Full Time Job

Payroll Manager


Los Gatos, CA 03-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

It's an exciting time to join Netflix with continued, rapid expansion into original programming and growing around the world. As Netflix expands, we continue to look for the best and brightest talent to scale with our growth opportunity. Visit our culture and long-term view to learn more.

As the UCAN Payroll Manager, you will be a key member of a high-performing global payroll team. You will be based in Los Angeles/Los Gatos with eight direct reports, working cross-functionally across many time zones, with LATAM, EMEA and APAC regions. The right candidate for this position will be an individual who has a natural intellectual curiosity, strong analytical skills, flexibility and the desire to drive process improvements.

• Promote the development, lead and mentor the UCAN payroll team
• Manage relationships with external payroll providers
• Ensure an accurate and timely payroll, including but not limited to: base pay, stock compensation, payroll taxes, pension, statutory and supplemental benefits, etc
• Own month-end close, quarter-end and year-end processes for Americas entities including reviewing/approving journal entries, account reconciliations and accruals
• Cross-functional collaboration with business partners for process improvements and efficiencies
• Assist with driving global payroll strategy to align on refining current payroll operations with internal payroll teams (LATAM, EMEA, APAC) to streamline processes to ensure consistency, accuracy, and best-in-class services
• Responsible for ensuring all payroll regulatory filings are completed in line with statutory due dates
• Lead payroll development and implementation process for new countries or entities, as needed
• Partner closely with our internal partners (HR / Employee Services / Finance) to provide our employees with a first-class onboarding and payroll experience
• Proactively prepare relevant management reports and statistics as needed
• Stay current on regulations, benefits changes, and labor laws impacting the payroll process, and stay compliant for all payroll tax jurisdiction
• Assisting in ad-hoc duties when required

We are looking for someone who:
• Has strong knowledge of payroll across US and Canada
• Has expertise in managing the end-to-end UCAN payroll process and has a high level of understanding of general business operations and internal control concepts
• Has the ability to assess and provide input into the impact of a business process change
• Is a great communicator that can build strong working relationships with external advisors and internal teams
• Has strong leadership skills, is a team player, and is able to resolve conflicts
• Can work on own initiative and as part of a team
• Is a multitasker who can prioritize to meet multiple tight deadlines
• Can be flexible and willing to work across multiple time zones, sometimes outside of the conventional workday
• Proactively takes initiative and makes decisions confidently
• Is curious about all parts of our business
• Is highly analytical, accurate & detail-oriented
• Is innovative and collaborative and is not afraid to ask questions
• Can think strategically and act operationally
• Can manage ambiguity, risk, and changing the direction of projects and strategies
• Experience with complex cross-functional payroll projects

• Bachelor's degree in Finance / Tax / Accounting / HR (or similar field)
• Knowledge & understanding of equity and mobility programs
• Intermediate/Advanced with Excel and other Microsoft/Google products
• Workday end to end payroll processing knowledge is a MUST
• Strong communication skills, written/verbal, and the ability to interact with employees at all levels