepared by ADP to internal records. 
A successful Sr. Payroll Accountant/Payroll Administrator should have strong organization skills, extremely detailed oriented, highly integrity minded and customer service focused. 

Required Education and Experience
Bachelors Degree in Business Administration/Finance/Accounting 
Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) is highly desired
5+ years in payroll role preferably with a public company as well as prior experience with the multi-shifts payroll structure
Experience with ADP system and deep understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll is strong plus
Strong knowledge of taxation requirements for NSO, RSU, ESPP equity plans 
Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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