Senior Payroll Analyst


San Francisco, CA, USA

Full time

Oct 27

This job is no longer accepting applications.

The Sr. Payroll Analyst is responsible for the administration of the day to day U.S. payroll operations and accuracy of the U.S. semi-monthly payrolls. You will be a resource to employees and perform related job functions as required.


  • Process semi-monthly U.S. payrolls - approximately 1300 people
  • Process timesheets for approximately 100 people
  • Journal entry uploads into SAP after each payroll run
  • Audit data integrity between Workday HRIS and ADP Payroll to ensure both systems are in sync
  • Process daily stock transactions in ADP for compliance and reporting
  • Partner with HR team in processing domestic payrolls
  • Partner with Internal and external business partners to test new functional system
  • enhancements, system updates and integrations
  • Assist with year-end close to ensure a smooth year-end and to provide accurate W2's
  • Identify and participate in process improvement projects, including various implementation and
  • upgrades
  • Respond to employee inquiries timely
  • Participate in payroll projects and planning
  • Process garnishments, unemployment wage claims and tax tracers as needed
  • Provide feedback to improve payroll processes
  • Create accounting journal entries for month-end close
  • Complete reconciliations of accounts for month-end, quarter-end and year-end close
  • Administration and auditing of ESPP

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proficient in MS Excel including advanced formulas functions (Vlookups, Pivot tables)
  • Knowledgeable of U.S. wage and hourly laws
  • Experience with accounting processes and month-end close including journal entries and
  • reconciliations as it relates to payroll
  • Working knowledge with ADP Workforce Now, ADP timesheets (TLM), Workday and SAP
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong ability to maintain confidentiality for payroll, stock and other employee personal
  • information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ADP WFN (payroll system)
  • ADP TLM (timesheets)
  • Workday (HRIS)
  • SAP (Accounting system)
  • Stock experience a plus
  • ESPP administration experience a plus

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