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Payroll Manager



Accounting & Finance
Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Everlaw’s mission is to promote justice by illuminating truth. Our company culture is open and vibrant and we’re committed to the professional growth of our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular check-ins with managers regarding career goals. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, thinking big, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! Think you’re missing some of the skills and are hesitant to apply? We do not believe in the ‘perfect’ candidate and encourage you to apply if you feel you can bring value to our team.

We are looking for an experienced Payroll Manager to oversee and manage our company's payroll processes. The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years of experience in payroll processing with at least 2 in a supervisory/management role, and come with a strong understanding of payroll regulations, compliance, and best practices. The Payroll Manager will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely payroll processing while maintaining confidentiality and integrity.

Getting started

  • We want you to feel like part of the team early on! Our onboarding process will integrate you into the company with informative sessions on our product, policies, processes, and team structure and goals.
  • We’re excited for you to learn, grow, and contribute right away! We trust that you’ll bring experience and knowledge that will uplift and uplevel the team, but we don’t expect you to know everything on Day 1.

In your role, you'll...

  • Oversee the end-to-end payroll process, including but not limited to, payroll processing, tax compliance, and benefits administration.
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll for all employees, including salary payments, deductions, and bonuses.
  • Review and reconcile payroll data to ensure accuracy and compliance with company policies and regulations.
  • Collaborate with HR and finance teams to ensure alignment of payroll processes with overall business objectives.
  • Stay updated on payroll regulations and compliance requirements and implement necessary changes to ensure adherence.
  • Handle payroll inquiries and issues from employees, providing timely and effective resolution.
  • Generate payroll reports and analytics to support business decision-making and financial reporting.
  • Lead and mentor the payroll team, providing guidance and support to ensure high performance and professional development.

About you

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related field.
  • You have at least 7 years of progressive experience in payroll, with at least 2 years of experience managing/supervising a team, preferably in a fast-paced environment.
  • You possess strong knowledge of payroll regulations, tax laws, and compliance requirements.
  • You have hands-on experience with payroll software/systems (e.g., ADP, Paylocity) and proficiency in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • You have excellent attention to detail, analytical skills, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • You have communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • You are a proven leader with the ability to mentor and develop a team.
  • If you possess a Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation, that is a plus!
  • If you have experience with implementing a payroll system, that is a plus!


  • The expected salary range for this role is between $125,000 and $155,000. The final offered salary will be dependent upon many factors including the candidate’s experience and skills. The base pay range is subject to change in the future.
  • Equity program401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care expenses
  • Paid parental leave and approximately 10 days (80 hours) per year of sick leave
  • Seventeen paid vacation days plus 11 federal holidays
  • Membership to Modern Health to help employees prioritize mental health and wellness
  • Annual allocation for Learning & Development opportunities and applicable professional membership dues
  • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance
  • Find out more about our Benefits and Perks


  • Work in Uptown Oakland, just steps from the BART line and dozens of restaurants and walking distance to Lake Merritt
  • Flexible work-from-home days on Tuesdays and Fridays
  • Monthly home internet reimbursement
  • Enjoy a wide variety of snacks and beverages in the office
  • Bond over company-wide out-of-the-box events and fun activities with your team
  • Time off for company-sponsored volunteer events and 4 paid hours per quarter to volunteer at a charitable organization of your choice
  • Take advantage of learning and career development opportunities
  • Ranked #9 on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2023 for US small and medium companies
  • One of Wealthfront’s 2021 Career Launching Companies, and ranked #2 on the “2022 Bay Area Best Places to Work” list by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal
  • One of Fast Company’s World's Most Innovative Companies for 2022 and proud contributor of free ediscovery resources to benefit the greater good through “Everlaw for Good”
  • #LI-JD1
  • #LI-Hybrid
Pursue Truth While Finding Yours
At Everlaw, we are deeply invested in pursuing the truth, for our clients and for our employees. We know that when you’re empowered to pursue your passions, it is reflected in the work. That’s why we’re committed to the professional growth of all our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular career check-ins with managers. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you!
We help law firms, government agencies, and corporations sift through millions of documents of evidence in big lawsuits and investigations to find the proverbial smoking gun (or needle in the haystack -- pick your metaphor). It's a multi-billion dollar space typically dominated by service-oriented vendors, and we're coming at it with cutting-edge technology and elegant design. It's working, and we've been growing very rapidly: we host hundreds of terabytes of data and work with all 50 state Attorneys General and hundreds of law firms on some of the most high-profile cases litigated today.
Everlaw is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. We respect the gender, gender identity and gender expression of our applicants and employees, and we honor requests for pronouns. It is our policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, including the California Equal Pay Act. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Everlaw requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies. If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine, unless you have received a medical or religious exemption.
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