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Payroll Specialist at Zscaler, Inc.

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Jose, California

Job Description:




Zscaler enables the world s leading organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile and cloud first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. Zscaler services are 100% cloud-delivered and offer the simplicity, enhanced security, and improved user experience that traditional appliances are unable to match. Used in more than 185 countries, Zscaler operates the world s largest cloud security platform, protecting thousands of enterprises and government agencies from cyberattacks and data loss. The Zscaler platform operates at a carrier grade level we process over 25 billion transactions a day in our cloud to protect our customers.

The Payroll Specialist Reports to the Manager of Payroll and Equity


* Process the semi-monthly US payroll for 500+ employees using ADP Workforce Now

* Process the semi-monthly Canada payroll through ADP-Canada

* Responsible for reporting US and Canada equity transactions (NSOs, ISOs, ESPP and RSUs) in Payroll

* Perform variable pay, stock, or other supplemental or non-recurring pay runs, ensuring timely tax deposits

* Ensure timely reporting and payment of the employer s and employees withholding taxes and miscellaneous withholdings to appropriate agencies - Work with ADP Tax Services to resolve any issues

* Responsible for preparation of payroll journal entries and GL account reconciliations

* Continuously identify and develop process efficiency solutions to streamline operations and improve productivity

* Responsible for filing payroll amendments

* Maintain compliance of payroll processes within SOX guidelines

* Ensure that payroll processing related controls and narratives are kept up to date and accurately represent current best practices

* Responsible for accurate processing of year-end payroll, W-2, and government reporting

* Collaborate with Human Resources for payroll related matters such as new hires, terminations, merit increases, benefits, and change of status

* Collaborate with the Payroll Team in India to ensure timely and accurate processing of Worldwide payrolls

* Work on special projects, including process documentation and improvements, system updates, integrations, upgrades or implementations including user acceptance testing (UAT)

* Maintains knowledge of applicable state and federal wage and hour laws. Facilitates management and employee understanding of payroll requirements and procedures


* Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting

* 4 to 5+ years of experience in a payroll processing role

* Experience in payroll accounting (GL Entries and Accounts Reconciliation)

* Experience with reporting equity transactions in Payroll (i.e. ESPP, ISO, etc.),

* Experience with MS Excel

* Familiar with ADP Workforce Now from both payroll and general ledger perspectives

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to manage multiple projects while simultaneously meeting payroll and departmental deadlines

* Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner

* Ability to provide consistent high-quality service to both internal and external payroll clients through inquiry resolutions and follow ups

* Familiarity with processing payroll with SuccessFactors as the HRIS is preferred

* Previous system implementation experience is a plus


* A fun, passionate and collaborative workplace

* Competitive salary and benefits

* The pace and excitement of working for a Silicon Valley Unicorn


People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry* Do you want to work on disruptive technology* Do you thrive in a fluid work environment* Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement* If you said yes, we d love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team.

Learn more at or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.