TempeRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Tempe jobs

Payroll Manager

Company: Iridium Satellite LLC
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Payroll Manager

Job Locations


Job ID




Worker Category

Regular Full-Time[F]

Company Overview

Iridium is an award-winning and innovative satellite communications company with bragging rights to the only network that offers voice and data connectivity anywhere in the world. For over 20 years, Iridium's unique network and services have supported critical communications needs for individuals, businesses, and the evolving Internet of Things. At Iridium, we understand the importance of staying connected and the limitations of traditional communications networks. People across the globe, including first responders, humanitarians, global militaries, scientific researchers, and lone workers, as well as ships, aircraft and remote operations all rely on Iridium to stay connected. We take our responsibility for providing these essential communications very seriously and pride ourselves on offering a reliable lifeline when needed. Likewise, Iridium is committed to providing an exciting and innovative workplace, where employees are challenged to think outside the box and collaborate on new, bold ideas and solutions. Our talented teams are passionate about their work and the impact our company makes around the world. Iridium fosters an empowering and inclusive culture that allows employees to genuinely be their best selves. We are looking for others who want to join this truly unique company that celebrates our employees and provides the opportunity to truly make a difference in the world.

Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities

What We're Looking For:If you have 8+ years of payroll experience and think satellites are pretty cool, then you will be excited about the Payroll Manager opening with Iridium on our Accounting team. As a Payroll Manager, you'll be responsible for identifying and implementing enhancements and solutions in support of Iridium's payroll. In this role, you will focus primarily on leading and processing payroll. You will succeed in this role if you have recent experience processing payroll and enjoy working cross-functionally across finance, accounting, HR, tax and legal departments. What You'll Do:

  • Accountable for the processing of multi-state bi-weekly payrolls with shift differentials, annual bonus payrolls, quarterly RSU vesting payrolls, and options exercise payrolls
  • Maintain all payroll-related spreadsheets including vacation accruals, bonus & commission accruals, severance accruals, equity compensation and headcount reports
  • Perform payroll-related accounting responsibilities, including preparing journal entries and account reconciliations and modifying GLI files from ADP
  • Understand and implement overtime rules for non-exempt employees and review overtime calculations and process bi-weekly timesheets, analyze results, and work with employees and Financial Systems team on timesheet issues
  • Partner with Human Resources, Tax and Legal departments in all payroll-related matters
  • Translate written agreements and numerical data into detailed payroll calculations and ensure SOX compliance for payroll processes
  • Analyze and validate effective labor rate calculations and work with project accounting to reconcile variances
  • Support HR with equity compensation matters e.g. reviewing grant slides for Compensation Committee meetings and reviewing related input data for equity admin system
  • Lead or participate in various audits including the workers comp audit and the 401k audit and interact with internal and external auditors
  • Analyze impact of changes to incentive accrual rate at various corporate goal achievement levels
  • Assist accounting team with other tasks such as bank reconciliations

    Experience & Education Requirements / EEO

    What You'll Need to Succeed:Bachelors Degree in Accounting or a related field or equivalent work experience8+ years of progressive experience including accounting, payroll processing, and managementExperience with a public company with strong internal control environment Expert-level MS Office applications experience including but not limited to Excel, Outlook, and WordIn depth knowledge and experience in ADP Workforce NowExcellent communication skills, with the ability to clearly convey products, deliverables, analyses, and/or issues to groups outside of your team or those who are unfamiliar with the topicHave confidence and be able to easily build relationships with leadership and colleagues outside of your teamPossess an analytical mindset, with the ability to understand a situation or problem and think critically to make decisions and come up with out-of-the-box solutionsBe proactive in providing feedback and be enthusiastic in sharing your knowledge with othersCapable of prioritizing your own tasks and potentially the tasks of others while making sure deadlines are metThings That Would be Great if You Brought to the Table:Certified payroll professional Experience in GP DynamicsWe'll also need you to:There is no travelUS citizenship is requiredIridium requires all employees/new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable state or local law. Iridium is an equal opportunity employer and will consider requests for exemption from this policy as a reasonable accommodation where it can do so absent undue hardship, consistent with federal, state, and local law. Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.

Keywords: Iridium Satellite LLC, Tempe , Payroll Manager, Human Resources , Tempe, Arizona

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Arizona jobs by following @recnetAZ on Twitter!

Tempe RSS job feeds