Sr. Payroll Analyst

Date: Sep 21, 2023

Location: San Jose, California, United States

Company: Super Micro Computer

Job Req ID: 22652

About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Super Micro Computer, Inc. is seeking for a Sr. Payroll Analyst, reporting to the Senior Payroll Manager,  to work in our HQ located in San Jose, CA. You’ll work to ensure our payroll expenses and taxes are paid correctly and on time. Our ideal candidate is analytical and methodical, with experience in payroll administration and deep knowledge of payroll regulations. We also value integrity, team spirit and strong organizational skills. Your goal will be to ensure our payroll procedures are compliant, efficient and current.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the U.S. semi-monthly payroll for both exempt and non-exempt employees.
  • Prepare and process payroll to ensures accurate, timely processing of payroll and employees in compliance with Company's policies and procedures and with federal, state, and local tax regulations
  • Process any inbound data loads including time collection data
  • Prepare on-cycle and off-cycle pay batches
  • Solid understanding of all federal/state wage and hour laws related to payroll including garnishments, benefits, leave of absence, 401k, FSA and taxes
  • Performs audits prior to payroll transmission
  • Resolve discrepancies found in reconciliations
  • Ad hoc requests related to payroll reporting from accounting, stock plan administration, HR, other functional groups
  • Prepare payroll related journal entries and reconciliations. Document and update the payroll procedures. Support external financial audit.


  • Associate or Bachelor's degree or  and 5+ years of payroll processing experience at a high-growth tech company
  • Must have recent public company experience with similar size of SMC in the US (2,500+ people organization)
  • Strong people skills required
  • CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) highly preferred
  • Experience with ADP Workforce Now and Kronos
  • Experience running payroll for 2000+ employees in different U.S. States
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and meet time sensitive deadlines
  • Expert knowledge of multi-state payroll, payroll tax rules and regulations in the U.S.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Flexible and adaptable: Candidate should be able to switch gears in various high-stress situations and apply themselves to quickly learning new technologies and adopting new methodologies.
  • Attention to detail: Candidate must live by the mantra of “the devil is in the details” and will take great pride in getting it right.
  • Results oriented: Candidate should be able to collaborate with different individuals across the organization, and “roll-up the sleeves” in order to accomplish all necessary tasks.
  • Accountability: Candidate should be a team player who leads by example, holds self-accountable for performance, takes absolute ownership, and champions of new initiatives.

Salary Range

$100,000- $140,000 

The salary offered will depend on several factors, including your location, level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience, and comparison to other employees already in this role. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, candidates may be eligible for other forms of compensation, such as participation in bonus and equity award programs.

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

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