Visit website

Payroll Administrator - Private Equity

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Full-time
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • 100K - 125K USD a year

Our private equity client in Menlo Park is searching for a Payroll Administrator to join their growing team. You will be overseeing the payroll functions and processes for a diverse employee population that sits in multiple locations.



  • Process and manage payroll for employees across multiple locations, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.

  • Utilize payroll software to maintain employee records, generate reports, and address any system-related issues.

  • Stay current with local, state, and federal labor laws to ensure compliance across all locations.

  • Manage standard rates of pay, meal allowances, and overtime calculations to ensure they are in line with company policies and legal requirements.

  • Address employee inquiries and resolve payroll-related issues in a timely and professional manner.

  • Collaborate with Human Resources and other departments to ensure smooth payroll operations.

  • Regularly review and update payroll processes and procedures to improve efficiency and maintain compliance with changing regulations.

  • Maintain confidentiality of sensitive employee information and handle any sensitive issues with discretion and professionalism such as terminations, new hires, and changes to pay rates.



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.

  • 5+ years of experience in payroll administration

  • Proficiency in payroll software (ADP, TriNet, Paychex, etc)

  • Strong understanding of local, state, and federal labor laws and regulations.

  • Experience working with hourly employees and managing standard rates of pay, meal allowances, and overtime.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively address employee inquiries and concerns.