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Payroll Manager



(People & HR), Accounting & Finance, (Executive Support)
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 5, 2022
<div class="p-rich_text_section">As <strong>Payroll Manager</strong>, <span style="font-weight:400;">you will support and manage all aspects of the employee payroll process from preparation, records maintenance, monthly reporting, and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and payroll tax obligations. You will help shape the payroll function of a rapidly expanding organization both domestically and in new international markets.</span> </div> <div class="p-rich_text_section"></div> <div class="p-rich_text_section"> <strong data-stringify-type="bold">What You'll Do</strong> </div> <ul class="p-rich_text_list p-rich_text_list__bullet" data-stringify-type="unordered-list" data-indent="0" data-border="0"> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Working closely with Via’s external payroll service provider, you will process semi-monthly payroll for Via’s US subsidiaries. In doing so, you will work closely with the People Operations and Finance teams to ensure the complete, accurate, and timely processing of payroll changes.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Liaise with managers to ensure timely review and approval of hourly employee time sheets.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Work in tandem with our payroll provider to understand and address tax requirements for new jurisdictions, changes in wage and tax laws, and other regulatory changes that may impact Via’s payroll. You will be the primary lead in setting up new and maintaining payroll tax accounts for Via’s expansion cities and states.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Perform periodic audits of the payroll system data to ensure accuracy of employees’ pay data.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Design and implement process improvements and internal controls around the payroll process.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Lead all aspects of the monthly financial reporting process as it relates to payroll. Prepare journal entries, reporting packages on employee headcount, variance analysis, and other payroll related information for internal and external reporting purposes.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">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.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Resolve issues and answer payroll-related questions and requests in a timely manner.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">In performing the above, exercise the highest degree of confidentiality relative to all payroll information and employee privacy initiatives.</span></li> </ul> <div class="p-rich_text_section"> <strong data-stringify-type="bold">Who You Are</strong> </div> <ul class="p-rich_text_list p-rich_text_list__bullet" data-stringify-type="unordered-list" data-indent="0" data-border="0"> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">4+ years of hands-on and multi-state payroll experience.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Demonstrated knowledge and ability to interpret and apply taxation, withholding, and reporting requirements at federal, state,and local levels.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Ability to perform payroll functions with minimum supervision and make independent decisions.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Passionate about improving processes and developing innovative solutions.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">You don’t shy away from the details, and you’re committed to completing each task with the highest degree of accuracy.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Tech savvy, with a strong understanding of the HRIS system landscape and advanced Microsoft Office Excel skills.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Have demonstrated experience in partnering with internal teams and juggling multiple priorities.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Have a flexible approach with proven skills in problem solving, judgment, critical thinking and attention to detail.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Great written and oral communication skills with the ability to interact and communicate across different levels of our organization.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Bachelor’s Degree in finance, accounting, and/or business related fields with a strong academic record.</span></li> </ul> <p> <strong>What Catches Our Eye</strong> </p> <ul> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience with Workday.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Experience in interacting with state agencies, auditors, and payroll service providers.</span></li> <li style="font-weight:400;"><span style="font-weight:400;">Familiarity with SOX compliance requirements</span></li> </ul> <p> <strong>Compensation and Benefits</strong> </p> <ul> <li>Final salary will be determined by the candidate’s experience, knowledge, and skills. Salary reflected does not include equity or variable pay, where applicable</li> <li>Salary Range: $85,000-$100,000</li> </ul> <p>We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around.</p> <p>With the addition of Remix into our portfolio, we created the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies, offering world-class software, service design, and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves.</p> <p>Via was founded with the guiding principle that we go further when we go together. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated at Via.<br><br>Ready to join the ride? </p><p><em>Via is an equal opportunity employer.</em></p>
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