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North America Payroll Manager, Contract


Location: San Francisco, California

Job Type: Contract/temp

Last updated

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Our Company
Join a movement in which everyone can win. We started a movement in which everyone can win – shoppers, retailers, society and every person on our team. To play fair, trust people and reward them for doing the right thing. We are obsessed with our product. We see and feel the impact of our work as more and more people gain financial freedom and retailers grow across the globe.

Afterpay is offered by more than 55,000 of the world’s best retailers and has more than 10 million active customers globally. In the U.S. more than 5 million customers use Afterpay and is offered by more than 15,000 of the top fashion and beauty retailers across the country - including Anthropologie, Forever 21, DSW, GAP Inc, Finish Line, Levi’s, Lululemon, Ray-Ban and many others. Our U.S. headquarters are located at the heart of the retail and business district in San Francisco, California.

Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins.

The Opportunity
As our business continues to grow, so does our Finance team! We have a newly created opportunity for an experienced and well-rounded payroll professional to join us as a Payroll Manager for USA and Canada. In this role, you will be responsible for managing and executing on the end to end payroll activities, related to our USA and Canada businesses. Reporting directly to our Global Payroll Manager, you will be responsible for all Payroll activities, on time and accurate payment, ensuring compliance with Statutory regulations, liaison and relationship management with our Payroll Vendor, hands on payroll processing, dealing with payroll queries from internal and external stakeholders, along with working on process improvements for the payroll function. This essential position is a full time and permanent opportunity based in our San Francisco office.

We are much more than our job descriptions - we are our energy, our ideas, our everyday drive. Here’s where you will begin…
-Working within a Global team environment
-Managing the Payroll operations for USA and Canada
-Delivering on time and accurate monthly Payroll for USA and Canada
-Compliance with all Statutory regulations for USA and Canada
-Assisting with Equity payroll transactions
-Oversee and participate in all end to end payroll activities for the USA and Canada business, including data entry, processing various salary components such as leave, commission and overtime, pension and tax payments, reconciliations, working with our external Vendor Trinet
-Posting of Payroll related information to the General Ledger Meeting Month End and Year End timelines
-Partnering with the Global Payroll Manager and broader Finance team on system and driving process improvements for the Payroll function
-Assisting the broader business and external parties on matters relating to Payroll and your employee group
-Supporting for six months

Who are you?
Like us, you’ll be obsessed with our product. You’ll get a kick out of seeing and feeling the impact of your work as more and more people gain financial freedom and retailers grow across the globe and will have...
-Previous experience in a payroll function, ideally within a high growth organisation and/or a large corporate environment
-Previous USA and Canada Payroll Manager experience
-Experience with Trinet Payroll will be highly regarded
-Well developed knowledge of USA and Canada Payroll requirements
-Confidence in tasks relating to pensions, taxes- state and federal, employment contracts, overtime, shares and year end reporting
-Intermediate to advanced skills in Excel
-High attention to detail and process improvement mindset
-An openness to take on challenges, be team orientated and open-minded
-A can-do attitude and committed work ethic

We play fair and reward you for doing the right thing. We pride ourselves on fairness and offer equitable and competitive compensation. You will receive medical, vision and dental insurance - 100% covered. Once we are back in the office you will enjoy working from our beautiful office space in the US and feel trusted to work flexibly, remaining connected to smart people in all our locations. We are proud to support working parents of all genders in every country with a market-leading, equitable parental leave program including access to paid leave. When you’re built from the ground up, there’s always room for growth. To challenge each other and shape a legacy built on real purpose, talent, and grit.

How to Apply
We don’t know what the future holds. That’s the exciting part; we show up and make it happen. If you’re brave, if you’re committed to doing the right thing and excited by this opportunity, click apply now!

Afterpay is continuing to hire for all open roles with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new team members, in addition to current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices