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Payroll Lead (*can be Manager based on experience)

Company: Fortinet
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Fortinet is a global leader and innovator in network security. We provide high performance cybersecurity solutions to a wide variety of enterprises and government organizations of all sizes across the globe. We provide protection against cyberattacks across the entire attack surface through a broad range of security products and solutions, providing customers with an end-to-end platform and a single source of threat intelligence to minimize security gaps.
For 2021, we project our billings to be in excess of $3.2 billion and we are supported by a world-wide employee group of +8,000 in more than 50 countries.
Payroll Lead (*can be upleveled per candidates experience)
Position SummaryReporting to Sr. Manager of Payroll, the Manager/Lead of Payroll Operations will serve as the subject matter expert for payroll taxes, garnishments, pay practices and policies for the US and LATAM entities. Serve as subject matter expert for Federal and States Wage and hour laws and regulations. This position requires someone who has strong analytical skills, problem solving and leadership skills. Someone can identify issues, find root cause, provide training and support to the team of three. This is not a transactional role.Major Responsibilities

  • In-depth knowledge of multi-state taxes including tax adjustments and calculations.
  • Understands how taxes apply to NQSO, RSU's, ESPP and ISO.
  • Understands how the systems work and connect between ADPWFN and HRIS.
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
  • Maintains knowledge of the company policies and procedures relating to payroll.
  • Understands the impacts of other areas such as G/L, Stock, Benefits.
  • Ensures the efficient and accurate payroll processing in alignment with all internal controls, including retroactive pays, bonuses, status changes, timecards, new hires, terminations, special pay adjustments, garnishments, W2s, amendments, reconciliations, etc.
  • Oversees multi-jurisdictional taxation, including remote employee taxation, reconciling of quarterly and year-end payroll tax returns for federal, state and local taxes, as required. Researches and resolves any issues related to tax return filings, penalty notices, garnishments, timecards, etc.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

    Key Qualifications:
    • Ability to explain things precisely in verbal and writing.
    • Thorough understanding and knowledge of best Payroll practices plus Payroll tax compliance requirements
    • Elite attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong analytical skills and problem solving.
    • Strong system knowledge - ADPWFN, Workday is a plus.
    • Knowledge of worker's comp, 401k, and other payroll related areas including LatAm is a plus.
    • Eager to learn, adaptability, teamwork.

      Essential Requirements
      • If Manager, minimum of 8 years of payroll processing with at least 3 year of managing a team of payroll processors in a hyper-growth, public high-tech organization. If Lead, Minimum of 5 years of payroll processing with at least 1 year of managing a team.

        Same Posting Description for Internal and External Candidates

Keywords: Fortinet, Sunnyvale , Payroll Lead (*can be Manager based on experience), Executive , Sunnyvale, California

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