Associate Payroll Manager

Penumbra Alameda , CA 94502

Posted 3 months ago

As Associate Payroll Manager, you will help to maintain a productive and rewarding work environment for our employees by ensuring that payroll is processed smoothly and accurately, and that questions are answered and issues are resolved in a timely and friendly manner. You will be the liaison between employees and third party payroll vendors, and will participate in system implementations and upgrades.

What You'll Achieve

  • Provide excellent customer service to employees in the resolution of routine and complex issues.

  • Interpret pay policies, (e.g., vacation, leaves, disability, workers compensation, government regulations, withholding exemptions, etc.) and ensure appropriate amounts and deductions are calculated and applied.

  • Research and remain current on regulations, and policies, verifying compliance with federal and state payroll requirements.

  • Conduct internal reviews of payroll processing, auditing and reconciling employee pay records.

  • Serve as the liaison to third party payroll vendors to ensure payroll processing accurately reflects company-specific pay policies. Monitor payroll and system tickets, troubleshooting and tracking the status of issues.

  • Coordinate system upgrades and configuration.

  • Analyze and set up deduction codes; review data, system connectivity, and payroll workflows.

  • Conduct 401k tracking to ensure compliance.

  • Compile data for audits (internal, external SOX, 401k, etc.), assisting with audits of internal records, workers compensation, tax filings and related documentation. etc.

What You Bring

  • The desire to work and learn in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 6 years of payroll processing experience handling multi-state payrolls, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Deep understanding of payroll processes and best practices with high attention to detail.

  • Working knowledge of relevant federal and state wage and hour laws and SOX controls.

  • Good understanding of an integrated payroll/HRIS systems; prefer familiarity with UltiPro and ADP.

  • High proficiency with Excel and other office tools.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with a high degree of integrity, discretion, and judgment.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and analyze problems in depth and determine subtle relationships among data from various sources.

  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; abilityto collaborate well with internal cross functional teams and external vendors.

What we offer:

  • A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant and performance is rewarded.

  • The opportunity to be part of the team that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases.

  • A generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; a 401(k) match; and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures and markets innovative products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions and significant clinical needs across two major markets, neuro and vascular. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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