Payroll Specialist

Foster City, CA /
Finance – Finance /
This position is responsible for accurate and timely payroll processing for the company’s operations, assisting in month-end close activities, under the guidance of the Senior Payroll Manager.


    • End-to-end payroll processing from data entries, timecard validations, to check distributions
    • Point of contact for employees’ payroll questions and concerns
    • Assist with maintaining employee/payment records and timekeeping records
    • Partner with People, Benefits, Finance and other departments, as appropriate
    • Year-end communication and reconciliations
    • Responding to government inquiries including wage verification and garnishment orders
    • Benefit audits and coordination with People/Benefits and 3rd party vendors
    • Leave of Absence Payment Calculation and entries
    • Audit support for the Senior Payroll Manager and Finance team
    • Other payroll related tasks upon request


    • Two or more years of payroll processing experience
    • Knowledge of payroll administration and related compliances
    • Attention to detail and diligence
    • Understanding the importance of confidentiality
    • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel and Word - Vlookup and pivot table are strongly preferred
    • Strong communication skills

Bonus Qualifications

    • Experience using Workday
    • Accounting or HR background
    • Bachelor Degree preferred
Zoox is a robotics company developing fully-autonomous vehicles and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We believe the transition to self-driving vehicles requires a combination of elegant vision and uncompromising execution. 

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A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.