2 hours

Senior Payroll and Equity Accountant

Pacific Biosciences
Menlo Park, CA 94025
A successful candidate will have a strong accounting background including the accounting for stock-based compensation under ASC 718 (FAS 123R) with a good knowledge of payroll processing.  Initial knowledge about stock administration is not required but would be helpful.  Reporting to the Payroll Manager, this positions duties will include but not be limited to the following items:



  • Provide support to Payroll Manager and help to ensure compliance with regulatory payroll requirements 

  • Help to process semi-monthly payroll for approximately 400 employees using ADP Workforce Now

  • Prepare all payroll and stock-based compensation related journal entries and reconciliations

  • Ensure changes in ADP are properly reflected in Express Options (equity platform)

  • Work with managers to resolve timesheet issues 

  • Prepare manual checks as required 

  • Assist employees with payroll related questions 

  • Provide standard and ad hoc payroll reports 

  • Coordinate projects with HR

  • Create and submit 401k reports

  • Monitor Leave of Absence employees

  • Enter and validate Payroll entries

  • Work closely with Stock Administrator and be an effective backup for key functions


All listed tasks and responsibilities are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional tasks and responsibilities.


  • Knowledge of GL accounting and reconciling of Payroll and Stock-based compensation accounts

  • 4+ years Accounting experience

  • Basic payroll processing experience

  • Good communication skills

  • Attention to details

  • Self Starter

  • Working knowledge of Excel and Word

Highly preferred:

  • ADP Workforce Now 7.0 experience

  • BA/BS degree or CPP

  • Experience working in the accounting/payroll department at a publicly traded company

Nice to have:

  • Express Options or Shareworks equity experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.


Posted: 2020-04-04 Expires: 2020-05-04

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Pacific Biosciences
Menlo Park, CA 94025

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