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Payroll Manager

Company: launchdarkly
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

LaunchDarkly is looking for Payroll Manager to own the global payroll process and help with special projects. You will report to the Assistant Controller, manage US multi-state payroll and supervise our payroll service providers internationally. You will also be a key partner to the People team and other team to create scalable processes and controls to manage payroll risk. You will thrive in an every changing environment where partnership and problem solving skills are critical to providing business support for LaunchDarkly's expansion.


* Manage the day-to-day payroll operations ensuring accurate and timely payroll processing (including payroll for multiple states, Europe, Australia, Canada and UK) in a high growth organization

* Support international payroll service providers and manual administration for payroll needs as necessary

* Ensure compliance with local, state, federal regulations, and international locations

* Partner with with the People team to ensure consistency of personnel records, pay, benefits, etc.

* Drive process standardization, automation, and continuous process improvement to ensure effectiveness

* Identify areas of improvements and efficiencies by partnering closely with the People team and other stakeholders to establish best practices for global payroll

* Partner with Assistant Controller to ensure accurate general ledger reporting and reconciliations

* Project lead for payroll related projects, including continuous development of processes that are scalable and support our growth

* Hire and mentor payroll staff

Basic Qualifications:

* 3+ years relevant Payroll specialist experience

* Experience with Payroll systems like Namely, UKG/UltiPro, ADP, Workday or other comparable systems

* Experience / knowledge of US federal and state tax regulations

* Experience / knowledge of international payroll / tax regulations (Europe, Australia, Canada and UK)

* Experience providing audit support (workers compensation, 401K, tax, financial statement)

* Strong Excel skills (can maintain complex spreadsheets & perform complex functions)

* Experience with equity compensation and tax matters (including Carta stock administration system)

* Experience with ex-pat taxation preferred

* Experience with NetSuite ERP is preferred

* Accuracy and follow-up skills with ability to identify and resolve problems

* Ability to work well with minimal supervision and manage multiple priorities in a team environment

About LaunchDarkly:

LaunchDarkly is a Feature Management Platform that serves hundreds of billions of feature flags daily to help software teams build better software, faster. Feature flagging is an industry standard methodology of wrapping a new or risky section of code or infrastructure change with a flag. Each flag can easily be turned off independent of code deployment (aka "dark launching"). LaunchDarkly has SDKs for all major web and mobile platforms. We are building a diverse team so that we can offer robust products and services. Our team culture is dynamic, friendly, and supportive. Our headquarters are in Oakland.

At LaunchDarkly, we believe in the power of teams. We're building a team that is humble, open, collaborative, respectful and kind. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Don't let the confidence gap get in the way of applying! We'd love to hear from you.

LaunchDarkly is also committed to giving back to our community and is a part of Pledge 1%, an organization that helps companies make this a priority. Through this initiative and its charitable arm, the LaunchDarkly Foundation, the company is committed to such causes as supporting education for the underserved, homelessness relief and moving towards having a net-zero carbon footprint. You can find more about the LaunchDarkly Foundation and the organizations we serve at https://launchdarkly.com/foundation/.


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