Payroll Analyst

Dexcom, Inc. San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 4 months ago

About Dexcom:

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. provides continuous glucose monitoring technology to help patients and their clinicians better manage diabetes. Since our inception, we have focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions for people with diabetes - while empowering our community to take control of diabetes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs and oversees activities necessary to process payroll.

  • Maintain records such as payroll records, tax filing reports and voluntary deduction support.

  • Prepare ad hoc reports for senior management.

  • Develop and administer payroll processes, policies and procedures.

  • Ensures the accuracy of payroll and benefit codes.

  • Researches and processes payroll and benefit adjustment entries.

  • Calculates retroactive salary and hourly employee data as assigned.

  • Participates in annual, quarterly and SOX audits.

  • Ensures payroll related Federal and State regulatory compliance.

  • Follows up with employees and managers to ensure timecards are submitted timely.

  • Generates manual checks in special circumstances and employee terminations.

  • Professional and customer-service oriented with the ability to effectively interact with employees and managers

  • Train new employees and managers on payroll policies and timekeeping systems

  • Knowledge and understanding of IRS and multi-state labor and tax law requirements.

  • Ability to proactively research and resolve payroll related issues.

  • Process all related gross up and special compensation transactions.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years payroll experience and/or training.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

  • Current working knowledge of federal and state wage and hour laws.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now and eTime.

  • Experience with multi-state, multi-entity and/or international payroll for 500+ employees.

  • Experience with Canada payroll processing.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.

  • Payroll report writing software and electronic time keeping experience.

  • Experience with working with HRMS systems, 401k and FSA administration.

  • Experience with SAP SuccessFactors.

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred.

  • Minimum 2-5 years related experience

  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation preferred.

Travel Required:

  • Up to 25%

Functional Description/Track (Support/Technical/Professional/Management):

Ensures payroll is processed with speed and accuracy. Serves as liaison to employees and with third party payroll vendors to ensure payroll processing accurately reflects company specific pay policies. Audits employee pay records and reconciles totals by department, location, country, etc. Coordinates third party payroll system implementations and upgrades. Interprets pay policies, (e.g., vacation, LOA, disability, workers compensation, union contracts, government regulations, withholding exemptions, etc.) and ensures appropriate amounts/deductions are calculated and applied to the various accounts correctly. Verifies compliance with federal and state payroll requirements; stays current with changes in the law. May assist with audits of internal records, workers compensation, tax filings and related documentation. Documents payroll processes and procedures; may train payroll department staff.

Functional/Business Knowledge:

  • Developing professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues.

  • General application of concepts and principles.

  • Demonstrates project management skills and successful track record of completion.

  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards.


  • Receives general oversight and guidance on approaches to compete project related tasks.

  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems.

  • Builds productive internal/external working relationships.


  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action.

  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.

Language Skills:
Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to perform the following Physical Activity: Standing, walking, sitting, using hands, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. May be required to lift 0 lbs. to over 100 lbs.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be exposed to the following environmental conditions: Wet or humid conditions, work near moving parts, work in high - precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non-weather), extreme cold (non-weather), risk of electric shock, work with explosives, risk of radiation, vibration. The noise level in this work environment can range from quiet to very loud.

Please note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Talent Acquisition at

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

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Payroll Analyst

Dexcom, Inc.