Senior Accountant - I in Foster City, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

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Job #:  1032190
Apex Systems is looking for a Senior Accountant – I with one of our biotech companies in Foster City, CA.
If interested, please send Ethan Webb an email at
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Description Specific Responsibilities:
The Senior Accountant will be responsible for supporting US and Canada payroll operations along with driving projects, system implementations and process improvements.
The Senior Payroll Analyst must be able to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment. The position requires the individual to have the ability to effectively multi-task, prioritize work, demonstrate accountability, and meet established deadlines. Essential Functions: Responsible for providing operational support to US bi-weekly payroll for approximately 7,000 employees in multiple states and supporting semi-monthly payroll for 500 Canadian employees. Support year-end payroll processing/reporting (W-2s). Perform reporting of equity compensation (ESPP, RSUAs, stock options, etc.).
Establish and maintain strong partnerships with internal/external stakeholders. Understand payroll strategies and provide recommendations for continuous improvement of payroll processes. Represent Payroll for cross-functional projects. Enhance payroll analytical and reporting for better management decision support. Provide guidance for compliance to various Federal, State, and Local payroll legislation's. Maintain payroll policies and procedures and ensure compliance with internal controls. Perform other tasks as needed. Knowledge, experience, and skills: Must have 8+ years of relevant experience.
Must have multi-state payroll experience. Must possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. ADP Payroll and Workday HR experience required. BA/BS degree and/or equivalent experience required. CPP and/or biotech or pharmaceuticals industry experience highly desired.
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