Senior Payroll Manager

Website Sensei Ag

About the job

About Sensei Ag

Sensei Ag is a market-changing AgTech company aiming to solve global gaps and inconsistencies in nutrition, food safety, and food security through the transformative power of data. Guided by the capabilities and insights of our founders, technology entrepreneur Larry Ellison and Dr. David Agus, we design, develop and deploy cutting-edge agricultural technologies to build a better, more stable food supply that is capable of feeding our entire world nutritionally-relevant, delicious, affordable meals.

Everything we do is evidence-led, radically transparent, always enriching.

You can read our story here or see some recent press: Business Wire, Condé Nast Traveler

Position Description

We are looking for a Senior Payroll Manager, to own global payroll for the company, including accurate and efficient payroll operations, scaling globally, working with HR, Accounting, external partners, and driving exceptional employee experience. The successful candidate will bring leadership, payroll expertise, and global payroll experience to support rapid growth. They will report to the D. The ideal candidate will have effective communication skills, a passion for growth and learning, and thrives in a highly collaborative workplace.


    • Own and manage the global payroll team, programs, projects, and processes
    • Ensure the timely and accurate processing of regular payroll in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and company policies and procedures
    • Ensure data accuracy and process integrity
    • Ensure the timely and accurate processing of all reporting and filing requirements
    • Assist with month-end accounting close and related procedures
    • Support all internal and external audits related to payroll
    • Collaborate with HR to manage payroll service providers
    • Anticipate, assess, and manage issues and risks independently
    • Quickly resolve issues when they arise, address the root cause, and recommend mitigation plans to build business resilience
    • Continuously drive improvements, automation, communication, and education to increase quality, improve employee experience, and enable rapid scaling
    • Proactively identify, drive, and scale improvements in payroll systems, policies, and processes
    • Provide expert advice and execution to achieve business goals related to payroll
    • Drive change management and successful adoption of all payroll changes
    • Collaborate closely with our internal Business, HR, and Finance teams
    • Build strong, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders (such as HR, Accounting, Finance, IT, business functions, and external service providers)


    • 10+ Years of experience in payroll leadership, including management of in-house payroll
    • Hands-on experience with different Payroll, Time and Attendance, Human Resources Information Systems, and Payroll Service Providers preferred
    • Global company payroll experience strongly preferred
    • Experience in a food manufacturing / farming environment preferred
    • Diverse HR experience (payroll, operations, benefits, immigration, etc.) preferred
    • Excellent project management and organization skills, including the ability to manage effectively numerous concurrent projects and tasks in a fast-paced and rapidly growing environment
    • Excellent reasoning, analytical, and reporting skills
    • Excellent communication, employee relations, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to navigate complex sensitive situations with professionalism and confidentiality
    • Ability to plan, organize, develop and implement projects and procedures
    • Time management skills – capable of working under pressure to meet deadlines
    • A self-starter, who will take on initiative to lead and drive Payroll without constant direction
    • Bachelor’s Degree or certification in operations management, Human Resources Management or another relevant field

Preferred Skills And Abilities

    • Experience with NetSuite, ADP, Global Payroll Systems
    • Payroll Systems implementation
    • Month end close management
    • Policy implementation

Traits We Value

    • Appreciation for transforming health and the future of food
    • Loves a good challenge
    • Resourceful and adaptable
    • A strong sense of curiosity
    • Embraces feedback and continually seeks to improve
    • Collaborative and knows how to get things done as part of a team

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k and FSA plans
  • Cell phone bill reimbursement
  • Flexible PTO, vacation days and paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave

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