Senior Commissions/Payroll Account – South San Francisco

We have a new health technology client that offers testing services. This is a well-funded start-up company that is looking to round out their in-house accounting team. The role of the Senior Commissions/ Payroll Accountant is to participate in the monthly close process, including maintaining the general ledger by posting entries and reconciling accounts.

Ideal candidates will have a background in:

  • LIfe Sciences companies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Biopharmaceutical companies

Requirements Include

  • 3-5 years experience of corporate accounting in payroll or commissions
  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with high attention to details. Able to stay flexible and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Work independently with minimal daily direction to accomplish objectives
  • Analytical skill-set with proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with payroll processing and ADP is preferred

Duties Include

  • Process and reconcile payroll in multiple states
  • Participate in the monthly close process, including maintaining the general ledger by posting entries and reconciling accounts
  • Partner effectively and proactively with Human Resources, Legal, Sales Operations, and Finance to ensure coordination of information across departments.
  • Review and analyze current timecards, payroll, benefits, and taxes to ensure accuracy and compliance
  • Assist employees on payroll-related inquiries
  • Calculate sales commissions according to the compensation plan, ensuring commission and bonus calculations are performed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Deliver compensation analytics and contribute to improvements in plan, quota and incentive design
  • Interface with all levels of the organization to answer questions, resolve issues, and provide information related to payroll and commissions
  • Research, gather, and prepare materials for workers’ compensation, tax, and financial audits as required
  • Distill complex findings and detailed research into executive summaries and presentations for crucial management and executive decisions
  • Provide high quality customer service to employees through superior technical work as well as effective project management and communication
  • Perform ad hoc services as needed

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary base range of $85,000.00 – $90,000.00
  • Full benefits package
  • Able to work in a progressive tech company with great perks

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