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Payroll Analyst

Job Description

One of our most exciting clients has an opportunity to join their team in Seattle as a Payroll Analyst. Their business is a pioneer within the technology sector and the software they have developed is the foundation of major scientific breakthroughs and research.

The ideal candidate will need to have excellent communication skills, a keen eye for detail and continuously take the initiative within a fast-paced environment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the review and resolution of all local, state, and federal taxes and ensure complete compliance with all regulations.
  • Take part in yearly audits including 401k, workers’ comp, and W2’s.
  • Correctly submit semi-monthly US Payroll and monthly Canada payroll across multiple states.
  • Investigating, dissecting, and settling any payroll discrepancies.
  • Continuously keep precise payroll records to ensure compliance.
  • Research and apply improvements to payroll processes.
  • Operate as a point of contact for any inquiries from US employees and continually provide swift responses to questions or requests.

Skills:

  • 3+ years’ experience in processing in-house US payroll, multi-state payroll expertise is a bonus.
  • Solid understanding of tax and wage laws.
  • Previous work with multi-jurisdictional sourcing of complicated, high-volume equity transactions (NSO, RSU, ISO, ESPP).
  • Able to work sufficiently both within a team and individually.
  • Acute attention to detail with excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to priories to workloads and multi-task within a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous experience using Workday, ADP, WorkforceNow and Safeguard is a plus.