Payroll Accountant

San Francisco, California, United States
USD 33.65 - 45.67 per hour
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Details

Job Location
San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

Position Type
Full Time


We are looking for a reliable and precise professional to help us process and maintain our payroll information. The Payroll Accountant will process payroll on a timely basis, consistent with our company payroll schedule and ensure all tax documents are accurate. We are seeking an experienced candidate who can maintain all reports and prepare necessary payroll and accounting reports consistent with government laws and regulations.

At Synapse, our mission is to accelerate democratization of best in class financial products for everybody. If you are curious about the types of products we offer, please take a look at some of our products on our company site:
In order to be successful at Synapse, you should have experience with:
  • Oversee employee paychecks and process payroll on a biweekly basis via Paycom
  • Calculate net salaries considering deductions and withholdings
  • Ensure payroll and tax documents are accurate
  • Update general ledger and payroll files
  • Prepare accounting files, records, and schedules. Compile and issue individual compensation reports to each employee, and to the government, for tax purposes depending on type of employee or compensation activity
  • Monitor paid and unpaid leaves; calculate wages for overtime earnings and process vacation deductions.
  • Resolve any payroll discrepancies in a timely and efficient manner (e.g. overlooked bank holidays, late payments, etc.)
  • Answer employee questions concerning payroll
  • Participate in payroll audits
  • Ensure compliance with governmental laws on payroll accounting and taxes

Key qualifications:
  • Previous experience as a payroll accountant or in a similar role
  • Understanding local and governmental rules about payroll
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel
  • Great computational ability]
  • Attention to detail
  • A valid national certification (e.g. Fundamental Payroll Certification)]
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or relevant field
  • Growth Potential
  • Competitive Salary
  • Insurance (Health//Dental//Vision)
  • One Medical membership
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Monthly commuter allowance, for travel to and from work
  • Healthy on-site breakfast and lunch crafted by Synapse's own chefs
  • $70K - $95K
  • 0.0% - 0.001%

Synapse is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees.

We are looking for top notch individuals who are seeking a challenge. Our company is growing quickly. This is an exciting time to join our team. If you are interested in adding value to our team, please apply and we will be in touch.