Senior Payroll Lead

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Reddit is looking for an experienced payroll administrator who can fully manage payroll for our rapidly growing company. This role will report to the Accounting Manager and will work closely with our People Ops team.


  • Manage payroll processing for 1,500 US employees, located throughout the US utilizing Workday payroll.  Process international payrolls in EMEA, Australia and Canada. Manage payroll in a high growth distributed workforce
  • Audit and review US semi-monthly payroll processes
  • Manage equity processing across countries
  • Implement system and process improvements within Workday specific to US payroll
  • Manage US third party fulfillment vendor to ensure tax compliance and funds reconciliation
  • Oversee the maintenance of a global payroll calendar and ensure all compliance related deliverables are completed on time, such as the 401K and Workers Compensation audits
  • Execute special projects cross functionally that support the growth of the business, such as Workday enhancements, system integrations, and international growth
  • Collaborate with key business partners partners such as People Operations, Stock Administration, and Accounting to ensure the payroll operation serves their needs and vice versa
  • Effectively serve as the main contact for all payroll related matters and provide prompt, friendly, and efficient customer service to employees who have questions regarding their pay, deductions, or the payroll process


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in payroll
  • 5+ years experience in progressive payroll positions in high-growth, public and multinational companies
  • Proficient with Workday Payroll, system savvy
  • Comfortable working independently in a fast-paced rapidly changing environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate cross-functionality
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion as it relates to confidential and sensitive company and employee data
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proactive in leading process improvements with the ability to take initiative to solve problems


  • Annual Personal & Professional development funds
  • Comprehensive Health benefits
  • Workspace benefits for your home office
  • 401k Matching
  • Family Planning Support
  • Flexible Vacation (please use them!) & Monthly Global Wellness Days
  • 4+ months paid Parental Leave  
  • Paid Volunteer time off

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