Payroll Manager

Santa Clara, CA

Posted: 05/18/2021 Position Categories: Accounting

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Payroll Manager will oversee and supervise the payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.

Oversees the daily workflow of the department; payroll processing and benefits administration.

Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations. 


  • Implements, maintains, and reviews payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, garnishments, taxes, and other deductions.
  • Ensures accurate and timely processing of payroll updates including new hires, terminations, and changes to pay rates.
  • Prepares and maintains accurate records and reports of payroll transactions.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local payroll, wage, and hour laws and best practices.
  • Facilitates audits by providing records and documentation to auditors.
  • Identifies and recommends updates to payroll processing software, systems, and procedures.
  • Payroll taxes for quarterly and weekly
  • Back-up processor of payroll; weekly for 250-500 hourly employees.
  • Own annual reports; 1099c, 1095, W2
  • Assisting CFO with Month and Yearly close
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required.

10+ years of experience with Accounting and/or Payroll, 3+ years’ experience in a supervisory role.

Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes.

Experience with Auditing timecards, financial reports, and HR files.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Strong supervisory and leadership skills.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Proficient with payroll software (Quickbooks, ADP, Crystal reports)

Experience with Cyma is preferred.

Additional Information

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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