Senior Payroll Specialist at The Trade Desk

| Greater LA Area
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The Trade Desk is changing the way global brands and their agencies advertise to audiences around the world. How? With a media-buying platform that helps brands deliver a more insightful and relevant ad experience for consumers — and sets a new standard for global reach, accuracy, and transparency.

So if you’re talented, driven, creative, and hungry to bring something entirely new and wildly ambitious into the world (and have some fun doing it), then we want to talk.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR:

The Senior Payroll Specialist will report to the Sr. Payroll Manager and be responsible for performing the full spectrum of duties accurately and timely for our US, biweekly, multi state payroll. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Perform daily payroll functions including processing on-cycle/off-cycle payrolls as required
  • Prepare payroll review workbooks for management review in adherence with SOX controls
  • Audit and validate all payroll transmissions for accuracy and reasonability of fluctuation
  • Accurately report compensation related to equity
  • Perform daily reconciliation of all payrolls in partnership with G/L Accounting team
  • Develop ad-hoc financial and operational reporting as needed
  • Manage time and tasks to execute all payrolls accurately and timely
  • Streamline and automate manual tasks by leveraging current systems in place
  • Perform/review prior period adjustments as needed
  • First level payroll contact for all payroll inquiries
  • Research, analyze and resolve payroll-related queries, including tax notices
  • Create and import data into Workday via EIB process
  • Process timely and with confidentiality, all garnishment notices
  • Apply for new state jurisdiction and set up in Workday as needed
  • Prepare quarter and year-end review workbooks for manager review
  • Perform and track prior quarter adjustments/amendments to completion
  • Cross train with partnering payroll specialist(s) to ensure business continuity
  • Partner with People Ops/HRIS/Benefits to understand and support voluntary payroll deductions
  • Possess clear understanding of proper taxation of employer provided benefits
  • Partner with HRIS/3rd party configuration support to report and resolve Workday issues
  • Partner with Global Mobility team to monitor international assignments and report shadow payroll
  • Support Finance, People Ops, and other business partners to deliver accurate payroll

WHO YOU ARE:

  • 7+ years of multi-state payroll processing experience, including setting up new state jurisdiction
  • Current experience with Workday HCM/Payroll and OSV wage/tax service
  • Strong knowledge of payroll principles, best practices, federal and state regulations
  • Analytical skills and ability to perform detailed, technical payroll calculations
  • Critical thinking skills to resolve issues or improve processes.
  • Ability to prioritize and work under deadline pressures
  • Experience with reporting equity compensation
  • Possess an aptitude for customer service
  • Self-starter who can work independently and learn quickly
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Previously worked with a publicly held company
  • Strong understanding of SOX compliance requirements
  • CPP is a plus

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The Trade Desk does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event a candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of The Trade Desk. The Trade Desk is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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Location

Our LA office is across the street from the Promenade at Howard Hughes Center, offering a wide range of amenities with easy freeway access.

An Insider's view of The Trade Desk

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

It’s not uncommon in our Ventura office for several engineers to go surfing on their lunch break or when the waves are just right. For those of us who can’t seem to swim, we tend to play basketball during lunch. Others like to take hikes behind the office along the hillside, work out or even run along the beach.

Ephraim

Data Specialist

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We work in pods of 3-4 per client. Each pod has a trader, account executive, and account manager. Typically, account managers handle the daily communication with the client, provide platform training, support traders in optimizing/troubleshooting campaigns, and support sales. The three roles are indispensable to each client .

Amy

Account Coordinator

How does the company support your career growth?

Everyone at The Trade Desk invests in each other’s growth. Management is very good about keeping up with everyone and understanding what your career plans are to help work with you in achieving them. The best part is being able to work together with a brilliant team to learn and grow together so you are never alone.

Nathan

Trading Specialist

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

One of my favorite meetings is our monthly product pitch where employees from all over the company get to pitch their ideas to our senior leadership and product teams. We are a product driven company and nothing informs the direction of our business more than having a say in what we should build next.

Alex

VP, Client Services & Strategy

What’s the vibe like in the office?

People come to the office to get their work done, but also want to enjoy their time in the office as well. We all take turns DJ’ing the Bluetooth speaker in the office and taking music requests from others. There’s constant collaboration and communication going on between all teams in the office.

Katie

Senior Account Manager

What are The Trade Desk Perks + Benefits

The Trade Desk Benefits Overview

At The Trade Desk we think what you do outside the office is just as important as what you do inside the office, which is why we offer a range of benefits to help our employees lead a healthy and balanced life. We offer competitive benefits ranging from parental leave to savings and investments plan that help you plan for the future. We have offices around the world and they all have something that makes them unique, whether there's a fridge stocked with local craft beer, or daily ping pong tournaments, there's always something fun happening at our TTD offices.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Friendly Nerf wars, Foosball tourneys, and good vibes...our LA office is centered around bringing your whole self to work.

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