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Sr. Payroll Specialist

Company: Synopsys
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Sr. Payroll Specialist


USA - California - Mountain View/Sunnyvale

Job Description and Requirements

Synopsys is searching for a well-rounded individual to join the Payroll Team as a Sr. Payroll Specialist. This is a hands-on payroll processing position responsible for all aspects of payroll in a high paced environment.

In addition, the ideal candidate must have knowledge in payroll regulatory compliance, have strong communication skills, be team oriented and have strong interpersonal/human relation skills with the ability to work effectively with all levels of management.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely payroll processing of the U.S. multistate bi-weekly payroll for 1500+ employees.
  • Serves as liaison to employees and with third party payroll vendors to ensure payroll processing accurately reflects company pay policies.
  • Interpret and enforce pay policies, including Time Off, LOA, disability, Wage and Hour laws, government regulations, tax withholding exemptions, etc., and ensures appropriate amounts/deductions are calculated and applied to the various accounts correctly.
  • Handle stock related activities to include ESPP, NQ's, and RSU special payroll runs.
  • Handle tax related items such as reconciliations, agency registrations, tax inquiries, amendments, and annual W2c's
  • Handle 401k funding, reporting, and pay period/annual audits.
  • Assist with general ledger accounting entries.
  • Verifies compliance with federal, state, and local requirements are followed.
  • Assist with internal and external audits request for SOX, workers compensation, tax filings and related documentation.
  • Stay current with payroll industry and changes in the law.
  • Coordinate with third party payroll for system implementations and upgrades.
  • Document and maintain payroll processes and procedures.
  • Assist manager with special projects/tasks as needed.
  • Assist in Payroll Year End planning, processing, and execution.Requirements
    • Experience with ADP Vantage, ADP Reporting, SAP/ Success Factors, and ADP Time Management preferred.
    • Requires 5+ years of related experience, CPP or FPC certification a plus.
    • Experience with Canadian payroll preferred.
    • Solid understanding of Wage and Hour Laws, IRS, and state regulations.
    • Solid knowledge of multi state pay related practices and local ordinances.
    • Ability to work in a rapidly evolving and fast paced environment.
    • Able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, and solve problems analytically.
    • Exercise independent judgment in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions.
    • Works on team-driven or task-oriented projects.
    • Executes projects from start to completion.
    • May guide more junior peers with aspects of their job.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple projects, goals, and deadlines.
    • Effective inter-personal, verbal, and written communication skills.
    • Strong organizational and planning skills.
    • Able to interact with different levels of management and people with different personality styles.
    • Must have strong Excel skills.Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.

      The base salary range across the U.S. for this role is between $93,000 to 162,000. In addition, this role may be eligible for an annual bonus, equity, and other discretionary bonuses. Synopsys offers comprehensive health, wellness, and financial benefits as part of a of a competitive total rewards package. The actual compensation offered will be based on a number of job-related factors, including location, skills, experience, and education. Your recruiter can share more specific details on the total rewards package upon request.


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