Senior Payroll Manager

| Palo Alto, CA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 135,000-200,000 Annually
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Aptos is a people-first blockchain on a mission to help billions of people achieve universal and fair access to decentralized assets in a safe and scalable way.

Founded by some of the original creators and maintainers that researched, designed, and built the Diem blockchain to serve this purpose, we have dedicated several years toward this mission. We believe the open-source Diem technology we have developed is an important foundation of a safe and scalable web3 world where everyone has more equitable opportunities to grow and access financial assets with lower fees and fewer intermediaries.  

Aptos (Ohlone for "The People") encompasses our mission and ethos for why we build.

About The Role

We are seeking an experienced payroll and accounting professional to join our team. This role is a critical bridge between our Finance and People projects and responsibilities. Our ideal candidate will be the day-to-day person running our payroll, employee spend, and employee equity and Token management and deployment efforts. 

As a quickly growing company, we know that continued investment in our core Finance and People practices will allow us to move even more rapidly as a team. We are looking for someone who is inspired and passionate about building and supporting a strong Finance and People function that helps power our growth.
What you'll be doing:

  • Process domestic and global payroll and reimbursements for all employees and contractors accurately and on time
  • Administer equity compensation plans, including managing equity awards, processing transactions, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements in collaboration with Legal
  • Lead the day-to-day for token management and deployment
  • Prepare role-related reports and update forecasting models
  • Respond to role-related inquiries from employees and leadership
  • Ensure compliance with relevant federal, state, and local laws and regulations
  • Assist with month-end closing processes, including preparing associated payroll and journal entries, as applicable
  • File and pay state registrations and taxes
  • Administer and monitor benefit programs, policies, and procedures

What we’re looking for:

  • At least 5 years of experience 
  • Knowledge of payroll, benefits, and equity software and processes
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and proactively with vendors and leadership
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Preference for working knowledge in Rippling, Deel, Quickbooks, and NetSuite

The base salary range for this full-time position is $135k-$200k. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and typical maximum target for new hire salaries for the position of a candidate based in the Bay Area at any level. We do hire exceptionally talented professionals with decades of experience in their field. As such, our range may be higher than what is displayed. Our base salary ranges are determined by experience and location, and we hire at all levels for multiple roles. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location, job-related skills demonstrated during the interviews, working experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include equity, tokens, or benefits.

Our Benefits

  • 100% insurance premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents (US Employees)
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Flexible vacation time, 11 holidays, and floating company days off 
  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity (RSUs)
  • Protocol Token Grants
  • 401k matching (US Employees)
  • Fun and inclusive in-person and digital events

Aptos is committed to diversity in the workplace, and we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not hire on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

We are committed to providing a safe and secure hiring process for all applicants. Unfortunately, there are individuals who may attempt to impersonate Aptos or our employees for fraudulent purposes.
To protect yourself, please be aware of the following:
  • We will never ask you for payment of any kind during the application or onboarding process, including fees for background checks, training, or equipment.
  • We will always communicate with you using our official company email domain.
  • We will never request your personal financial information, such as your social security number or bank account details, during the initial application stages or via email or a video/voice call when onboarding.

If you encounter any suspicious activity or requests that seem out of the ordinary, please do not hesitate to report it to us at [email protected].

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