The Senior Payroll Analyst plays an integral role by helping to ensure everyone gets paid accurately and on time. You will have a direct impact on the employee experience, system implementations, and have the opportunity to collaborate on special projects. As a valued member of the Finance team, you will play a key role in compliance, audits and assist with building sustainable processes. You will report into our Payroll Manager and can be based remotely or hybrid in our San Francisco HQ.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Create import files (new hires, deductions, modifications) from Workday to ADP WFN and troubleshoot import errors

  • Understand Discord’s policies and benefits and translate it into Payroll while ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Correct taxation based on type of earnings (Regular, Bonus, Equity Pay Runs and home/work locations (state and local taxes)

  • Manage special pay runs and process terminations while maintaining high levels of confidentiality

  • Help create desktop procedures, suggest process improvements, and document SOX controls

  • Create and validate custom reports as needed for audits/special requests

  • Process journal entries and month end reconciliations

  • Collaborate with Finance, People Ops, and other business partners to implement new benefits/projects including systems implementations, audit preparation, and other special projects as needed

You’ll Thrive In This Role If You Have

  • 3+ years of payroll experience, preferably at a public company

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance, or related discipline; CPP preferred

  • Understanding of Payroll Accounting and the related debits and credit entries, as well as Payroll laws and regulations in CA and other states

  • Knowledge of taxation based on type of earnings - Regular, Bonus, Equity Pay Runs and home/work locations (state and local taxes)

  • Strong partnership and collaboration skills

  • Preference for experience with ADP Workforce Now, Oracle, and/or Workday

Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive medical insurance including Health, Dental and Vision (plus up to $20,000 for gender affirmation procedures)

  • Mental health resources and quarterly wellness stipends

  • 16+ paid holidays, 4 weeks of PTO + use-what-you-need sick days

  • Paid parental leave (plus fertility, adoption and other family planning benefits)

  • Flexible long-term work options (remote and hybrid)

  • Volunteer time off

  • A diverse slate of Employee Resource Groups

  • Plus commuter contributions and other perks for office-based employees

About Us

Discord is a voice, video and text app that helps friends and communities come together to hang out and explore their interests — from artists and activists, to study groups, sneakerheads, plant parents, and more. With 150 million monthly users across 19 million active communities, called servers, Discord has grown to become one of the most popular communications services in the world. Discord was built without selling ads or user data and instead, offers a premium subscription called Nitro that gives users special perks like higher quality streams and fun customizations.

We’re working toward an inclusive world where no one feels like an outsider, where genuine human connection is a click, text chat, or voice call away. A place where everyone can find belonging. Challenging? Heck yes. Rewarding? Double heck yes. It’s a mission that gives us the chance to positively impact millions of people all over the world. So if this strikes a chord with you, come build belonging with us!