Payroll Lead San Francisco

Help scale our finance infrastructure globally!

Stripe is building a world class finance team responsible for shaping our understanding of how Stripe is performing as a business, as well as what our best opportunities are for continued growth. We are looking for a Payroll Lead to join our fast growing team and help us scale our payroll function globally. You should have a strong payroll background, outstanding people skills, great eye for detail, and a tireless commitment to process improvement. If this sounds like you - we’d love to hear from you!

You will:

  • Oversee the timely and accurate processing of Stripe’s payrolls for US and/or international employees.
  • Use your expert knowledge of payroll tax laws to ensure Stripe’s compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Partner with Benefits, HR, Recruiting, Legal, Tax, and Accounting to roll out new comp and benefits plans and continually improve existing processes.
  • Research payroll issues independently, demonstrating high analytical ability and knowledge of best practices.
  • Help scale Stripe’s payroll globally, implementing new processes to leverage Workday’s potential.
  • Oversee, review, and approve off-cycle payrolls for equity transactions and terminations.
  • Perform monthly close duties, such as preparation of payroll journal entries and reconciliation of payroll-related accounts.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to employees.
  • Set up payroll in new jurisdictions or countries.
  • Support annual audits of Workers Comp, 401K, financial statements, and other areas as required.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 5+ years experience scaling and managing payroll in multiple locations for exempt and non-exempt populations, both US and non-US.
  • 1+ years of experience using Workday Payroll (familiarity with other Workday modules is an added plus).
  • Expert knowledge of federal, state, and local tax regulations pertaining to payroll, benefits, and equity.
  • Experience implementing and maintaining compliance with a Global Mobility policy.
  • A mind for detail and a strong work ethic—you can tell when something’s off, and you won’t rest until it’s fixed.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively across all levels of an organization.
  • Proclivity for designing and implementing effective processes.
  • Experience providing Accounting monthly close deliverables and audit deliverables.
  • Sound judgment–you’re able to deal with complex issues and coordinate with internal and external partners as appropriate.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
  • Experience creating and maintaining internal controls and SOX compliance.
  • CPP certification preferred.

To apply, please include:

  • A resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn profile.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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