Payroll Specialist - 6 months (temp to perm) at Chegg Inc. in San Francisco, California

Posted in Other 20 days ago.

Job Description:


Payroll Specialist - 6 months (temp to perm)

Santa Clara, CA

Your Goal:

Organization: Corporate Accounting:The Accounting team is central to Chegg - supporting every business line and functional organization at the company, nationally and worldwide. This role reports to the Sr. Payroll Operations Manager.


The candidate will be expected to:

  • Full Cycle Semi-Monthly payroll processing for all exempt and non-exempt employees in Workday

  • Review and process all New Hires and Terminations

  • Review and manage hourly time sheets for accuracy and manager approvals

  • Assure processing accuracy of payroll hours, earnings, deductions, taxes and garnishments

  • Prepare manual payments for terminations, severances, etc.

  • Process Commission and Stock Payrolls

  • Maintain and transmit deductions and data files for 401K, FSA, Commuter and HSA plans

  • Assist with Report running and Month-End/Quarter-End Processes

  • Maintain procedure manuals for all aspects of payroll

  • Participate in special projects such as Workers Comp Audit and 401k Audit

  • Have the ability and confidence to meet with employees and management and to maintain secrecy regarding employee information and financial data.

  • Assist with payroll related tasks of newly acquired companies.


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent of 5+ years of related payroll experience

  • Workday payroll software a must

  • NetSuite and Blackline a plus

  • Superb attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Effective communications and interpersonal skills

What is Chegg?

An 'always on' digital learning platform.

Chegg puts students first...Everything we build in this company is student-focused, making us the leading student-first connected learning platform. Chegg strives to improve the overall return on investment in education by helping students learn more in less time and at a lower cost. This is achieved by providing students a multitude of educational tools from affordable textbook rentals to Chegg Study which supplements their learning through 24/7 tutor access, step-by-step help with questions, and more. Chegg is a publicly-held company based in Santa Clara, California and trades on the NYSE under the symbol CHGG.

Why do we exist?

Students are working harder than ever before to stabilize their future. Our recent research study called State of the Student shows that nearly 3 out of 4 students are working to support themselves through college and 1 in 3 students feel pressure to spend more than they can afford. We founded our business on provided affordable textbook rental options to address these issues. Since then, we've expanded our offerings to supplement many facets of higher educational learning through Chegg Study, Chegg Math, and Chegg Internships and more to support students beyond their college experience. These offerings lower financial concerns for students by modernizing their learning experience. We exist so students everywhere have a smarter, faster, more affordable way to student.

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