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An overview of this role

As a US Payroll Analyst at GitLab, you will work closely with other members of the Payroll team in handling our US payroll. You will report to the Payroll Manager and work fully remote within the Americas region. If you have 3+ years of public company payroll experience and proven to be self-motivated, tech-savvy, and able to deliver results in a fast-paced environment, this position may be the right fit for you. 

What you’ll do
  • Process full-cycle US payroll on a semi-monthly cadence for 1,100+ (and growing) team members across 49 states in addition to off-cycle payroll runs (as needed).
  • Assist new hires with payroll onboarding requirements. 
  • Process final payments for terminated team members while complying with state laws.
  • Responsible for ensuring data integrity across multiple disparate systems (e.g. Workday HCM, ADP Workforce Now, Fidelity).
  • Process benefit deduction changes and ensuring 401(k) changes are updated accordingly.
  • Apply funding for 401(k) contributions and perform reconciliations.
  • Partner with various departments such as Stock Admin, People Operations, Benefits, Accounting, and Internal Audit to achieve cross-functional objectives.
  • Assist the Accounting team with month-end and year-end matters.
  • Assist with compliance related matters such as but not limited to multi-jurisdiction tax withholdings, garnishments, reconciling payroll data, reviewing timesheets for non-exempt team members, etc. 
  • Register for new state and/or local tax jurisdictions.
  • Research and resolve tax notices from government agencies.
  • Responsible for Washington and Ohio worker compensation insurance on an annual and quarterly basis.
  • Analyze and detect opportunities for improvement and suggest scalable processes and/or best practices.
  • Create and/or maintain documentation as it relates to payroll processing, operational procedures, compliance, and other payroll-related matters.
  • Provide exemplary support to our US team members by responding to inquiries on an almost daily basis.
  • Assist with year-end payroll activities such as but not limited to payroll reconciliations, W-2 review, outstanding tax related matters, etc.
What you’ll bring 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, and/or Accounting.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of relevant and progressive payroll experience in a public tech company.
  • ADP Workforce Now experience required; Workday HCM experience is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of accounting, taxation, and finance concepts as it relates to payroll.
  • Knowledge in California payroll laws and regulations required.
  • Proficiency in utilizing Google Suite and Microsoft Excel.
  • Exceptional organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to think critically and outside the box. 
  • Ability to work independently with a team first mentality.
How GitLab will support you

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you’re excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.


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