Sr. Payroll Manager

Date: 19/08/2022

Location: San Antonio, TX, USA, 78251

Company: Tower Semiconductor Ltd.

About Tower Semiconductor

Looking for a career path in the high-tech manufacturing industry? You are welcomed to become part of a team focused on delivering the most exciting semiconductor technology to the world!  
If you enjoy working with talented people in a fast pace environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow your career in the high tech industry - then Tower Semiconductor is the place to be! Tower Semiconductor is a global specialty foundry leader! We specialize in manufacturing analog integrated circuits for more than 300 customers worldwide in growing markets such as automotive, medical, industrial, consumer and aerospace and defense, among others.

Job Description

Tower Semiconductor is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to join our fast-paced, dynamic environment and fill a key role on our payroll team. The Sr. Payroll Manager role will own the end-to-end process for maintenance of the general ledger accounts, journal entry preparation, and the bi-weekly processing of payroll. 


The Sr. Payroll Manager will sit in our beautiful San Antonio, TX campus, support all US sites in collaboration with 2 other payroll professionals and report directly to the US Manager of Compensation and Benefits.

This Job Is For You If

  • You are excited to make a difference in the lives of the employees you serve
  • You are obsessed with providing the highest level of customer service to employees
  • You are motivated by continuously improving processes, jumping into the details, and taking ownership of results

Job Requirements

  • Manage employee timekeeping requirements and associated business processes.
  • Generate biweekly payroll, reconcile, and validate gross payroll prior to closing payroll and explain differences as compared to prior biweekly payroll.
  • Produce payroll checks, emergency checks/check reissues, adjustments, refunds, and other related actions for employees.
  • Process correct garnishment calculations and ensure legal compliance.
  • Process bank transactions, including stop payments, direct deposit recalls, wire transfers and check inquiries.
  • Verify compliance with federal and state payroll requirements including taxation matters
  • Ensure proper payroll taxation of employee compensation.
  • Process accurate and timely year-end reporting (W-2, W-2c, etc.)
  • Interpret pay policies, (e.g., vacation, LOA, disability, worker’s compensation, union contracts, government regulations, withholding exemptions, etc.) and ensures appropriate amounts/deductions are calculated and applied to the various accounts correctly.
  • Audit and processes employee updates such as new hires, terminations, status changes, tax changes, deductions including union dues, direct deposits, time data, rate changes, retroactive adjustments, and special pays.
  • Create and post journal entries, reconciling payroll related accounts for month-end, quarter-end and year-end close.
  • Using knowledge of accounting and payroll, explain balances or changes from period to period in detail as they relate to financial statements.


Perks And Benefits

Industry leading healthcare.

Community outreach programs

Savings and Investments

Educational resources

Opportunities to network and connect

Recruiting incentive program

Employee recognition programs