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Manager, Payroll North America
Posted on 3/8/2022
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 8+ years of payroll experience at a global organization with multi-state payroll
  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • Payroll experience at a publicly listed company is required
  • CPP is required
  • Experience with major Payroll and ERP systems required (Workday Payroll, ADP SmartCompliance, NetSuite)
  • Knowledge of state and federal wage and tax laws
  • Excellent project management skills and the ability to collaborate with management and others in the company
  • Strong organizational, analytical, communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Payroll Operations
  • Oversee the preparation, review and approval of the full cycle payroll process; as well as off-cycle payments for NA payroll using Workday; optimize current Workday processes and procedures
  • Partner with Compensation & Benefits, HRIS, HRS, Equity, and Accounting teams to ensure accurate and timely processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, taxes, and other deductions
  • Assist with SOX compliance by adhering to internal policies and controls, as well as compliance with external laws and regulatory guidance, while maintaining documentation for payroll processes and implementing improvements
  • Assist with accounting/general ledger functions as it relates to payroll and compensation (journal entries, payroll accruals, account reconciliations, etc.)
  • Manage external relationships with 3rd party vendors, government audits, and support analysis for procedures to validate and reconcile payroll data
  • Other responsibilities include but are not limited to participating in special projects or ad hoc analyses as assigned. In particular, the experience of onboarding employees from acquired companies is a strong plus
  • Payroll Tax/Equity
  • Process daily stock option exercises, RSU and NSO and ISO's releases and settlements using E*Trade
  • Review and maintain compliance with all appropriate local, state and federal income tax laws
  • Ensure payroll tax filings are timely and accurately prepared by third party provider on a daily, monthly, and quarterly basis; including annual W-2s
Desired Qualifications
  • Global stock plan administration/management experience is a plus

5,001-10,000 employees

Leading music and podcast streaming platform
Company Overview
Spotify's mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity — by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by it. Today, Spotify is the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with 406m users, including 180m subscribers, across 184 markets.
  • Extensive learning opportunities, through our dedicated team, GreenHouse
  • Global parental leave, six months off - fully paid - for all new parents
  • Flexible public holidays, swap days off according to your values and beliefs
  • Flexible share incentives letting you choose how you share in our success
  • All The Feels, our employee assistance program and self-care hub
  • Spotify On Tour, join your colleagues on trips to industry festivals and events
Company Values
  • Innovative: We move fast and take big risks
  • Sincere: We have no time for internal politics
  • Passionate: We revel in what we do
  • Collaborative: We recognize that we're all in this together
  • Playful: We don't take ourselves too seriously