Senior Payroll Accountant

Posted on 2/2/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops software for digital transportation networks


New York, NY, USA

  • Minimum of 5+ years of hands-on and multi-state payroll experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret and apply taxation, withholding, and reporting requirements at federal, state, and local levels.
  • Strong understanding of payroll accounting, journal entry preparation, and general ledger reconciliations
  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, and/or business related fields with a strong academic record.
  • Prior experience with Workday and experience at a fast-growing startup would be a plus
  • Process semi-monthly payroll for Via’s US subsidiaries and ensure complete, accurate, and timely processing of payroll changes.
  • Liaise with managers to ensure timely review and approval of hourly employee time sheets.
  • Collaborate with payroll provider to understand and address tax requirements for new jurisdictions, changes in wage and tax laws, and other regulatory changes.
  • Perform periodic audits of the payroll system data to ensure accuracy of employees’ pay data.
  • Design and implement process improvements and internal controls around the payroll process.
  • Lead all aspects of the monthly financial reporting process related to payroll.
  • Work closely with Finance, Legal, and People Ops to identify service providers and support the implementation of new payroll systems and processes for new international markets.
  • Resolve issues and answer payroll-related questions and requests in a timely manner.
  • Exercise the highest degree of confidentiality relative to all payroll information and employee privacy initiatives.

Via is at the forefront of transforming public and private transportation systems worldwide through its advanced digital software solutions. By digitizing established transportation infrastructures and introducing technologically upgraded services, this company not only enhances service quality but also significantly cuts down operating costs. Working here, you'll be part of a globally recognized team, committed to innovation and efficiency in over 35 countries, making it an excellent workplace for those passionate about impactful technological advancements in transportation.

Company Stage

Series G

Total Funding



New York, New York



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive salaries and equity packages.

Health and wellness benefits.

Local volunteer opportunities.

Support for all new parents.

Learning opportunities through our Via-Versity.

Employee Resource Groups.