Senior Payroll Administrator

| Greater LA Area
DISQO is a next-generation consumer insights platform. We provide the highest quality consumer data to the world's largest market research agencies, analytics companies, and brands. We operate one of the world's largest true consumer insights panels. This data helps our clients understand user behavior, build better experiences, and make better decisions. We utilize cutting-edge technology and innovative, out-of-the-box strategies to collect and analyze insights which help shape the products and services of tomorrow.
We are looking for a Senior Payroll Administrator to join our Finance and Accounting team. This role will be reporting to the Controller and will lead our payroll functions. You will work to ensure our payroll expenses and taxes are paid correctly and on a timely basis.

What you will do:

  • Prepare and process full cycle, semi-monthly, multi-state payroll, including time sheets, bonus payments, commission payments, expense report reimbursements and more.
  • Run an efficient and world class payroll function for a rapidly growing and fast paced company.
  • Manage payroll and timekeeping systems to ensure accurate data, including the set up of employee records, validate employees’ changes, and review submissions of approved timesheets.
  • Review and approve benefit changes and enrollments to ensure deductions are flowing into payroll correctly, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Ensure all compliance reports are prepared and fully reconciled – complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by staying abreast of new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge
  • Support employee related payroll questions and inquiries.
  • Reconcile payroll data and prepare necessary journal entries and upload into ERP system for posting.
  • Support in monthly, quarterly and year-end tasks including reconciliations, journal entries and year end forms for payroll and benefits.
  • Set up local service tax accounts, earned income tax accounts, state withholding tax accounts, state unemployment insurance accounts for new states as we grow.
  • Partner with HR and Accounting on matters involving employee compensation, benefits and disability payments, including 401(k) contributions and other payroll funding.
  • Ensure systems are set up and updated to reflect our current employee base, including wages, benefits, paid time off, ect.
  • Oversee 401(k) administration including balancing, funding, change verifications, term true-up, year-end true up, and post year-end true up and 5500 audit.
  • Review and audit quarterly and annual tax forms, reporting and any applicable stock transactions.
  • Create and maintain a payroll policies and procedures guide for the organization.
  • Ensure payroll procedures are compliant, efficient, and current.

What you bring to the table:

  • 5+ years of full-cycle, multi-state payroll experience
  • International payroll experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, human resources, or related field
  • Professional certifications a plus
  • Familiarity with payroll and HRIS software
  • Analytical and methodical with experience in payroll administration and deep knowledge of payroll regulations
  • Excellent understanding and knowledge of multi-location payroll and taxes
  • Detail oriented
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Prior system conversion a plus

Perks & Benefits:
·100% covered Medical/Dental/Vision for employee, 80% for dependents
·Equity
·Unlimited Vacation
·Flexible work hours
·Catered lunches 3x a week
·Stocked pantry
·Happy Hours
·Onsite Fitness Program
·Discounted Gym Membership
·Quarterly Offsites
·401K
·Life Insurance
·FSA
·Paid Maternity/Paternity leave
·Disability Insurance
·Travel Assistance Program
·24/7 Counseling Services offered to employees
DISQO is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery, innovation, and growth are possible when we open ourselves to new possibilities, perspectives, and approaches. That’s why, at DISQO, we welcome, support, and empower individuals from diverse backgrounds. Exceptional teams are rooted in extraordinary people, each with a unique story and a compelling set of skills. DISQO does not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), genetic information, protected military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
*Recruiting firms that submit resumes to DISQO without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

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Location

Located in the heart of downtown Glendale’s thriving tech community, DISQO is conveniently near a myriad of great eateries & entertainment options.

An Insider's view of DISQO

What are some social events your company does?

We have weekly happy hours, lunches and after hours activities. They include Nerf gun fights, karaoke, bowling, weekly basketball games, ping pong, puppy day, trivia games and a lot more!

Siran

Accounting

What projects are you most excited about?

DISQO's consumer facing product, Survey Junkie, is an awesome project to work on. Between building new features and responding to customers, at the rate we move, the project never gets old. Also, working on something that is used by millions of people is super fulfilling as I know everything I do makes an impact in the lives of others.

Roque

Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

DISQO granted me the opportunity to learn the fundamental framework to building a successful product while focusing on the user. As a recent college graduate, I can’t imagine to be working with a greater company than DISQO as they really encourage the work hard, play hard culture to all its employees.

David

Product Management

What is your vision for the company?

We want to build a trusted world where all brand decisions result in ultimate consumer satisfaction, a world where brands and consumers connect to create the best products & experiences together.

It's quite an ambitious & technically challenging goal, with an impact so massive, it will benefit all of humanity.

Drew

CTO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe at DISQO can simply be described as fun. Whether it’s making watermelon slushee’s in the kitchen or playing a random game of UNO, there’s always something going on. Even when the work gets intense, you can always hear laughter throughout the office.

Marina

Talent Acquisition

What are DISQO Perks + Benefits

DISQO Benefits Overview

Fully subsidized medical, dental and vision PPO plan,
Flexible schedule,
Gym membership,
Fully stocked kitchen and catered lunches,
Fun culture - happy hours, games, off-site team building activities,
Smart passionate coworkers.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
DISQO provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Core hours, Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
DISQO offers employees who commute or forego a parking pass completely, a monthly stipend.
Company Outings
DISQO hosts company outings Quarterly. Our previous quarterly events include bowling, a scavenger hunt in Santa Monica and a pool party in Malibu.
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
DISQO has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks and all kinds of beverages.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
DISQO provides discounted membership to 24 Hour Fitness.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Every few weeks, we host Taco Talks, where representatives from different departments share recent wins, ongoing projects, and more.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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