Job Title:

Senior Payroll Specialist (669)

Job Location:

Mountain View

Job Compensation:


Job Description:

Our client, an innovative thriving AI company, is looking for a Senior Payroll Specialist who can help them build and maintain financial integrity and visibility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own and process payroll for 150+ employees across multiple states in the US 
  • Provide prompt, courteous, and efficient customer service to employees who have questions regarding their pay, deductions, paid leave balances and other payroll processes
  • Auditing employee deductions in accordance with insurance enrollment
  • Responsible for preparing/reviewing payroll accounting entries and reconciliations
  • Registration of state and local payroll tax as needed
  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation quarterly and year-end tax filings (W-2s, ACA, etc.)
  • Contribute to the implementation of a new HRIS/payroll system and optimize the processes and
    reporting post-implementation
    Partner closely with People Operations & Finance teams to develop and improve processes
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as needed


  • 4+ years of experience in multi-state payroll administration for exempt and nonexempt employees
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent  
  • Experience implementing HRIS systems a plus
  • High standards and safekeeping of confidential information
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to teach and train others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize appropriately and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Murdock Martell, Inc. is a leading consulting and recruiting firm that provides Finance, Accounting and HR solutions to established and emerging growth companies.  We represent some of the strongest companies in the Bay Area with an emphasis in technology and life sciences start-ups.



Job Skills:

Education Requirements:

Murdock Martell, Inc. is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

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