Payroll Manager

Finance San Jose, California Tulsa, Oklahoma Calabasas, California (Req. #6318)


Xperi invents, develops and delivers technologies that create extraordinary experiences at home and on the go for millions of people around the world. Powering billions of consumer electronics, connected cars and digital content titles, we make entertainment more immersive, driving more intelligent and personalized interaction through our renowned consumer brands: DTS®, HD Radio™, IMAX® Enhanced and TiVo®.
Xperi (NYSE: XPER) is a publicly traded technology company headquartered in San Jose, CA with approximately 2,000 employees across North America, Europe and Asia. Come join a thriving team where you can play an integral role in shaping the future of entertainment technology.

About the role:
Xperi is seeking a Payroll Manager to join our corporate accounting team on a hybrid schedule. In this role, you will oversee and supervise the company’s payroll functions, ensuring pay is processed on time, accurately, and in compliance with government regulations. You will also be responsible for all payroll accounting and related monthly close activities.  The Payroll Manager will work closely with HR, Legal and Finance in relations to payroll, benefits and other compensation related matters. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, collaborative and should possess solid interpersonal skills.  In addition, the successful candidate should have strong technical payroll knowledge and proficient in all facets of payroll accounting.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage the US payroll team.
  • Manage semi-monthly payroll processing in ADP for 800+ employees for US and Canada, including:
  • Review and ensure accuracy of approved timesheets; track and deduct all withholdings, garnishments and other benefit deductions such as 401(k)
  • Ensure that employee changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis
  • Review changes for proper authorization; ensure timely submission of 401(k) funding
  • Own month-end close, quarter-end and year-end payroll processes and related tax reconciliations. Prepare month-end payroll journal entries.
  • Thorough understanding of payroll accounting.
  • Responsible for all payroll related accruals.
  • Reconcile payroll and payroll tax clearing account monthly.
  • Work with internal and external auditors for quarterly reviews, year-end audits, and SOX audits of procedures and controls as needed; work with 401(k) and workers’ comp auditors for annual compliance audit.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable payroll laws/regulations.
  • Collaborate with Legal, Finance, HR, broker and other third-party providers to communicate materials, compliance and management reports.
  • Manage relationships with external service providers such as ADP and Fidelity.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance preferred or equivalent
  • Minimum five years of experience in payroll or accounting preferably for a medium to large employer
  • Extensive knowledge of the payroll function including preparation, balancing, internal control, and payroll taxes
  • Strong payroll accounting experience and skills
  • Management experience: 2+ years
  • Familiar with ADP
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, written/verbal, and the ability to interact with employees at all levels
  • Experience using Excel for analyzing data, including knowledge of pivots and common functions
  • A working knowledge of stock administration is a plus
  • CPP and CEP certification is a plus
Life @ Xperi:
At Xperi, we value People, Customers, Performance and Innovation. We are dedicated to creating a workplace where all employees have a voice and sense of belonging, feel safe and valued, and are acknowledged for how their unique differences contribute to organizational culture and business outcomes.
Our employees and their families are important to us, and our comprehensive pay, stock and benefits programs reflect that. Xperi supports personal well-being, builds financial security and enables employees to share in our collective success.
Rewards include:
  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonuses) and comprehensive benefits designed to foster work-life balance, care for your health, protect your finances and help you save and invest for the future.
  • Generous paid time away from work, including flexible time off, holidays and sick time, health and wellness initiatives, and a charitable match program to help you give back to your community.
  • Great perks, which vary by location and can be site-specific: employee discounts, transportation reimbursements, subsidized cafes and fitness facilities.
  • A flexible, hybrid work environment combining the best of in-office collaboration and community-building along with the benefits of working from home.
The estimated base salary range for this full-time position is $109,059 - $139,050 plus bonus, and benefits, and can vary if outside of this location. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, competencies, experience, market demands, internal parity, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range and perks and benefits for your location during the hiring process.