Manager Global Payroll

Job Description

Posted on: 
2023-04-18 09:22

At Gemini, our mission is to empower the individual and that includes giving our employees flexibility of choice — our Office Optional Policy allows employees to choose to work from one of our physical locations or from home.

The Department:Finance Operations

The Role: Manager, Global Payroll

Gemini is seeking a Manager, Global Payroll with a drive to operate in a high-growth environment and strong experience in payroll, benefits, 401(k) and payroll accounting at a global company. The position will be an entrusted cross-functional business partner with People, Legal, Accounting and Tax teams. A focus on regulatory compliance and building strong internal controls is critical. This position is an individual contributor.


  • Manage full-cycle processing of US and International payroll on a semi-monthly or monthly basis as applicable
  • Manage partnership with payroll software service provider to optimize system functionality and exploit opportunities for process automation
  • Implement, maintain, and review payroll processing systems to ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll transactions including salaries, benefits, taxes and other deductions
  • Prepare journal entries and monthly payroll reconciliations
  • Manage tax and benefits compliance and reporting with all Federal, State, and Local payroll compliance, including tax withholding, and garnishments
  • Identify recommendations to scale processes to enhance payroll operational efficiency including the design and implementation of internal controls and maintain payroll policies and procedures
  • Answer employee questions regarding payroll and process payroll changes
  • Manage workers compensation and 401(k) plan audits
  • Ensure appropriate tax withholding, accounting and compliance, including global mobility tracking
  • Assist with the development of internal controls and the automation of equity processes
  • Ad-hoc projects as applicable


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or related course of study
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in payroll processing
  • Experience in accounting analysis and month-end reconciliations
  • Experience in international payroll processing
  • Ability to work well independently and as a team member in a time sensitive environment
  • Unquestionable ethics and discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive data
  • Advanced Excel skills required (critical to success in the position); experience with accounting software preferred
  • CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) certification preferred, but not required
  • Working knowledge of Workday and Netsuite preferred, but not required

It Pays to Work Here

The compensation & benefits package for this role includes:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • A discretionary annual bonus
  • Long-term incentive in the form of a new hire equity grant
  • Comprehensive health plans
  • 401K with company matching
  • Annual Learning & Development stipend
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Flexible time off
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