27 days old

Senior Payroll Manager

Amyris, Inc.
Emeryville, CA 94608
  • Job Code
    113015484


Amyris, Inc.

Location: Emeryville, CA
Team: Finance - Finance
Work Type: Full-Time


Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris’ molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at www.amyris.com.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

For a full list of our current openings, please visit our website www.amyris.com.

The Senior Payroll Manager will serve as the leader of the Payroll function, its processes, and internal or external relationships with Human Resources, Stock Programs, IT, Tax Auditors, ADP and other related entities. This position will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining processes that will contribute to efficient payroll processing for approximately 500 employees paid semi-monthly across multiple states in the US and weekly for employees in our facility in North Carolina. This position will also partner with the General Accounting team and prepare payroll related journal entries and account reconciliations. This position will also provide support and strategy to our Finance Team with regard to budget planning and forecasting.

The ideal candidate for this position is a hands-on leader that thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. We are looking for an individual with demonstrated experience building and leading accurate and timely payroll processes that promote a high-quality employee experience. The individual must have demonstrated experience scaling payroll processes including the optimization of payroll system functionality and its integration with HRIS and other ancillary systems feeding ADP. The Payroll Senior Manager will report to the Director of Stock Programs & Payroll.

Responsibilities
    • Oversee all aspects of payroll management including routine payroll processing, tax and benefits compliance and reporting, and SOX compliance
    • Review payroll data and analytics for each payroll cycle
    • Analyze payroll processes and controls, identify efficiencies for improvement, drive change, and manage priorities
    • Scale payroll processes with a focus on process improvements and system optimization (ADP/Workday)
    • Partner with IT to optimize system functionality and exploit opportunities for automation
    • Develop, mentor and effectively leverage Payroll Manager and two Payroll Accountants
    • Partner with General Accounting to ensure all payroll activities are posted to the general ledger and payroll accounts are reconciled timely and accurately
    • Oversee the preparation of all payroll related reports, including governmental and regulatory filings
    • Monitor compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations
    • Monitor employee inquiries and ensure that all inquiries are promptly and appropriately resolved
    • Manage stock-based compensation processing in payroll, including option exercises & RSU's and ESPP for proper income reporting and tax withholding
    • Partner with Human Resources to facilitate the accurate and timely processing of leaves of absence as well as changes to employee benefits
    • Liaise with external auditors and manage payroll related audit
    • Perform other special projects and analyses as directed by management
    • Willingness to learn stock administration related tasks and assist on an ongoing basis


Qualifications
    • BA/BS degree in accounting, business or equivalent experience. MBA/MA a plus.
    • 10+ years of total payroll experience; at a minimum 4+ years of experience supervising a payroll team with complex payroll processing environment in an organization with a minimum of 500+ exempt and nonexempt employees in a multi-state environment
    • Certified Payroll Professional certification
    • Excellent relationship building and business collaboration skills
    • Outstanding written and oral communication, organizational and leadership skills
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills with process improvement mentality
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines in a high-volume, fast-paced environment
    • Expert skills with payroll software/HRIS (i.e.: ADP WFN and HRIS systems such as BambooHR or Workday) with payroll implementation and integration experience as well as imports/exports for ongoing processing
    • Excellent understanding of payroll systems, data workflows and root cause analysis
    • Strong Excel, math and general technical savviness
    • Current knowledge of applicable US federal and state wage and hour laws and taxation, with multinational experience a plus
    • Knowledge of taxable and non-taxable earnings and expenses; payroll tax laws and complex employee benefit programs impacting payroll
    • Strong knowledge of payroll accounting and reconciliations
    • Experience in managing and documenting payroll controls for compliance with SOX
    • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail
    • Strong understanding of equity related transactions


PI113015484

<br/><br/><b>Amyris, Inc.</b><br/><br/><b>Location: </b>Emeryville, CA<br/><b>Team: </b>Finance - Finance<br/><b>Work Type: </b>Full-Time<br/><br/><br/>Amyris, a leader in industrial synthetic biology, uses its innovative bioscience solutions to achieve renewable products by converting plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules. Amyris molecules are used in wide range of specialty & performance chemicals, flavors & fragrances and in applications ranging from cosmetics to biofuels. Learn more at www.amyris.com.<br><br/>As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Amyris is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Amyris complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.<br><br>For a full list of our current openings, please visit our website www.amyris.com.<br><br>The Senior Payroll Manager will serve as the leader of the Payroll function, its processes, and internal or external relationships with Human Resources, Stock Programs, IT, Tax Auditors, ADP and other related entities. This position will be responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining processes that will contribute to efficient payroll processing for approximately 500 employees paid semi-monthly across multiple states in the US and weekly for employees in our facility in North Carolina. This position will also partner with the General Accounting team and prepare payroll related journal entries and account reconciliations. This position will also provide support and strategy to our Finance Team with regard to budget planning and forecasting.<br><br>The ideal candidate for this position is a hands-on leader that thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. We are looking for an individual with demonstrated experience building and leading accurate and timely payroll processes that promote a high-quality employee experience. The individual must have demonstrated experience scaling payroll processes including the optimization of payroll system functionality and its integration with HRIS and other ancillary systems feeding ADP. The Payroll Senior Manager will report to the Director of Stock Programs & Payroll.<br><br><b>Responsibilities</b><br><ul><ul><li>Oversee all aspects of payroll management including routine payroll processing, tax and benefits compliance and reporting, and SOX compliance</li><li>Review payroll data and analytics for each payroll cycle</li><li>Analyze payroll processes and controls, identify efficiencies for improvement, drive change, and manage priorities</li><li>Scale payroll processes with a focus on process improvements and system optimization (ADP/Workday)</li><li>Partner with IT to optimize system functionality and exploit opportunities for automation</li><li>Develop, mentor and effectively leverage Payroll Manager and two Payroll Accountants</li><li>Partner with General Accounting to ensure all payroll activities are posted to the general ledger and payroll accounts are reconciled timely and accurately</li><li>Oversee the preparation of all payroll related reports, including governmental and regulatory filings</li><li>Monitor compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations</li><li>Monitor employee inquiries and ensure that all inquiries are promptly and appropriately resolved</li><li>Manage stock-based compensation processing in payroll, including option exercises & RSU's and ESPP for proper income reporting and tax withholding</li><li>Partner with Human Resources to facilitate the accurate and timely processing of leaves of absence as well as changes to employee benefits</li><li>Liaise with external auditors and manage payroll related audit</li><li>Perform other special projects and analyses as directed by management</li><li>Willingness to learn stock administration related tasks and assist on an ongoing basis</li></ul></ul><br><br><b>Qualifications</b><br><ul><ul><li>BA/BS degree in accounting, business or equivalent experience. MBA/MA a plus.</li><li>10+ years of total payroll experience; at a minimum 4+ years of experience supervising a payroll team with complex payroll processing environment in an organization with a minimum of 500+ exempt and nonexempt employees in a multi-state environment</li><li>Certified Payroll Professional certification</li><li>Excellent relationship building and business collaboration skills</li><li>Outstanding written and oral communication, organizational and leadership skills</li><li>Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills with process improvement mentality</li><li>Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines in a high-volume, fast-paced environment</li><li>Expert skills with payroll software/HRIS (i.e.: ADP WFN and HRIS systems such as BambooHR or Workday) with payroll implementation and integration experience as well as imports/exports for ongoing processing</li><li>Excellent understanding of payroll systems, data workflows and root cause analysis</li><li>Strong Excel, math and general technical savviness</li><li>Current knowledge of applicable US federal and state wage and hour laws and taxation, with multinational experience a plus </li><li>Knowledge of taxable and non-taxable earnings and expenses; payroll tax laws and complex employee benefit programs impacting payroll</li><li>Strong knowledge of payroll accounting and reconciliations</li><li>Experience in managing and documenting payroll controls for compliance with SOX</li><li>High degree of accuracy, attention to detail</li><li>Strong understanding of equity related transactions</li></ul></ul><br><br> <br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/W7bDaNtGankQuM7jT7Dzw"> <p>PI113015484</p>

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Posted: 2019-08-22 Expires: 2019-09-22

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