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South San Francisco, CA

Commissions/Payroll Accountant

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Position description

Counsyl is hiring a Commissions / Payroll Accountant to manage the company's commmission plan and support the day-to-day processing of payroll. This includes calculating sales commissions on a quarterly basis, processing all exempt and non-exempt payroll transactions, supporting audit and reporting needs, and acting as a point of contact for payroll related questions. This role will report to the Payroll Manager and will work closely with the Human Resources, Legal, Finance, and Sales Operations.

About You:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS)
  • 3-5 years experience of corporate accounting in payroll or commissions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with high attention to details. Able to stay flexible and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Work independently with minimal daily direction to accomplish objectives
  • Analytical skillset with proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with payroll processing and ADP is preferred

What You'll Do

  • Process and reconcile payroll in multiple states
  • Participate in the monthly close process, including maintaining the general ledger by posting entries and reconciling accounts
  • Partner effectively and proactively with Human Resources, Legal, Sales Operations, and Finance to ensure coordination of information across departments.
  • Review and analyze current timecards, payroll, benefits, and taxes to ensure accuracy and compliance
  • Calculate sales commissions according to the compensation plan, ensuring commission and bonus calculations are performed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Deliver compensation analytics and contribute to improvements in plan, quota and incentive design
  • Interface with all levels of the organization to answer questions, resolve issues, and provide information related to payroll and commissions
  • Research, gather, and prepare materials for workers’ compensation, tax, and financial audits as required
  • Distill complex findings and detailed research into executive summaries and presentations for crucial management and executive decisions
  • Provide high quality customer service to employees through superior technical work as well as effective project management and communication
  • Perform ad hoc services as needed

About Counsyl

Counsyl is a health technology company that offers DNA screening for diseases that can impact men, women and their children. The Counsyl philosophy is simple: screen for diseases where advanced knowledge makes a difference in health outcomes, whether it’s changing a behavior, pursuing preventative measures, or simply preparing for what lies ahead.

The Counsyl team includes an accomplished group of problem-solvers — top engineers, scientists, and designers — who are taking the lead on building the modern clinical laboratory. Scientific rigor, custom robotics, and software are at the heart of every Counsyl product, resulting in better, faster and more affordable screens that are broadly accessible. Beyond the laboratory, Counsyl offers doctors and patients a technology platform for results delivery in real time, with on-demand access to board-certified genetic counselors.

Counsyl has screened more than 600,000 patients and served more than 6,000 health care professionals in its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited and NYS CLEP-permitted clinical laboratory. The company has raised a total of $102 million and is privately backed by Pilot Growth Equity, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, David Drummond, and other high profile investors.

Interview process

Counsyl is driven by some of the brightest people in the industry. Our interview process is geared to ensure that we continue to hire the very best.

Our interview process is composed of practical and situational interviews in a series of settings spanning Skype, practical exams, and in-person meetings. Our goal is to gauge both your ability to succeed in the first 90 days as well as your capacity to scale with us as we grow.

Why Counsyl?

Throughout it all, we are looking to understand why you are driven to be a part of our company. Specifically, we want to know how you identify with our mission and will contribute to our team.

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