Payroll Manager
Posted on 4/27/2023
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Human Resources Information System (HRIS)
  • Desire to build and manage a global payroll function
  • AA/BA/BS in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field preferred
  • 8 plus years of payroll experience with multi-state and international payroll required
  • CPP Certification preferred
  • Detail and accuracy oriented
  • Prior startup/high-growth company experience
  • Advanced experience using payroll systems such as ADP, etc. a must
  • Experience with enterprise-level accounting systems, NetSuite or similar (e.g., Intacct, Oracle, etc.)
  • Strong quantitative skills and knowledge of national, regional and international laws on payroll and taxes as we grow rapidly
  • Understanding federal and state wage and hour laws
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Knowledge of tax implications for various types of equity awards (ISO, NSO, RSU, ESPP, etc.)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and internal/external partners
  • Integrity and sound judgment always maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Experience managing across functions and businesses to accomplish large scale goals in a fast paced, high-growth setting
  • Confidence, good judgment, energy, and personality to work in a dynamic environment across all levels of management and across business units and functions
  • Ownership of multi-state and international payrolls for all categories of employees. This includes ensuring timeliness, accuracy, completeness, and proper cut-off for each payroll cycle as well as compliance with internal policies and applicable regulations
  • Process bi-weekly and semi-monthly payroll using ADP and process final pay for terminations. Assist in new hire setup, handle tax form processing, benefits deductions setup, terminations, garnishments, etc. Collaborate with HR in employee onboarding and offboarding processes that impact payroll and compensation/benefits/tax issues
  • Review and audit employee voluntary deductions including medical benefits, FSA, 401(k) contributions and loans; coordinate administration of garnishments, support payments, and other required withholdings
  • Manage the workflow of payroll data processing, as well as changes to the employee record, in the HRIS to ensure all payroll transactions are completed accurately and timely
  • Project lead for payroll-related projects, including continuous development of processes that are scalable and support the company's growth
  • Audit payroll data for accuracy, including performing reconciliation between the general ledger and bank accounts and investigating any unresolved discrepancies
  • Ensure proper setup of state payroll registrations on an as needed basis
  • Maintain compliance with state and local tax jurisdictions- monitoring state, provincial, and local registrations for payroll taxes, local health and state unemployment insurance, workers compensation, etc
  • Work with international payroll providers and PEO for timely processing of payroll, in compliance with internal policies and resolve any issues
  • Analyze and resolve escalated payroll issues and inquiries from employees
  • Review and process payment of monthly and quarterly sales commissions/bonuses and associated accounting requirements
  • Manage new state registrations for withholding tax, SUI and any applicable local taxes; ensure compliance with federal, state and local payroll, wage and hour laws and best practices
  • Ensure timely and accurate W-2 preparation at the end of year

201-500 employees

Open source time series database
Company Overview
InfluxData is committed to helping their customers build cool stuff that transforms their business in less time. They help developers at organizations including Cisco, IBM, and PayPal build real-time IoT, analytics and cloud applications with time-stamped data.
  • Remote-first, work from anywhere environment
  • Allowance for home office setup or co-working space
  • 10-minute workday company-wide stand-ups to stay connected with our colleagues from around the world!
  • Fun, remote-friendly events throughout the year such as trivia, paint-alongs, yoga, Meditation Mondays, and many more.
  • Diversity & Inclusion Counsel with educational events
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Work-life balance that is truly a part of our culture
  • Medical/Dental/Vision – we cover 100% of premiums for you and dependents
  • Generous company contributions to your FSA or HSA
  • Mental health programs such as TalkSpace, Headspace and more
  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Time Off policy – and we actually encourage you to use it!
  • Annual educational budget
  • Financial planning
Company Core Values
  • We value each other
  • We get stuff done
  • We believe humility drives learning
  • We embrace failure
  • We are committed to open source